Network Management


Microsoft To Issue 'Minor' Updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 on August 12

Microsoft announced today that it will start to deliver new updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 on Aug. 12.

How To Get Started with Microsoft's Azure Files Preview

The feature, part of Microsoft's Azure cloud service, makes it easy to create file shares in the public cloud.

Microsoft Warns of Hybrid Exchange 2013 Glitch

Microsoft issued a warning to IT organizations running so-called "hybrid" messaging environments that combine Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Online.

Microsoft Releases Update Rollups for System Center 2012

Microsoft released Update Rollup 3 (UR3) for System Center 2012 R2 this week, as well as Update Rollup 7 (UR7) for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1.

Survey Suggests IT Pros Slow To React on Windows XP Migrations

IT pros may have been caught flat footed when it came to migrating client machines off Windows XP, according to an industry survey.

Microsoft Releases Second Preview of Azure AD Sync Services

Microsoft announced a second preview release of its Azure Active Directory (AD) Sync Services solution this week.

Analyst: Cloud Backup Services Should Be a Consideration

Organizations should strategically consider using public cloud services for backup and disaster recovery scenarios, according to research and consulting firm Forrester.

Building a Culture of Security: You Still Allow E-Mail Attachments?

When it comes to enterprise security, you're not paranoid -- everyone is out to get you.

So Long to TechEd

Now that Microsoft is cancelling TechEd and other conferences, what's to expect from the company's recently announced mega conference?

Microsoft Endorses SysAdmin Day

Company praises IT pros, while shifting their roles with Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Working on Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 Migration Problem

Microsoft is working on a hotfix for a client log-in problem that can occur in the process of migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

Hyper-V Private vs. Internal Virtual Switches: Which to Choose?

Here's how to choose the right switch type for your environment.

How to Make Hyper-V Virtual Machines Highly Available

Here's how to use the Failover Cluster Manager to make virtual machines fault tolerant or to create new virtual machines.

Microsoft Expands Azure ExpressRoute Partnerships

Microsoft expanded its high-bandwidth ExpressRoute service into seven cities.

Microsoft Planning 'Unified' IT Pro Event Next Year

Microsoft announced today that it plans to roll out a new event next year for IT pros that appears to replace TechEd and more specialized conferences that the company has hosted for years.

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