Network Management


SharePoint in Azure: Know Your Limits To Avoid a Cost Hangover

Azure efficiencies depend on initial sizing predictions, proper maintenance and architecture to avoid drinking more than you can handle.

Microsoft December Patch Release Has Fix for Windows 10 Internet Connection Problems

Microsoft's "patch Tuesday" release this month contains a fix for an Internet connection problem that reportedly had widespread effects on Windows 10 machines.

Microsoft Enhancing Azure Portal with Intune and Command-Line Tools

Microsoft this week described some coming improvements to the Azure management portal.

Microsoft Eases Local Password Protection with Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication Preview

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication capability, as well as a preview of a "seamless" single sign-on feature.

Backup vs. Replication and Why You Need Both

Some see them as competing technologies. The reality is that they go together like peanut butter and jelly.

Microsoft Changing How Security-Only Patch Supersedence Works This Month

Microsoft today announced a December change in its servicing model for older Windows environments after some customers got tripped up by the new patch model.

Windows 10 'Creators Update' To Bring Security Enhancements

Microsoft is planning to deliver some added security improvements for organizations when the Windows 10 "Creators Update" gets released.

Prepare for IT's Next Wave

Time to brush up on the skills that will get you paid.

IT Skills Poised To Pay

Advances in mobility, cloud, Big Data, DevOps and digital delivery, plus the shift to more rapid release cycles of software and services, are enabling businesses to become more agile.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory PowerShell 2.0

Microsoft today announced that the Azure Active Directory PowerShell 2.0 module has reached the "general availability" milestone.

The Digital Transformation of IT

A new generation of technology is surfacing that will have a major impact on business, the workforce, and the skills demanded of IT professionals and developers.

Q&A with Matthew McDermott: Upgrading to SharePoint 2016

As companies grapple with the question of upgrading to SharePoint 2016, noted expert Matthew McDermott offers his thoughts.

Microsoft Offers Further Windows 10 Servicing Clarifications

The rather complicated Windows 10 updating process that Microsoft expects organizations to follow got some additional light this month.

Windows 10 1607 'Anniversary Update' Ready for Deployment

Microsoft indicated today that Windows 10 version 1607, the "anniversary update," is now ready for deployment by organizations.

Microsoft Unveils SQL Server's Future

Microsoft packed a number of major announcements, including SP1 improvements and Linux support, in this month's key note address by Scott Guthrie at their Connect() virtual event.

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