Network Management


Microsoft Killing Live Meeting Service, Adding Skype for Business Mac Features

Microsoft offered some good news and bad news this week for users of its unified communications products.

Microsoft Intune Now Supports Conditional Access for Macs via Jamf Partnership

A solution to add "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices, using technologies from Microsoft and Jamf, is now commercially available.

Microsoft Greenlights Exchange and Skype for Business for 'Hybrid Modern Authentication'

Microsoft announced this week that "hybrid modern authentication" for Exchange and Skype for Business has reached "general availability" status, meaning the capability is ready for commercial use.

Hands-On with Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8

Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.

Microsoft and Partners Highlight Emerging Kubernetes on Azure Tools

Some progress on the Kubernetes on Azure front emerged from this week's KubeCon event taking place in Austin, Texas.

Making Windows 10 More Creative

UX features introduced with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update include Microsoft's new Fluent Design, mixed reality, Android Launcher, and a video editing tool, plus mobile and multiplatform versions of Edge.

First Look: Inside HPE's Azure Stack Appliances

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) was the first to invite <i>Redmond</i> magazine to test-drive Microsoft's new flagship hybrid cloud platform.

Microsoft Teams Gets Activity Dashboards and PowerShell Support

Microsoft's latest Teams development efforts have delivered some management perks for IT pros, plus end user improvements.

Removing Unwanted Office 365 Directory Synchronizations

With help from the Microsoft Office Services Sign-In Assistant, you can delay or pause synchronizations in Office 365.

Microsoft Explains That Windows ASLR Flaw Is Really a Feature

Microsoft provided an explanation this month for an apparent security flaw in Address Space Layout Randomization, a Windows protection scheme.

15 DevOp Tips from Microsoft's Buck Hodges

Microsoft outlined what it leaned with VSTS and provided some DevOp tips and tricks to the audience at this year's Live! 360.

Microsoft Intune Can Now Tap Google Play Protect for Android Devices

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service can now include security protections for Android devices enabled by Google Play Protect services.

Live! 360: Microsoft Focused on Simplifying BI for Business Users

When looking at Microsoft's recent enhancements to business intelligence platforms, database administrators may scratch their heads that user interfaces look like they're getting dumbed down.

Microsoft Extends Windows 10 Version 1511 Support for Enterprise and Education Users

Microsoft today announced that it has extended the support time available for users of the Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 version 1511 by about six months.

Microsoft Adds macOS Conditional Access Support in Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory now supports the setting of macOS device conditional access policies using Microsoft Intune, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

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