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Dell Announces Flash Arrays with Support for Virtualized Environments

New flash-based storage arrays with strong ties to virtual environments were recently announced by Dell.

Microsoft Postpones Rollout of New Azure Active Directory Security Certs

Microsoft on Monday pulled the plug on releasing its updated Azure Active Directory to a later date.

Sluggish IT Job Market Predicted for Next 6 Months

Given recent U.S. employment trends, analysts are predicting a weak IT market for those looking for a new job.

System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview Update 1605 Now Available

The latest System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) technical preview update arrived this week.

Windows 7 Gets Massive 'Convenience Rollups'

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of so-called "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Windows 10 Advanced Threat Protection Preview Expanded

Microsoft's Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection preview for Windows is now available for a larger field of IT pros to test, the company announced on Monday.

Guard Against Rogue Admins with Microsoft Shielded VM

Microsoft is providing more details on its upcoming security focused Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter feature.

Windows Update Support Comes to Server Management Tools

Microsoft's Server Management Tools, currently in preview now have support for Windows Update.

Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview Gets Additional Features

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory (AD) Domain Services preview is getting some new tools and features this week.

Office Online Server Released for MSDN Users

On Monday Microsoft released Office Online Server for subscribers of MSDN.

Microsoft To End Free Windows 10 Offer in June

Both Microsoft's deal to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, along with the Windows 10 nagware, will end on July 29.

SharePoint Server 2016 Released

Both SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Servers were released to the public on Wednesday.

SHA-1 Security Certificates To Be Blocked in IE and Edge

Both Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge Web browsers will deny SHA-1 certificates for security later this year.

Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2016 Coming June 1

SQL Server 2016 will be available starting June 1, Microsoft announced on Monday.

New Technical Previews for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Released

Both System Center 2016 and Windows Server 2016 received new technical preview versions on Wednesday.

Microsoft Releases Yammer External Groups Feature

Yammer's new "external groups" collaboration feature went live on Tuesday.

Microsoft Warns Against Applying Flawed WSUS Update

Microsoft said that enterprises using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) should avoid applying update KB3148812.

Microsoft Releases Cloud Support Resource Database for IT Pros

A free education resource center for all things Microsoft Cloud has been released this week by the company.

Microsoft Advises Shops Move Away from Older Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft said that IT pros have a year to move to the company's newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.

SQL Server 2016 RC3 Out Now

Microsoft announced late last week that the final SQL Server 2016 release candidate is now available.

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