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SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Now Available

Upgrades, improvements and new features for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Online were released this week by Microsoft.

Microsoft Revamps MCSE Cert Program

Recently Microsoft's Certification group released additional MCSE and MCSD certificate titles and altered the program so that the titles no longer have an expiration date.

Microsoft's EMET Security Tool To Lose Support

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, which aimed to protect against malware attack scenarios and exploit methods, will be shutting down shortly.

Windows Update Model Causing Issues in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

The latest update service model for Windows 7 and 8.1 clients is causing complications for those running System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM 2007).

Windows Zero-Day Flaw Surrounded by Controversy

An alleged Russian hacking group by the name of Strontium is actively exploiting a recently disclosed Windows flaw.

Microsoft Increasing Open Source Datacenter Efforts with 'Project Olympus'

Microsoft is planning to speed up datacenter hardware contributions to the Open Compute Project (OCP) with a new "Project Olympus" effort.

Skype for Business Client Changes Coming Soon

New changes and features to Skype for Business client app on Mac and mobile devices are being delivered.

Microsoft Details SharePoint, PowerApps and Flow Upgrades and Availability

Microsoft announced this week that PowerApps and Flow dev services will be available in the next few days.

Azure Active Directory Tool Preview Aims at Syncing Error Reports

Azure Active Directory Connect Health service now has a new Sync Error Reports preview available.

Google Now Offering Windows Server Instances

Google this week said that Windows Server 2016 VMs are now available through its datacenter service offerings.

Microsoft Releases Security Sandbox Tool for SharePoint

Microsoft recently unveiled new sandbox security capabilities for SharePoint Server.

Microsoft Details Upcoming SharePoint Improvements

Mark Kashman, a senior product manager on Microsoft's SharePoint team, provided the details on improvements coming to both SharePoint and OneDrive for Business products.

Skype for Business Support Comes to VMware Horizon VDI

Microsoft will enable Skype for Business communications using VMware's Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

Microsoft's Anti-Recon Tool Aims To Strengthen Network Security

Microsoft has released a PowerShell script that will block attacks from spreading in a network after a breach.

Microsoft's Update Catalog Receives Support for More Web Browsers

Internet Explorer is no longer the exclusive browser for accessing Microsoft Update Catalog.

Microsoft Officially Releases Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft today announced that Windows Server 2016 and the System Center 2016 management suite of products have reached "general availability" (GA) status.

Token Lifetime Policies for Azure Active Directory Hits Preview

A new application control feature in Azure Active Directory is now available for preview.

Advice for Navigating Microsoft's Latest Patch Model

Security software vendor Shavlik has provided some tips and thoughts on this week's Patch Tuesday release.

Microsoft Releases Identity Manager Service Pack 1

Microsoft this week released the first service pack for its Identity Manager 2016.

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access and Information Protection Services Now Available

This week, Microsoft indicated that its Conditional Access service and its Information Protection service for Azure AD were generally available, with caveats.

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