Network Management


Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

Review: Create Active Directory and Exchange Accounts with Z-Hire

Automation tool Z-Hire populates AD and Exchange Server mailboxes, as well as provisions Lync and Salesforce.com identities.

Citrix Products Evolve, but Name Changes Obscure Unification

It's done it again. Citrix Systems, the company of two dozen products and 200 names, has announced yet another honorific for its flagship solution, Citrix XenApp 7.5.

Inside Look: System Center 2012 R2's New Data Protection Manager

Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now better suited for virtual environments, Linux servers, SQL Server support and provides more consistency.

Splunk Releasing New App for Assessing Exchange Operations

Splunk plans to release its latest app next month for assessing Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues.

Microsoft Releases CU1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Endpoint Protection To Get Faster Updates

Microsoft is accelerating the product update process for its Endpoint Protection security solutions.

Nadella Announces Office for iPad and Enterprise Mobility Suite Licensing

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella talked company strategy today, along with announcing some new products, including Office for iPad and new licensing for organizations managing mobile devices.

Leaked Documents Allege NSA Is Targeting Foreign System Admins

A series of internal message board posts detail how system admis are being targeted to gain access to the networks they control.

Microsoft Offers Security Tips for Windows XP Holdouts

Microsoft offered some security tips today for individuals and organizations that plan to continue to use Windows XP after April 8.

SharePoint 2013 Getting SQL Server 2014 Support in April

Microsoft announced a few SharePoint details this week, with some good and some bad news.

Microsoft Previews Virtual Desktop Starter Kit

Microsoft released a software tool today for testing virtual desktop infrastructure scenarios using its Remote Desktop Services protocol.

Running PowerShell's Best Practices Analyzer

Use PowerShell's baked-in analyzer to set up best practice scans.

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