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Microsoft Said that Office Online Server Is 'Essential' for SharePoint 2016

Microsoft last week indicated that Office Online Server will be "essential" for SharePoint Server 2016.

SharePoint Server 2016 RTM Bits Released

Microsoft today announced that its SharePoint Server 2016 has hit the "release-to-manufacturing" (RTM) milestone.

Microsoft Announced SQL Server Is Coming to Linux

Microsoft this week announced that SQL Server 2016 database system will be landing on Linux.

Major Windows 10 Update May Be Coming this Summer

This year may see a different release schedule for updated version of Microsoft's latest OS, according to reports.

Office 365 Admin Center Getting Global Rollout

Microsoft announced today that Office 365 subscribers worldwide soon will be getting the Admin Center management console.

Microsoft StorSimple Virtual Array Now Available

Microsoft's StorSimple Virtual Array product, a hybrid storage solution, was commercially released this week.

SDP for IaaS Initiative Launches at RSA Conference

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) announced the formation of a new Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) initiative during this week's RSA Security Conference.

Azure Active Directory Identity Protection Preview Released

Microsoft released a preview today of its new identity protection service, which is powered by Azure cloud services.

Microsoft Advocates Security Through Timely Patching

Organizations can ensure security by keeping Windows up to date, and they should patch their line-of-business applications as well.

Windows Patch Security Tops IT Pro Concerns

System security concerns did not diminish among IT pros in 2015, but mobile was deemed less problematic, according to an industry survey.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Windows Threat Protection Service

Microsoft unveiled today that it has a new security service known as "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection."

Microsoft Fixing Outlook 2016 POP3 Issues

Microsoft late last week acknowledged a problem with Outlook 2016 when used with POP3 accounts.

SharePoint 2016 May Have RTM Release on March 14

A recent report suggested that SharePoint Server 2016 is headed for a March 14 "release-to-manufacturing" release.

Microsoft Outlines Upcoming Improvements to Office 365 and Azure Security

Microsoft this week revealed some security tweaks coming to the company's cloud-based offerings.

Improved Security Coming to Windows PowerShell 5.0

Microsoft has said that when PowerShell 5.0 arrives later this month, new security improvements will be coming with it.

Windows Embedded Support Window for Intel Skylake Devices Reduced

Microsoft this week confirmed that it is shortening support for Windows Embedded 7/8.1 devices on Intel Skylake processors.

Hybrid Exchange Server 2013 Environments Face April Mandatory Update Deadline

Microsoft will be issuing an Exchange security certificate renewal in April that, if not applied by organizations running a hybrid environment, could put a halt to the server.

FIDO Creates Group To Improve Password-Based Web Security

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has created a modern Web Authentication Working Group focused on Web access security, according to an announcement made last week.

Office Delve Profiles Improved for Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft this week has improved its Delve profile feature found in Office 365 subscriptions.

Microsoft's Bumpy February Security Patch

Microsoft's February patch, released last Tuesday, has caused some problems for Windows 10 and Office 2013 users.

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