Network Management


Microsoft Outlines ConfigMan Kludge for Managing Office 365 Updates

Microsoft offered some helpful hints this month for IT pros who still want to test Office 365 updates before rolling them out to end users.

5 System Center IT Integration Case Studies

Here's some examples of how to get the most out of System Center in your environment.

My Wish List for the Next Version of Hyper-V

Native third-party support tops the list.

Build a Successful SharePoint Governance Plan

Coming up with a viable governance strategy is critical and requires a careful balancing act.

Microsoft Releases Flawed Cumulative Update 6 for Exchange 2013

Microsoft released Cumulative Update 6 for Exchange Server 2013 late last month, but it isn't problem free.

Microsoft Issues Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 Migration Problem

Microsoft issued a hotfix late last month for a log-in problem that has affected some organizations moving from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2.

How To Sync Azure Active Directory with SaaS

The new Microsoft Azure Active Directory puts more on-premises features into the cloud version and links to more than 1,200 Software as a Service (SaaS) apps.

Pinpoint Windows Server Domain Controller Issues with the DCDiag Tool

Having issues with domain controllers? Use this native tools to pinpoint exactly where it.

'Windows 9' Might Come with a New Software Update Policy

Microsoft's rumored "Windows 9" next-generation operating system might kick off a more regular update release cycle from Microsoft.

Microsoft's Support Policies Have Changed with Faster Windows Releases

Microsoft's new faster software release cycles have affected its product lifecycle support polices as well, in unusual ways.

Microsoft Promises Limited IE Compatibility Support with Enterprise Mode

Microsoft has an evolving plan to help organizations address their legacy Internet Explorer support problems, but it only goes so far.

PowerShell Seen as Key to Azure Automation

Microsoft is on its way toward enabling full automation of Azure tasks via PowerShell workflow scripts.

Microsoft Clarifies SharePoint 2013 Patch Process and New 'Uber Packages'

Microsoft offered clarification about its patch process for SharePoint Server 2013 this week.

Microsoft Might Release 'Windows 9' Preview This Fall

Microsoft might be planning to release a "technology preview" test version of its next OS under development, possibly sometime this fall.

Old IPv4 Router Settings May Be Causing Internet Slowdowns This Week

Internet performance degradations may occur this week and the next due to settings on some IPv4 routers that are used across the Internet.

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