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Windows 10's ID Management and Security Controls

Microsoft outlined some of the new security features making its way to the company's next OS.

Microsoft's Guidelines for Deploying Windows

Microsoft released this week a guide for IT on how to properly deploy Windows, no matter the environment size.

October SharePoint Cumulative Update Released

Microsoft this week released updates for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013.

Microsoft's Device Manager Tool To Be Called 'Microsoft Intune'

Microsoft plans to rename Windows Intune, calling it "Microsoft Intune" with its next major update release.

Microsoft Planning To Simplify Windows 10 App Deployments

Microsoft announced Windows 10 earlier this week and has already highlighted some perks for the enterprise to come, but even more details concerning Microsoft's Windows 10 vision came from an Oct. 1 blog post (now inaccessible).

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3

SQL Server 2008 Release 2 Service Pack 3 has been released by Microsoft.

'Groups' Office 365 Collaboration Feature Rolling Out Now

A new Groups collaboration feature for Office 365 started to roll out to subscribers on Thursday, according to Microsoft.

2 Microsoft Cert Exam Types Available Online

The Microsoft Certified Professional and Microsoft Technology Associate exams can now be taken online from remote locations.

Office on Demand Feature Halted for Office 365 Subscriptions

Microsoft has announced that starting in November, the Office on Demand feature from Office 365 subscriptions will be eliminated.

Microsoft Shuts Down Trustworthy Computing Group

Among the 2,100 employees laid off on Thursday, Microsoft shut down the company's Trustworthy Computing (TwC) Group.

Microsoft's Office 365 Update Tips for IT

IT pros who want to test Office 365 updates before widely rolling them out are getting some advice from Microsoft.

Microsoft's September Patch: IE Zero-Day Flaw Gets Fix

Microsoft's monthly Security Update was released on Tuesday with one bulletin item rated "critical" and three "important" items.

Microsoft Breaks Down Confusing SharePoint Patch Process

Microsoft this week provided insight to its SharePoint Server 2013 patch process.

Gartner: Windows 7 Shops Should Start Planning Migration Now

According to a Gartner report, IT pros should be making plans now for moving off Windows 7.

Microsoft Releases 'Critical' IE and Windows Media Center Fixes

Microsoft released August's patch on Tuesday with nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven rated "important" -- that address 37 flaws across multiple Microsoft products.

Out-of-Date ActiveX Blocking Delayed Until September

Microsoft announced that its plans to blocks older installations of ActiveX for Internet Explorer has been pushed back to Sept. 9.

Internet Explorer To Block Outdated ActiveX Versions

ActiveX blocking capabilities will be making their way to Internet Explorer browsers on Aug. 12, according to Microsoft.

Ransomware Targeting Synology NAS Servers Encrypts User Data

Ransomware that is currently going after Synology network attached storage (NAS) servers has been disclosed by the Taiwan-based storage hardware maker Synology.

Azure Active Directory Connections Streamlining Tool Hits Beta

A new setup tool for IT pros called "Azure Active Directory Connect" has entered beta testing.

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