It’s results time again and Microsoft released earnings for Q4 FY17 on July 20. As always, there are nuggets to be minded. The billions of revenues generated by Azure and Office 365 are the highlights for me, even if Microsoft did not update the number of Office 365 users.
Microsoft has released its Q4 earnings (Q2 calendar) and during that time period, the company brought in Net income of $6.5 billion on $23.3 billion of revenue.
The Microsoft Graph is a common programmatic interface to Office 365 and other data, including Azure Active Directory. The Graph Explorer is an excellent guide to help programmers understand what is possible with the Microsoft Graph and how to interact with the various endpoints.
Microsoft is making changes to its support policy for Windows 10 as some vendors are no longer updating hardware that was initially supported when Windows 10 was released.
Google has announced a new feature for G-Suite, called Hire; the service makes it easier to streamline the recruitment process for new employees.
Aidan Finn explains the two ways that you can deploy a web-based application in Azure.
Microsoft Workplace Analytics is not a “Fitbit for the enterprise” that you can deploy off-the-shelf to get instantly usable information. Expect to invest considerable time or spend some consulting dollars to make sense of organization dynamics, office politics, and internal friction. All the stuff that makes working in large companies so worthwhile!
Microsoft has released the first Release Candidate of SQL Server 2017 which means major development work is complete and that the retail release is around the corner.
Aidan Finn discusses the features of Microsoft’s 2 new series of virtual machines, the D_v3 and the E_v3, which are successors to the D_v2-Series.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to turn on Storage Sense in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
Because Brad just took a baseball bat to a hornet’s nest, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft as a Service, the Windows Server Insider Program, a Surface Hub non-controversy, Microsoft’s AI push, and more.
Shane Young walks you through getting your SharePoint list data visualized through a fancy Power BI Report.
Microsoft has released today the first Insider build of Windows Server, a pre-release version of the platform that allows you to test new features before they ship in a final product.