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Equal Parts Aggression, Touchy-Feely-ness Out of Kaseya at Connect 2016

WEB EXCLUSIVE: New product enhancements and expansions announced at the conference take aim at Kaseya's competitors, even as CEO Fred Voccola promises collaboration.

With New Enhancements, Microsoft Partners Declare SharePoint Is Roaring Back

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Improvements like a new SharePoint Framework and more robust mobile apps have Microsoft partners bullish about the platform's direction.

SharePoint 2016, Office Online Server Hit General Availability

Microsoft released the final versions of its SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Server products on Wednesday.

Microsoft Bolsters Azure IoT with Solair Acquisition

In a move to beef up its emerging Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Microsoft on Tuesday announced the acquisition of 5-year-old Italian startup Solair.

SQL Server 2016 To Hit General Availability in June

Microsoft's next-generation relational database operating system will become publicly available on June 1, the company announced Monday.

Microsoft Bringing Intune Dashboard to Office 365 Portal

To reduce the number of its management dashboards, Microsoft said recently it will move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

Microsoft Launches Previews of Flow, PowerApps

Public previews of two new Microsoft services, Flow and PowerApps, became available on Friday.

Microsoft Gives Intune an App Management Boost

Microsoft this week announced upcoming additions to its Intune service aimed at mobile application management (MAM).

Microsoft Assures of Commitment to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft intends to support its smartphone platform "for many years," according to a leaked internal e-mail attributed to Terry Myerson, chief of Microsoft's Windows and Devices Group.

Microsoft Updates Windows Server 2016, System Center 2016 Previews

Microsoft released the latest beta versions of both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 on Wednesday.

Skype for Business Hits Preview for Mac, Office 2016 Perks Announced

Microsoft on Tuesday launched an invite-only preview of its Skype for Business product for Mac clients.

Microsoft Makes Yammer 'External Groups' Live

Users of Microsoft's enterprise social networking service can now collaborate with people outside their organizations.

Dell Launches IoT Program, Includes Microsoft as Partner

Microsoft is among over two dozen companies that have joined Dell's newly launched effort to create an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem.

Microsoft, Google To Stop Calling Regulatory Foul on Each Other

Microsoft and Google have declared a ceasefire on filling legal complaints against each other with government regulators.

Nadella Hails Office 365 as Key to Microsoft's Platform Growth

During Microsoft's third-quarter earnings call last week, CEO Satya Nadella touted Office 365 as a new cornerstone of Microsoft's embrace-and-extend philosophy that once made Windows the standard for business computing.

Microsoft's Q3 Earnings Miss Despite Surge in Cloud Business

Microsoft's transition to the cloud hit some speed bumps the third quarter of its fiscal 2016.

Microsoft's Skype Bot Gets Mac and Web Support

Microsoft this week added support for Mac and Web clients to its consumer Skype bot client previews.

Intel Cuts 12K Jobs as It Pivots Away from PC Business

With prospects low for a revival in the PC market, Intel this week announced a significant restructuring that will reduce its workforce by 11 percent, or 12,000 employees.

SQL Server 2016 Nears Completion with 'Final' Release Candidate

Microsoft recently issued the final release candidate (RC) of its upcoming SQL Server 2016 product.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Container Service

Microsoft's Azure Container Service became commercially available on Tuesday, alongside the launch of a new open source project from partner Mesosphere.