Network Management


Cisco Readies SDN-Based Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

Plus: Parallels Remote Application Server bolsters UI and security; Docker Datacenter suite released.

Microsoft Changes Patch Policy on SQL Server Cumulative Updates

Microsoft's SQL Server engineering team wants IT pros to keep up with cumulative update installations.

Snover Highlights DevOps and Nano Server at Build Event

The DevOps message was in force this week at Microsoft's Build event.

Back to Basics with SharePoint 2016

Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu gives us a thorough grounding on how to think about Microsoft's newest collaboration server.

Storage Spaces Matures in Windows Server 2016

A more resilient Storage Spaces in the forthcoming Windows Server 2016 gives software-defined storage a major boost, promising to usher in more intelligent converged infrastructure.

Hybrid Search with SharePoint and Office 365

The new SharePoint release shares more properties with Office 365 than ever. Perhaps the most welcome new feature is the ability to search for files running both on-premises and in the cloud. Learn how to implement hybrid search.

Microsoft Promotes Career Advantage of Embracing Cloud

You can lead IT pros to the cloud, but you cannot make them float.

The Office 365 and Azure Interface Makeover

Microsoft takes a right step in the direction of consistency with the redesign of its two major cloud offerings.

Microsoft Exec Suggests Windows 10 Management Will Need Intune Too

Microsoft this week offered guidance on its two main products for managing Windows 10 devices, both desktop and mobile.

Microsoft Enhances Group Policy Controls for Office 2016 Macro Threats

Microsoft has ratcheted up IT pro controls to thwart malware that could spread through Office 2016 macros.

Why DevOps Requires a New Mindset for 'Ops' Teams

Don Jones warns in TechMentor keynote that businesses are looking to become more agile fueling the move to a DevOps model of IT delivery, which will spread to more developer and operations teams.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health for Sync Tool Released

Microsoft today announced that its latest tool for checking Azure Active Directory synchronization issues is now "generally available."

Microsoft Adds Another Year to Windows Intel Skylake Support

Microsoft has extended its Windows 7/8.1 product support on Intel Skylake devices for an additional year.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Mobile Management Using Azure Active Directory

Organizations awaiting the commercial release of Microsoft's emerging Windows 10 Mobile operating system will face lots of caveats when using Azure Active Directory (AD) for identity and access management.

How To Find Nested Active Directory Group Memberships in PowerShell

Find the actual number of users in a group by locating those that may be hard to find in a hidden subgroup.

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