Microsoft Link Roundup

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Jan 20, 20152 mins
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Stay on Top of Windows 10, Licensing Updates, and More

And we’re back with more of the latest and greatest news and opinions on all things Microsoft. From staying up to the minute on Windows 10 to getting the most out of Office 365 to getting prepared for Windows Server 2003 EOS, we’ve got all the information you know you want, right here.

Analysts Highlight Microsoft Windows Per-User Licensing Nuances for Organizations

Organizations likely will need a little guidance with Microsoft rolling out its new Windows per-user licensing, coming next month. By Kurt Mackie November 14, 2014

How to get the latest build for Windows 10

Microsoft keeps enhancing each new build for its Windows 10 Technical Preview. Here’s how to ensure you’re running the latest edition By Lance Whitney CNET November 14, 2014

Homeland Security Alerts on End of Windows Server 2003 support

An alert from US-CERT (the Computer Emergency Readiness Team) warns of dangerous consequences for organizations that continue to run Windows Server 2003 R2. By Larry Seltzer November 13, 2014

Free Office in the cloud? Read this first.

“Office is free for you to use on your smartphone or tablet if, and only if you are not using it for commercial purposes [and] you are not performing advanced editing.” By Jeffery Schwartz November 4, 2014

Office 365 Business Users Getting New ‘Clutter’ E-Mail Feature

Microsoft is now starting to roll out its new “Clutter” e-mail prioritization feature to its Office 365 business users. By Kurt Mackie November 12, 2014

Microsoft Rebrands Lync as ‘Skype for Business’; Readies 2015 Releases

Microsoft is rebranding its unified-communications line-up from Lync to Skype for Business, and is readying the next releases of those products for the first half of 2015. By Mary Jo Foley November 11, 2014

Microsoft Demos Disaster Recovery Feature Slated for Windows Server

Storage Replica, which Microsoft sometimes calls Windows Volume Replication (or WVR) provides block-level, synchronous replication between servers or cluster to provide disaster recovery. By Jeffery Schwartz November 3, 2014

Microsoft Intune Updates Arriving This Week

Microsoft is rolling out November updates to its Intune device management service this week, starting today. By Kurt Mackie November 17, 2014

Microsoft Identity Manager Preview Now Available

Microsoft announced the preview release today of its latest identity and access management product. By Kurt Mackie November 18, 2014

Finally, just for fun… Tech Turkeys for 2014

By Roger Cheng CNET November 26, 2014

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