A slew of new products aimed at enterprise clients was announced by Microsoft
earlier this week at the companyâEU™s Ignite conference in Chicago. The new
offerings represent Redmond's attempt to refocus its efforts on its lucrative
business clientele, with a particular emphasis on corporate IT departments.
The new lineup includes upgraded versions of MicrosoftâEU™s SharePoint,
Exchange and SQL Server lines. The company also opened up its Office 2016
suite for previews, with the updated package now supporting in-app, real-time
coauthoring in an effort to make the productivity apps more appealing to
office workers collaborating on projects.
Update for Business
While there were plenty of new business-friendly products for enterprise
customers to swoon over, one particular feature geared to IT professionals
will be the new Windows Update for Business. The new service is a management
option for Windows 10 that keeps devices up to date with the latest security
updates and features.
The new solution will help reduce management costs, provide control over
update deployment, offer faster access to security updates and critical fixes,
and deliver the latest upgrades on an ongoing basis, according to Microsoft.
Managers will also have the option to acquire trusted software or content for