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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.

Microsoft Suggests Blocking .NET Framework 4.6.1 for Exchange Server Users

.NET Framework 4.6.1 should be avoided for the near future for those enterprises running Exchange Server.

Windows Nano Server Management Tools Released

Microsoft this week released a preview of its Server Management Tools, which works with the new Nano Server for Windows Server 2016.

Windows 10 Updates and Tracking Resources for IT Pros Released

Microsoft on Tuesday updated its latest OS.

Orgs Choosing SharePoint Server Over Office 365

A recent report found that a majority of companies used SharePoint Server on premises in 2015 ore than the SharePoint Online service, which is part of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud offerings.

Emergency Java Security Fix Released for Windows

Oracle on Monday released an out-of-band patch aimed at fixing an issue when installing Java on Windows.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Search Diagnostic Tool

Microsoft's search field engineers have released a free tool to help to find and fix search issues in SharePoint Server.

Microsoft's Enterprise Agreements Increasing Minimum to 500 this Summer

Microsoft this week announced that it will be changing the minimum Enterprise Agreement (EA) count qualifications this July.

Windows 10 Is Now Classified as a 'Recommended Update'

Microsoft on Monday changed the classification of Windows 10 from "optional update" to a "recommended update."

Azure Stack Preview Now Available

Microsoft on Friday released its Azure Stack technical preview, which looks to expand organizational access to the company's cloud services.

Office Online Editing Available in Third-Party Cloud Storage Services

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Office Online users can coauthor files in real time that are stored in third-party cloud storage services including Box, Citrix ShareFile, Dropbox and Egnyte.

Azure Stack Preview Coming this Week

Microsoft on Tuesday said that the first Azure Stack technical preview will be released at the end of the week.

Aging Hardware Is Affecting IT Security Confidence

According to a recent report by Cisco, more than half of enterprise have a lack of confidence in their security efforts.

Microsoft's Group Policy Analysis Tool Released

A light software tool for IT to compare Group Policy Objects (GPOs) is now out.

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate Out Now

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) and an RC of Project Server 2016 was released today.

Majority of Orgs Moving to Windows 10 Will Finish Migration by End of 2016

According to a recent survey, a majority of organizations that have begun the move to Windows 10 will be done by the end of 2016.

Some Processors and Hardware Will Only Support Windows 10

Microsoft is altering product lifecycle support for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 based on hardware.

Windows 8 Is No Longer Supported by Microsoft

Windows 8 lost "extended support" on Tuesday, making the OS more vulnerable to security issues.

Skype for Business Gets New Reporting Tools

Skype for Business Online will be receiving an injection of new analytics and reporting capabilities thanks to the acquisition of software made by Event Zero.

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