Network Management


System Center Configuration Manager Can Now Manage Mac OS X 'Yosemite' Clients

Microsoft's latest System Center Configuration Manager products now support managing Mac OS X 10.10 ("Yosemite") clients.

Microsoft Consolidates Tools with New Azure AD Connect Preview

Microsoft announced a "public preview" of Azure AD Connect today and outlined its plan to consolidate some related tools.

New Azure Releases by Microsoft Include Active Directory Enhancements

Microsoft released multiple Azure products and previews yesterday, with lots of Active Directory improvements.

Microsoft Fixes Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3

Microsoft today indicated that it has rereleased Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3, correcting a flaw.

Microsoft Pulls Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update

Microsoft released a number of Exchange Server updates on Tuesday, but its Update Rollup 8 release for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 has now been suspended.

Microsoft Intune December Update Adding Mobile Management Perks

Microsoft is delivering updates to its Intune device management solution this week that promise to deliver new mobile capabilities.

Hyper-V Replica for Disaster Recovery

The replication feature Microsoft introduced in Windows Server 2012 provides business continuity. Though no substitute for failover clustering, it's an affordable option.

System Center Technical Preview: What's New and What's Missing

IT shops should start prepping now for what looks to be a more slimmed-down System Center.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 R2 Released

The Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014 R2 suite of tools for enterprise software management can now be downloaded.

7 Data Recovery-as-a-Service Platforms Gaining Speed

There's no shortage of software, hardware and cloud providers adding Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) if Hyper-V Replica isn't enough for your requirements.

IT Pros Must Adapt to the Subscription Services Shift

As 2014 comes to a close and you start looking toward the coming year, what sorts of challenges can you expect your IT team to encounter?

Microsoft Increases Support Costs for IT Pros

Microsoft quietly raised the price of its Professional Support services for its U.S. software customers to $499 per incident.

Windows 10 Management Options Coming With New Windows Store

Microsoft plans to add Windows Store management capabilities for organizations using Windows 10 apps "in the coming months."

Microsoft Offers Explanation for Its Azure Outages

Microsoft has published an explanation for its widespread Azure outages that lasted up to 11 hours on Tuesday.

Microsoft Azure Services Hit By Widespread Outages

Microsoft reported widespread "partial disruptions" of its Azure cloud computing services last night, although the issues are now listed as "mitigated."

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