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Latest Surface Book Firmware Adds Support for Upcoming Product Release

We clued you in to the recently released Surface Book firmware update. This update is the first since August. The Surface Book update history has now been updated to explain that the majority of what was updated is to add support for an upcoming product release. Does this mean Microsoft will be announcing a product other than what was announced during its October NYC Barnum moment? Or, does this f...

ConfigMgr CB 1606 Provides Support for Windows Server 2016

New MVP, Mike Terrill may have been the first one to notice this… #ConfigMgr CB 1606 now supports running on Windows Server 2016! Details here: https://t.co/une72aD1wQ — Mike Terrill [MVP] (@miketerrill) October 31, 2016 From Supported operating systems for System Center Configuration Manager site system servers: Windows Server 2016 is supported beginning with Configuration Manager ver...

Microsoft Plans to Push the Open Compute Project in New Directions

Launched 5 years ago, Microsoft believes Facebook’s Open Compute Project has stalled. The software company will be introducing Project Olympus – the generation hyperscale cloud hardware design and a new model for open source hardware development with the OCP community. Kushagra Vaid GM, Azure Hardware Infrastructure will be speaking tomorrow about Project Olympus at Zettastructure: The Europ...

Microsoft Delivers New Scheduling Experience for Outlook for iOS

Today, we are thrilled to announce another step in that journey with a powerful scheduling assistant on Outlook for iOS. Inspired by the well-loved scheduling assistant of Outlook on the desktop, you can now easily see your coworkers’ availability and find a time that works for everyone—all from the palm of your hand. The Outlook for iOS update today delivers a new scheduling assistant capability....

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Goes GA Today, SharePoint Integration Coming

Today marks general availability of Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, which enable people to automate workflows and quickly build custom apps that suit their specific needs. Earlier this year, we announced integration of SharePoint with Microsoft Flow, enabling you to create and launch flows directly from a SharePoint list. We also announced that native integration of PowerApps and SharePoint would dr...

New Surface Firmware Rolling Out To End October

Expect new firmware to show up today for owners of Microsoft’s Surface Book. Here’s what you can expect to see: Driver update for Marvel AVASTAR Bluetooth Radio Adapter Driver update for Surface DTX Driver update for Surface System Aggregator Firmware Driver update for Surface Embedded Controller Firmware Driver update for Surface UEFI The last firmware updates were supplied in August....

Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 Launches

Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016, marking the tenth major release for the product. This release, like most Microsoft products these days, focuses on a Hybrid solution, providing both on-premises and Azure capabilities – with the ultimate goal of weaning Enterprises off on-premises reliance eventually. Here’s the key new capabilities: Hybrid connectiv...

Power BI Reports in SSRS Now Available in Tech Preview

The Technical Preview of Power BI reports in SQL Server Reporting Services is now available to try in the Azure Marketplace. To test it out you’ll first need a Microsoft Azure subscription. Those without a subscription to Microsoft Azure can sign up HERE for free and receive a $200 credit. Power BI reports for SSRS is available in the Azure Marketplace here: https://portal.azure.com/#create/...