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Whiteboard App Preview for Team Collaborations Released

A new tool that allows teams collaborate using "digital canvas" that can hold drawings, images and notes has been released in preview this week by Microsoft.

OneDrive Sync Client Now Available

Aimed at end users, Microsoft this week published new OneDrive Sync Client tutorials.

Comparing SharePoint Framework Extensions with the 'Classic' Custom Code Model

Microsoft broke down some of the details of updating "classic" model SharePoint site customizations to the "modern" SharePoint Framework Extensions (SPFx).

PowerShell Support and Activity Dashboards Coming to Microsoft Teams

New and increased management perks for IT pros, including to improvements for end users, are coming to Teams.

Azure Location Based Services Hits the Preview Stage

Microsoft this week previewed Azure Location Based Services, a new set of services with APIs for developers that lets applications tap geographical information.

Microsoft: That Windows ASLR Flaw Is Actually a Feature

Microsoft is rationalizing that an apparent security flaw in the ASLR Windows protection scheme was placed there on purpose.

Partnership Between Microsoft and SAP To Support Cloud-Based ERP Solutions

Microsoft and SAP have expanded their 20-year partnership by engineering SAP's cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to run on Microsoft Azure datacenter infrastructure.

Azure 'Bare Metal' Migration Solution Gets Scorn from VMware

VMware doesn't have kind words for Microsoft's recently announced preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Azure hardware.

macOS Conditional Access Support Added to Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory now supports the setting of macOS device conditional access policies using Microsoft Intune, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Azure ExpressRoute Monitoring Previewed by Microsoft

Microsoft announced a preview of a new Azure ExpressRoute monitoring capability last week.

Microsoft Releases System Center Version 1711 Preview

Microsoft announced this week that System Center 1711 preview can now be downloaded.

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection To Receive Additional Safeguards

Microsoft this week announced that protection services from Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften will be added to its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Upgrade Tool

Microsoft showed off how the Windows Analytics tools can support getting ready for Windows 10 deployments.

Troubleshooting Portal Added to Microsoft Intune

Microsoft has added new troubleshooting capabilities to its Intune service, as managed using the Azure Portal.

Microsoft Recommends Configuration Change for Orgs Using Active Directory Federation Server

Microsoft is advising that those using Azure Active Directory with federation should make a configuration change to take advantage of newly added resilience improvements.

Older Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Migration Assistance Added

IT pros should switch Azure Active Directory conditional access policies that were created using the "classic" Azure portal to policies supported by the new Azure Portal.

Microsoft Releases First Semiannual Windows Server 2016 Update

Windows Server version 1709 was released on Tuesday, Microsoft announced.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Now Available

There's plenty of tweaks targeted at IT pros in Microsoft's latest update for Windows 10.

Massive Wireless Security Protocol Vulnerability Disclosed

A major flwa in the WPA2 wireless network protocol was disclosed by security researchers this week.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update To Improve Log File Access

Microsoft will make it a little easier for IT pros and developers to read update log files for debugging purposes with the release of the Windows 10 "fall creators update" (version 1709).

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