A successful move to DevOps requires several key changes, according to Live! 360 conference keynoters Don Jones and Brian Randell.
Exchange Server 2016 looks more like Office 365 edition with a simplified architecture and a more powerful and improved data loss protection, archiving and search.
Microsoft is focusing on compliance, file sharing, search, hybrid cloud and an improved UX with its next release. How many blades will prevail?
- By Maggie Swearingen
Brien Posey shows how to configure Microsoft's tool for auto discovery and the management of IP addresses, which can improve administration of Group Policies.
The next version of the Microsoft flagship database promises to add dynamic extensions to Azure and real time links between structured and unstructured data.
- By Andrew Peterson
Despite questions about the future of SharePoint Server, the technical preview of the next release shows improved compliance and file sharing, a new Document Library and enhanced search capabilities, among other new features.
Imation execs discuss Windows To Go portable desktops as enabled by Windows 10.
The company that made server virtualization popular is now targeting DevOps with cloud-native containers built on vSphere.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft turned to startup Unify Square when it needed help managing its Lync unified communications solution.
Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 introduces major changes to Active Directory including LDAP v3 authentication via AD FS and sign-on support using biometrics, OpenIDConnect and OAuth.
How to link Active Directory on-premises with Microsoft Azure AD using Redmond's new connector.
- By John O'Neill Sr.
Microsoft wants to bring Active Directory users to Azure AD, but rivals vie to manage enterprise user authentication in the cloud age with alternative offerings.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Expert James Staten explains why some organizations using cloud services may benefit from private Internet connections.
The second Technical Preview of Microsoft Windows Server 2016 provided us with the first glimpse of Microsoft's scaled-down Windows Server deployment.
A leopard can't change its spots, but Microsoft's embrace of open source looks to prove otherwise. Critics in the community have their doubts, but business realities are changing the climate in Redmond.
- By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Organizations considering the use of Microsoft's Azure Active Directory services need to examine some complex scenarios that involve user management, authentication and on-premises app support.
While both will get the job done, one is better suited for those doing some heavy duty content management.
Organizations may want to avoid Microsoft's OneDrive for Business for now.
SharePoint deployment decisions depend on the business case, and there are lots of factors to weigh.
Here's how to avoid the most common pitfalls when moving to Office 365.