News-By-Mail August 16, 2019 ~ August 22, 2019

By • Aug 22nd, 2019 • Category: News-By-Mail

 

Collaboration

 

Microsoft introduced Office 365 ProPlus Device-based Subscription for Education. Available ex-clusively in EES (Enrollment for Education Solutions) it allows administrators to assign an Office 365 ProPlus license to a device rather than to a user with an AAD identity. www.microsoft.com

 

Security

 

Kaspersky’s Security for Microsoft Office365 has expanded its protection capabilities from Ex-change Online to include Microsoft OneDrive. www.kaspersky.com

 

Miscellaneous

 

VMware and Carbon Black have entered into a definitive agreement by which VMware will acquire Carbon Black in an all cash transaction valued at $2.1 billion. www.vmware.com

 

VMware and Pivotal Software have entered into a definitive agreement under which VMware will acquire Pivotal for a total merger enterprise value for Pivotal of $2.7 billion. www.vmware.com

 

Microsoft announced improvements to Azure Archive Storage. www.microsoft.com

 

Microsoft announced the acquisition of jClarity, a contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, to support their continued contributions to Java workloads on Azure. www.microsoft.com

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