Microsoft's New Solutions to Bestow IT Professionals with Improved Productivity Tools

By CIOReview | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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CHICAGO, IL: To endow IT professionals with new generation enterprise computing and management infrastructure, Microsoft has announced the upcoming range of cloud technology, products and services including Windows management, MS Office and SQL Server.

Microsoft product portfolio consists of new management option for Windows 10 to maintain devices with security updates and Windows features, increased managing ability of Windows Store for Business and System Center Configuration Manager, providing advanced tools to deploy, update and secure Windows 10.

To transform companies into data-driven organization, Microsoft will be releasing MS Office 2016 featuring build-in-cloud access to create, open, edit and save file in the cloud straight from the desktop along with new search tool. In addition, Skype for Business, allows customers to broadcast meetings up to 10,000 people through Azure Media Services for streaming audio, video and PowerPoint presentation. They also supplemented organizational analytics through dashboards in Office Delva which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to offer manageability of emails and contacts. With accelerated capability of hybrid cloud integration, compliance and reporting, Microsoft will launch SharePoint Server 2016 by next year; likewise Exchange Server 2016 will offer improved document collaboration, eDiscovery and developer extensibility for mail and calendar.

Microsoft Azure Stack is among the next generation hybrid cloud products announced by Microsoft that can enable IT industry to easily commingle enterprise application with modern apps and services while providing PaaS and IaaS support. They made first public preview of SQL Server 2016 available, which will deliver enhanced in-memory performance, built-in analytics and Encrypted technology to protect data. Through Aorato, a security solution provider they came up with Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) to help IT teams identify breaches and threats using behavioral analysis and provide actionable report on attack timeline.

The other new ranges of intelligent cloud products include Customer Lockbox system for Office 365, providing customers with explicit approval rights for Microsoft interaction with their data. Also Nano Server-light weight installation option availability in Windows Server 2016 and Microsoft Operations Management Suite to extend system center ability for management across any hybrid cloud.