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Why Gaming Matters to Microsoft

Redmond's focus on its Xbox and PC gaming brands tie directly to the future success of both Windows 10 and mobile development.

How To Deploy WSUS in Windows Server 2012 R2

Save update download bandwidth with this handy tool.

Corporate Espionage Hits Major League Baseball

The FBI is investigating whether St. Louis Cardinals officials breached a private database of the Houston Astros.

How To Optimize Windows for Use with SSD Storage

While windows 8.1 does prioritize SSD storage, it may need some tweaking to get it working properly.

My Thoughts on Windows as a Service

Could Windows 10 be the last traditional OS Microsoft releases?

Keeping an Eye on Your Network with Active Directory Auditing

Here's how to find and limit the information displayed in Auditing to just what you need.

My Impressions of Continuum for Windows 10 Phones

The ability to use the same apps for your Windows PC and Windows Phone does work as advertised.

Patch Tuesday Is Still Alive: 2 'Critical' Bulletins Released for June

Plus, Microsoft turns on HTTP Strict Transport Security for Internet Explorer 11.

Delve for Office 365 Is Worth Your Time

The recent addition to Office 365 could become as integral to the enterprise as the Outlook client.

Researchers Find Multiple Security Holes in D-Link and SOHO Routers

A reported 53 issues were found in D-Link products and 22 in SOHO routers.

The Prominent Role of Windows Phone at Ignite

While Microsoft's back may be to the wall when it comes to the smartphone market, it's not ready to admit defeat.

UPDATED: Active Directory Certificate Services: Don't Overthink It

Authentication and the venerable domain controller have been inseparable concepts since the earliest days of the Windows Server OS.

Report: Average Data Breach Cost Rises to $3.8 Million

That's a jump of 23 percent since 2013.

RSA Extends Push into Identity and Threat Analytics

RSA Security LLC, the company known for the development of the industry standard public key cryptography algorithm and the popular SecureID authentication platform, is spreading its wings.

GNU Creator: Windows, Mac OS X and Android Are Malware

The GNU creator argues that today's major platforms don't do enough to protect user privacy and freedom rights.

Microsoft Builds a Bridge from iOS and Android to Windows

The company's strategy is aimed at attracting more developer support for its multiple Windows 10 platforms.

How To Deploy Microsoft IP Address Management Server

While the process to get up and running may not be the most intuitive, its worth the effort to take advantage of Microsoft's IPAM.

Microsoft Looks To Bring Social Back to SharePoint with Office Graph

Within the last two years, Microsoft has gone from laggard to innovator in the enterprise social space but with SharePoint and the Office 365 platform, the company must keep its eyes focused on productivity and demonstrate real business value if it wants to maintain leadership in the enterprise.

My First Impressions of the Edge Browser

While it's still a work in progress, there's a lot to love with Microsoft's new Web browser.

10 Tips for Managing Active Directory

Implementing these simple steps will help you secure and manage Active Directory.

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