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Sizing Up A Surface Phone

Could we see a new line of smartphones from Microsoft by the end of the year?

Exploring Logon Scripts for Active Directory

In an Active Directory environment, you can create a logon script that can be applied to user accounts that automatically goes to work once a user logs in.

Avoiding Tech Support Scams

While you might be able to spot an obvious scam from a mile away, friends and family may need some warning.

Hardware's Role in Redmond Jumps from Understudy to Star

Merging the hardware team with the Windows team has made huge inroads to change the device focus of Microsoft.

Centrify Adds Privilege Access Controls for Outsourced Environments

Plus: SteelHead Mobile Gets Windows 10 Support; 5nine beefs up security suite; Metalogix adds backup support for Exchange Online in its management tool.

Datacenter Trends To Watch in 2016

The growth of flash storage and tighter security precautions are just some of the trends that will continue this year.

Reports of Yammer's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Is Microsoft killing its enterprise social networking tool or is it adapting it to a changing landscape?

Report: Enterprise Security Confidence Declining Due to Old Hardware

Aging technology, coupled with a growing number of sophisticated attacks have organizations feeling like they're at a disadvantage when it comes to network security, according to a recent Cisco report.

How To Use PowerShell To Manage System Services

Being able to call up specific variables is key in narrowing down a large data set.

Is Office 365 Overshadowing SharePoint?

While Microsoft has been talking up Office 365 much more than SharePoint, both services have integral roles in the company's cloud strategy.

How To Create a For Each Loop in PowerShell

Manage and display specific services with this cmdlet.

Group Policy Fundamentals in Active Directory

Here's a breakdown and explanation of the multiple types of Group Policy.

Office 365 and Edge: What is Microsoft's End Game?

Here's a speculative look on how Microsoft's new browser plays into its Office 365 strategy.

Microsoft Giveth and then Taketh Away

Redmond's new Windows Insider columnist discusses Microsoft's latest move to alter OneDrive storage limits.

2016 Predictions: Microsoft Will Make Fewer but Bigger Bets

While Microsoft may not be quite as busy this year as they were in 2015, the impact of its moves should still make it a memorable year.

How To Expand Your Virtual Machine's Storage Capacity

While the process is somewhat similar when expanding physical capacity, there are a few differences to be aware of.

My Tech Predictions for 2016

Based on how Microsoft has been rolling lately, it wouldn't surprise me to see any of these predictions come to fruition over the next year.

My Tech Predictions for 2015 Revisited

Brien bats .500 on his Microsoft predictions for the year.

How To Prepare a Hyper-V VM To Run on Microsoft Azure

Missing a step could cause data to disappear.

Strategies for Expanding Storage on Hyper-V Replica Servers

Here's how to get back up and running in minimal time when increasing storage space.

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