Microsoft Teams overtakes Slack with 13 million daily users

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Microsoft is finally revealing exactly how many people are using its Slack competitor Microsoft Teams. The software maker says that more than 13 million people are using Microsoft Teams daily, along with more than 19 million weekly active users. This is the first time Microsoft has revealed an active user count, and the company’s previous […]. News Microsoft

Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1

Anoop

I’m hoping to give some fair bit of idea about Microsoft Intune for SCCM admins. The post Microsoft Intune for SCCM Admins Part 1 appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

Make No Mistake — Microsoft Is A Security Company Now

Forrester IT

Microsoft has announced support for macOS in its rebranded Microsoft Defender ATP product, taking this product from being an offering that could be considered an add-on for hardening its own operating system to a multiplatform security solution.

Microsoft and Salesforce.com are buddies? Get nervous

David Linthicum

Microsoft and its new SaaS pal, Salesforce.com, announced a surprise partnership around Office 365. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Microsoft Microsoft Azure Microsoft Office 365 Salesforce.com Cloud Computing

Microsoft brings Plug and Play to IoT

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Microsoft today announced that it wants to bring the ease of use of Plug and Play, which today allows you to plug virtually any peripheral into a Windows PC without having to worry about drivers, to IoT devices. Typically, getting an IoT device connected and up and running takes some work, even with modern deployment […]. CTO News

Service Providers Begin To Get With The New Dynamic At Microsoft

Forrester IT

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a statement last year at a media briefing that has stuck with me: “ Our business model fundamentally is about creating more surplus outside us.

Wunderlist Joins Microsoft

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Tuesday, June 2 Microsoft and Wunderlist announced their joining of forces. I've been using and recommending Wunderlist to others for months and can see why Microsoft was so interested in them. Now we all have to hope Microsoft keeps Wunderlist focused on what matters most to us. Here is the news: Microsoft has indeed added Wunderlist to its growing collection of fabulous productivity apps, the companies confirmed today.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

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It might be a surprise to you that Microsoft App-V has actually been around for a while. Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft

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When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. News Trends microsoft Microsoft Windows Twitter Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8

Tech Titans Google And Microsoft Are Transforming Cybersecurity

Forrester IT

Last April, we outlined how the “Tech Titans” (Amazon, Google, and Microsoft) were poised to change the cybersecurity landscape by introducing a new model for enterprises to consume cyber security solutions.

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Microsoft admits Outlook.com hackers were able to access emails

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Microsoft has admitted that its Outlook.com security breach was worse than the company initially revealed. Microsoft’s notification revealed that hackers could have viewed account email addresses, folder names, and subject […]. The software maker started notifying some Outlook.com users late on Friday night that a hacker was able to access accounts for months earlier this year.

SCCM Co-Management Virtual LAB from Microsoft

Anoop

Many IT Pros use Microsoft Virtual LABs as their free training resource. Recently there were many changes in Microsoft Virtual Labs, and most of the SCCM Labs disappeared. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

Microsoft Office Finally Makes its iPad Debut

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On March 27 th , Microsoft’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint became available in the App Store for the iPad. Microsoft asserts that the new applications maintain the functionality and familiarity associated with Microsoft Office, “while offering a fantastic touch experience built from the ground up for iPad.” While some have speculated that business strategy has postponed the iPad debut, others chalk it up to internal disagreements within Microsoft. By ShannonPerry.

Microsoft Azure Deepens Kubernetes Support

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Azure has extended its support for Kubernetes and the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System to provide either as container orchestration options, along with Docker Swarm. Microsoft SharedRead More.

How Microsoft's cloud push will affect your job

David Linthicum

Microsoft is going cloud -- or already has gone cloud , depending on whom you talk to. Cloud Computing Microsoft Azure IT Jobs Cloud Computing read more.

Microsoft Is Worth as Much as Apple. How Did That Happen?

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Since Satya Nadella became CEO, Microsoft has almost tripled its market cap to $850 billion plus, and on Friday it replaced Apple as the world’s most valuable company on NYSE. Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world. CTO News MicrosoftIt was big and still quite profitable, but the company had […].

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Microsoft Signs Biggest Wind-Power Deal for Wyoming Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Corp. Infrastructure Microsoft Powercommitted to its largest wind-power purchase to date Read More.

Latest Microsoft Data Center Design Gets Close to Unity PUE

Data Center Knowledge

Cooling Data Center Design Featured Microsoft Quincy, Wash Innovation in data center design by cloud giants has widespread implications for their users as well as for the data center industry in general. Read More.

How Microsoft positioned itself for hybrid cloud leadership

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Microsoft graduated from its rebellious, ’90s, teenage years to become an enterprise leader across some of the hottest computing domains, from software and cloud to analytics and AI. It was a journey not without bumps, but one that has solidified Microsoft at the top of a market largely dominated by consumer-focused tech companies.

Everyone Should Patch, Always: Microsoft patches Windows zero-day used by multiple cyber-espionage groups

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Microsoft has patched a zero-day escalation of privilege bug in Windows after Kaspersky Lab researchers noticed multiple cyber-espionage groups exploiting it. Microsoft classified the issue as an “elevation of privilege” vulnerability and says that before an attacker could use this zero-day to gain elevated privileges, they’ll […]. Cyber Security News Microsoft

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Microsoft Wants to Patent an Underwater Data Center Reef

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Data Center Design MicrosoftPatent application describes ways to make the cloud an attractive home for marine life Read More.

Microsoft Releases Security Advisory 2896666

IT Pros Rock!

Today we released Security Advisory 2896666 regarding an issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 through 2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. The current versions of Microsoft Windows and Office are not affected by this issue. Microsoft Windows Security Advisory Microsoft Office

Microsoft to Build Out, Probably Upgrade, Boydton Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Technology Washington DC Area IT-PAC Microsoft 'Generation 5' Raleigh-Durham RichmondThe timing of the company’s move points to the likelihood that it may be upgrading its facility near Richmond and Raleigh for its “Generation 5” DC platform. Read More.

Microsoft: Government Should Regulate IoT Security

Data Center Knowledge

Business Cloud Featured Internet of Things Microsoft Regulation SecurityAzure IoT engineering head says bar is low in IoT security, and government should get involved Read More.

With Microsoft Data Center Deal, EdgeConneX Takes on Wholesale Giants

Data Center Knowledge

Chicago Cloud Computing Colocation EdgeConneX Featured MicrosoftMultiple ongoing mega-scale builds in the US and Europe indicate that the company is looking beyond its initial edge-focused strategy. Read More.

Microsoft takes on Google Optimize with Clarity

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Microsoft today launched a new web analytics product in beta. Clarity is designed to help developers understand user behavior at scale, including why users struggle, where they run into issues, and why they abandon a website. The web analytics space has seen quite a bit of movement over the past two years. Google Optimize 360, the […]. CTO News

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Microsoft Probes Cause of Global Web Outage

Data Center Knowledge

The outage was the second this month for Microsoft’s online services Read More. Cloud Computing Downtime Microsoft Shared

Microsoft opens up

IT Toolbox

For years Microsoft denied this. Finally MicrosoftI knew it would happen sooner or later. There is no possible way that the closed source model will ever be a successful one for software which is integral to computer usage. They called open source software a cancer and a disease and vowed to destroy it. Well maybe not in those exact words but very similar.

Microsoft shrinks Kinect into a $399 cloud-powered PC peripheral

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While it was a successful console accessory initially, its bundling and lack of games with the Xbox One forced Microsoft to rethink its entire approach to Kinect. Microsoft is now packaging up all of […]. Kinect originally debuted as an Xbox 360 accessory for motion sensing so you could control games with your hands or body.

Microsoft fights ransomware, Instagram hacked, Scary biometric database, Cybersecurity culture

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The following are some of the cybersecurity topics we are tracking: OneDrive can now automatically backup your PC’s documents, pictures, and desktop folders Windows 10 users can now get additional file protection thanks to Microsoft's new initiative. Microsoft today began rolling out OneDrive's new folder protection feature that automatically backs up your PC's documents, pictures, … News Microsoft

Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop lets you run Windows 10 in the cloud

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Microsoft announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure-based service that provides a full virtualized multi-user Windows 10 experience. There are plenty of third-party solutions for running a Windows desktop in the cloud, but until now, Microsoft itself seemed hesitant to offer the same kind of user experience. News Microsoft

Microsoft MVP Award 2019 – The Journey from 4000 to 3000 ?

Anoop

Another Microsoft MVP Award 2019 announcement is here. I feel humbled to receive Microsoft MVP award for five (5) consecutive years. The post Microsoft MVP Award 2019 – The Journey from 4000 to 3000 ? Awards featured Intune Community Microsoft MVP Award 2019 SCCM CommunitySubscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link]. It’s another year, and we are in July.

Microsoft cuts Skype jobs in London

Computer Weekly

Microsoft is consolidating its Skype staff in London to one office and merging some roles, which could result in more than 200 job cuts

Microsoft Launches Security Score for Office 365

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Cloud Computing Microsoft Security SharedOne company says it will use scores in determining cyberinsurance premiums Read More.

Microsoft and Google cloud users suffer service outages

Computer Weekly

Downtime hits Microsoft and Google cloud users as rival service providers both experience technical difficulties

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