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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.

Windows 10 Management in System Center Configuration Manager Demoed

Microsoft last week showed off how System Center Configuration Manager will show Windows 10 servicing details.

Microsoft: Prepare for Internet Explorer End of Support

According to Microsoft, enterprises should upgrade their older versions of Internet Explorer to IE 11 before "uninstalling" ahead of this week's end-of-support deadline.

Microsoft Will Notify Users Targeted by State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Microsoft last week announced that they will inform customers if their online and cloud accounts have been targeted or compromised by representatives of nation states.

BizTalk Server 2016 Roadmap and Azure Integration Outlined

Details about Microsoft's plans pertaining to its next BizTalk Server product and associated Azure plans were disclosed late last month.

Internet Explorer, .NET Framework and SQL Server Versions Losing Support in 2016

Many Microsoft products will be losing "extended support" in the coming 12 months.

December Outlook 2010 Patch Pulled

Microsoft has retracted an Outlook 2010 security update after users reported running into multiple issues.

'Linux on Azure' Cert Program Now Live

Microsoft, in conjunction with the Linux Foundation, released a new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) program for those seeking Linux on Azure certifications this week.

Microsoft Ending Support for Some .NET Framework Versions

Microsoft sent a warning that versions 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1 of .NET Framework will be losing product support in January.

2 Azure Cache Services Ending in 2016

Microsoft has decided to stop offering a couple of Azure cache services in favor of its Azure Redis Cache service.

Azure Security Center Preview Released

Microsoft last week released the first preview for its Azure-based security tools.

Browsium's Web App Compatability Tool Now Available

Browsium on Monday released a new tool for keeping track of Web app and browser compatibility issues.

Survey Shows IT Views on Windows Server 2016

A survey published Wednesday reveals that IT pros are very interested in Windows Server 2016's upcoming Hyper-V features.

Enterprise Mode Tools for Internet Explorer Improved

Enhancements for the Internet Explorer app aimed at compatibility issues have been released this week by Microsoft.

Dell Certificates Blocked by Microsoft

Two Dell certificates have been rejected by Microsoft due to security concerns.

Microsoft Updates Skype for Business with New Features

Microsoft on Monday announced that new Skype for Business features are now available.

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 Released

Microsoft's SQL Server 202 is getting scalability, performance and diagnostics improvements with the arrival of the latest service pack.

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