Apr 2016

Microsoft® Access® has traditionally endured a rather unusual reputation. Power users tend to love it, while IT Administrators often feel the exact opposite. The Database Management System (DBMS) is popular with users because it combines the relational database engine with a graphical [...]

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Apr 2016

Microsoft® announced that the next major update to Windows® 10 will be released sometime this summer. As with all future updates to Windows 10, the Anniversary Update (previously known as Redstone) will be free for 270 million+ existing Windows 10 [...]

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Apr 2016

It has been two years since Microsoft® CEO Satya Nadella announced his “Mobile First, Cloud First” initiative in which Microsoft would loosen their traditional Windows®-only strategy and make many of their applications available on competing operating systems and devices. Now [...]

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Apr 2016

Last year I wrote a blog about Windows® 10 Servicing Branches. Servicing Branches are Microsoft’s method of allowing users of Windows 10 Professional, Enterprise, Education, Mobile Enterprise and IoT Core Pro editions to temporarily postpone updates and security fixes. There [...]

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Mar 2016

Microsoft® has released SharePoint® Server 2016 to OEMs. This latest version of the company’s popular web application platform will be available to Volume Licensing customers in early May. For clarification, Microsoft typically releases code to OEMs prior to making it [...]

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Mar 2016

I recently wrote a blog about the surprising announcement that Microsoft is developing a version of SQL Server® for Linux™. The Linux version of SQL isn’t expected to be released until next year, but the timing of the announcement coincides [...]

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Mar 2016

Ever since Satya Nadella took over the helm at Microsoft® two years ago the company has been full of surprises. Nadella’s highly publicized “Mobile First, Cloud First” strategy in which the company is abandoning their traditional Windows® only philosophy and [...]

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Mar 2016

One of the benefits of being an Office 365™ subscriber is that in most cases, users receive a version of Office for use on their devices when not connected to the cloud. Until now, the local version was Office 2013, [...]

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Feb 2016

Microsoft® has made no secret about their strategy to attract more software developers to their platform. They recently added two free versions of the popular SQL Server® to Azure™ which developers and customers may use for testing and development. This [...]

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Feb 2016

The next version of Dynamics AX appears to be near release. We have been expecting it this quarter and it was added to the Product Terms document on February 1.   This latest version of Dynamics AX promises to be [...]

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