Network Management


Microsoft Outlines 'Modern Management' with Windows 10 Version 1803

Microsoft talked extensively this week about Windows 10 version 1803 and how it can help IT pros with so-called "modern management" capabilities.

Microsoft Adds Azure AD Improvements and PingFederate Preview

Microsoft announced a number of improvements to Azure Active Directory this month.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Direct Routing for Teams

Microsoft announced this week that it's possible to preview its Direct Routing telephony connectivity option for use with Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft To Turn On Free One-Year Teams Trials on June 1

Microsoft gave notice last week that it will enable end users to initiate a free one-year trial of Microsoft Teams, and these free trials can be triggered by both Office 365 subscribers and non-Office 365 subscribers, starting on June 1.

Microsoft Previews SDK for Windows Admin Center, Releases RSAT and Command Documentation

The Windows Admin Center's software development kit is now available as a preview, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

Microsoft Initiates Policy Change To Make Outlook Groups 'Private' by Default

Microsoft is switching the groups privacy setting in Outlook and SharePoint Online from its current "public" default setting to "private" by default.

Microsoft Previews Windows Admin Center Management of Hyperconverged Infrastructure on Windows Sever 2016

Microsoft announced last week that it's now possible to use Windows Admin Center with Windows Server 2016 to manage hyperconverged infrastructure, although it's still at the testing stage.

How To Take Control of Network Printing in Windows 10

Network printing doesn't have to be a free-for-all, where anyone with a connection can access any printer on a given network. Microsoft provides a few basic controls to secure and manage access.

Q&A: Microsoft Further Clarifies Windows Admin Center Capabilities

Microsoft has answered a few press questions about the newly released Windows Admin Center management tool.

SharePoint Online Previews and New Migration Tool Arriving This Month

Microsoft on Wednesday announced previews that are coming to SharePoint Online users, including a new migration tool plus perks for end users.

Microsoft Highlights Storage Migration Service in Latest Windows Server Preview

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new channel-release preview of Windows Server build 17639, highlighting two new features.

Azure Active Directory Login Design Change Coming in June

Microsoft gave advance notice this month that it's planning to change the user interface for carrying out Azure Active Directory logins, yet again.

SharePoint Online Public News Feed Ending in June

Microsoft is planning to narrow options in June for Office 365 tenancies by effectively ending the "native" SharePoint Online public newsfeed that they may use.

Microsoft Offers Hybrid Cloud Print Setup Advice

Microsoft this week offered some practical advice on how to set up its hybrid cloud printing capability.

The Problem with Enterprise Printing (And Some Solutions)

The cloud solves a lot of traditional Windows network problems, but printing isn't one of them. And while the market offers some solutions, each one comes with its own baggage.

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