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The Security and Financial Perils of Do-It-Yourself IT

Doing IT yourself might seem like a smart way to save money, but the risks aren't worth it.

My Predictions for Microsoft Ignite

Look for Azure, advanced AI and Microsoft's growing love for Linux to be focal points at this year's conference.

Emerging Tech and Reduced Costs Driving the Global Datacenter Market

All-flash storage arrays and the adoption of unified storage architectures are driving the current datacenter demand, market watcher Technavio argues.

How To Edit the Active Directory Using ADSI Edit

While catastrophic if done incorrectly (always back up!), the editing the registry is the only solution to problems that Active Directory tools can't fix.

Office 365 Workplace Analytics: Helpful Tool or Big Brother?

While the feature can be a useful aid for identifying both positive and negative employee work trends, it also could lead to organizations spying on employees just a little too closely.

How To Delete a Corrupt Windows Server Storage Pool

When things go wrong, we turn to a PowerShell command to right the ship.

Microsoft Reorg Reflects Accelerated Cloud Push

The company must now aim for strong cloud gains that doesn't come at the cost of its legacy business.

Windows Enterprise Subscriptions Give Small Businesses Headaches

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be packed with the kind of security features that could really help small businesses, but they'll have to become enterprise customers.

Microsoft, Please Cut the Digital Transformation Hype!

With its July reorg, Microsoft finally has gone 'round the Digital Transformation bend.

Addressing Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk Permission Problems

The issue might lie with juggling multiple Hyper-V virtual machine unique security identifiers.

How Microsoft Can Improve Hyper-V Checkpoints

The ability to perform group checkpoints and rollbacks will make a good feature truly great.

Microsoft Previews Forms for Office 365

The feature allows you to create customizable forms or quizzes with multiple-choice questions.

New IBM Z Mainframe Promises 'Pervasive Encryption' for Cloud Era

The company is looking to take datacenter security into the future by making sure data is secure at every point.

Microsoft To Replace Office 365 Video With Stream

Here's a test drive on the newest addition to Microsoft's Office 365 service, along with a look at what is different from its current streaming video service.

Microsoft Pressed to Defend Windows Defender

Microsoft claims that its antivirus software does not receive an unfair advantage due to being bundled with Windows 10.

How To Stop an Imminent Reboot

Sometimes you just can't be interrupted by an update and reboot. Here's a simple solution to pause the task until later.

Microsoft Graph APIs: The Glue That's Starting to Stick

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called Office Graph Microsoft's "most strategic API" back in 2014. But it's only now that Microsoft watchers are seeing tangible evidence of the clear implications of Graph.

The Once-Mighty PC's Diminished Status in Today's Mobile Era

Smartphones have gone from a curiosity to a luxury and are now a necessity.

The Verdict Is In on Windows 10 S

Thankfully, it looks like Microsoft has an out for those who want the full-fledged Windows 10 on their Surface Laptop.

How To Prevent the Use of USB Media in Windows 10

Introducing an unknown USB device into a network can cause a host of security headaches. Take away the threat in Windows 10 in just a few short steps.

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