Microsoft has detailed some key changes coming in Windows 10 Redstone 2, including an enhanced Continuum service and new auditing and management features.
The latest version of Windows Upgrade Analytics integrates data from both Site discovery and Ready for Windows, allowing admins to make even more informed upgrade decisions.
Power Bi users can now access ArcGIS Maps provided by Esri. The service allows for deeper map analysis through tools such as layering and editing. Microsoft announced the preview of the feature at Ignite 2016.
At Ignite, the company detailed many new features for Operations Management Suite. The infrastructure management service is now even more functional for customers.
Azure Service Fabric, the platform that allows developers to create scalable Tier 1 cloud applications, has been made generally available for Windows Server. Microsoft uses Service Fabric to underpin many of its own apps.
Flow users on iOS and Android can now create flows within the app. Version 2.0.0 of the task automation tool also introduces easier search functionality and editing tools.
Windows 10 usage continues to grow steadily as 100 million active devices began using the operating system since May of this year.
The new Azure Monitoring service allows customers to manage metrics and logs, while APIs bring extended product integration.
Microsoft has revealed a partnership with Docker that will give all Windows Server 2016 customers CS Docker Engine at no additional cost.
During day one of Ignite 2016, Microsoft said Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 will join Secure Productive Enterprise for an Oct. 1 launch.
Microsoft has revealed a Windows Store port of the popular application Open Live Writer, which will now benefit from automatic updates.
Microsoft has released Azure Stack Technical Preview 2, and it comes with several new foundation services, as well as improved infrastructure management.