Network Management


Microsoft Outlines Its Tooling Future: Moves Away from Traditional Testing Methods with Windows 10

Testing Windows 10 releases is largely becoming a thing of the past, at least for Microsoft.

Microsoft Defends Disabling Antivirus Solutions Incompatible with Windows 10

Microsoft today explained how it works with its antivirus software vendor partners, offering an oblique rebuff to recent complaints.

Microsoft Ending Security Compliance Manager Tool for Windows

Microsoft announced this week that it is ending future support for its long-running Security Compliance Manager tool.

Microsoft Planning Recoverable Items Fix for Exchange Server 2016

Microsoft plans to improve the behavior of the Recoverable Items folder for Exchange Server 2016 users when it releases Cumulative Update 6.

Microsoft Warns Exchange Server Users To Avoid .NET Framework 4.7

Microsoft today issued an announcement warning that current Exchange Server versions don't support the newly released .NET Framework 4.7 and that organizations using the server should block the installation of the new framework for the time being.

Microsoft Adds Nation-State Protections in June Security Patch

Microsoft released June security updates today, but it also included "critical" updates for unsupported Windows systems to address "potential nation-state activity."

Handle More Tasks with Configuration Manager

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is now easier to use and offers improved mobile device management and support for Office 365

Building Workflows with Flow for Office 365

With the introduction of the Flow tool in Office 365, workflows can be created just as easily as it was in SharePoint.

Microsoft Intune in Azure Portal Now Commercially Available

Microsoft Intune, as managed through the Azure Portal, has reached "general availability" status and now supports conditional access settings, Microsoft announced today.

Windows 10 Upgrades Accelerate, Yet Many IT Pros Have Concerns

Jan. 14, 2020, is less than three years away, and yet every credible survey of the current installed base of PCs shows Windows 7 remains the most popular OS by a substantial majority.

Microsoft Extends Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policies

Azure Active Directory now supports conditional access policies when used with Microsoft Teams, as well as the Azure Portal.

Build Intelligence with Microsoft Graph

One API to access all of your data in the Microsoft Cloud? We’re remarkably close to that reality. Here’s what you need to know to start building applications with the Microsoft Graph API.

Microsoft Lists Products Using Insecure SMB 1 Protocol

Microsoft this week started publishing a list of devices and software products that use Server Message Block 1.

Microsoft Improves Azure Active Directory Proxy Service and Adds Work Folders Support

Microsoft this week announced various Azure Active Directory improvements.

Office 365 Add-In Deployment Capability Now Available

IT pros can now centrally deploy Office add-ins to end users using Microsoft's Office 365 Centralized Deployment service, which was launched commercially today.

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