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Can Bots Make Skype More Pervasive?

Microsoft has bungled most of its largest acquisitions, but Redmond is determined not to see its $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype become one of them.

Windows Ink, Cortana and Security

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update makes it possible to interact with a system when locked. This can have both security advantages and disadvantages.

Microsoft's Continuous Improvements to Office 365 Reporting

Microsoft has added a ton of new ways to track usage in its cloud services over the past few months.

SolarWinds' Take on the Borderless Datacenter and Cloud DBAs

Thomas LaRock, tech evangelist, discusses the company's vision of the changing datacenter.

Taking Control of Yammer Notifications in Office 365

Here's how to adjust how many notifications you receive on a daily basis.

What Does the Future Hold for PCs?

Brand loyalty will give away in favor of ubiquitous devices from multiple makers that perform similarly.

How To Create an Active Directory Account in PowerShell

Going the PowerShell route will save you time when creating a large batch of new Active Directory users.

What Is Office 365's Bookings?

The new Office 365 feature looks to simplify the process of making appointments.

Don't Pay the Ransom!

Even adhering to best practices won't completely protect you from malware infection.

How To Track Activities in Office 365

Keep track on users in Office 365 with this easy setup.

Microsoft's Relentless Focus: Reinventing Business Processes

Microsoft can't do it alone, and at the heart of the initiative are new acquisition and partnerships.

The Resurgence of Big Software and Services Bundles at Microsoft

Bundling these days is no longer a dirty word at Microsoft. Quite the contrary -- it's the hottest Microsoft strategy of the moment.

Are IT Pros Becoming Obsolete?

Even though cloud technology is drastically altering how IT does its job, there will still be a need for tech pros in the modern enterprise.

Newest Veeam Availability Suite To Be Integrated with Windows Server 2016

Version 9.5 of the Veeam Availability Suite, scheduled for release later this year, will be fully integrated with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and the Hyper-V-native hypervisor used in the datacenter, the company said.

Microsoft's Bloatware Removal Tool: It's About Time

Refresh Windows looks to battle the amount of unwanted software that is included with new PCs.

How To Fix a Detached Virtual Disk in Windows Storage Spaces

While a rare occurrence, you may have a need to fix a virtual disk that has come attached.

Disheartened by Stealth Windows 10 Upgrades

Some found that, despite not wanting to upgrade to Microsoft's latest OS, they got it anyway.

Much Ado About Microsoft's LinkedIn Acquisition

Could the buy be aimed at strengthening Microsoft's consumer experience?

Container Firm CoreOS Releases etcd3 Datacenter Management Tool

The company's flagship container infrastructure software was developed with close integration with Google's own container management software.

How To Use Server Manager To Configure Performance Alerts

Keep on top of your server's performance by setting up and checking periodic status alerts.

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