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Microsoft furthers hybrid cloud strategy with new management features

Microsoft is adding the Operations Management Suite to System Center, extending the hybrid cloud management tool to System Center.

How Wakefield Canada decided on which tablet to get their sales team

When deciding which tablets to get for its sales team, Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor of Castrol products in Canada, took the radical step of asking them which one they wanted.

Microsoft adds large meetings, direct connections to Skype for Business

Microsoft is adding a host of new features to Skype for Business, including the ability to broadcast meetings to as many as 10,000 people. Office 365 enterprise customers can register now to get a preview of the features.

Nadella's 'tough choices' begin with AOL, Uber deals

Microsoft is getting out of a couple of businesses, including display ads and collecting map information. The moves come just days after CEO Satya Nadella told employees to brace for tough choices ahead and to prepare for a new company strategy of focusing on core strengths, and forming partnerships for everything else.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 central to Windows 10 strategy

Microsoft is getting ready to take the wraps off of Visual Studio 2015, which will become generally available on July 20. But the company unveiled a little teaser on its blog, thanks to S. Somasegar, corporate vice president of Microsoft's developer division.

One month before Windows 10 launch, Microsoft has a new mission

Today marks exactly one month before the much-anticipated release of Windows 10. It also marks the beginning of a new mission for Microsoft to help every individual and every organization "achieve more' that will shape the company's strategy going forward.

Champion Solutions Group acquires allAware to expand its enterprise mobility offerings

Cloud provider Champion Solutions Group has acquired allAware, a mobile and cloud technology provider, for an undisclosed consideration. Champion Solutions Group said it will expand its Microsoft Cloud capabilities outside of the Office 365 space with the acquisition of allAware, which develops Microsoft mobile apps for organizations.

Microsoft revs up Windows 10 Mobile build process

Now that Microsoft has Windows 10 for PCs mostly ready for its launch next month, it is going gangbusters on Windows 10 for mobile. It unveiled on Thursday yet another build for Windows Insiders to peruse.

Microsoft adds multi-identity support for iOS devices using Office apps with Intune

Microsoft is adding multi-identity support for iOS devices using Word, PowerPoint, and OneDrive apps so that users can access both their personal and work accounts in the same Office mobile apps while Intune mobile application management policies are only applied to the user's work account.

Spotlight: Microsoft launches Word, Excel and PowerPoint for Android phones

Microsoft on Wednesday launched its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for Android phones.