Network Management

Inside Look: Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

The first major update of Windows 10 will make better use of digital ink, add intelligence and extensibility to Cortana, extend Hello biometric authentication in the Edge browser, and run the Linux Bash Shell from Ubuntu, among numerous other features coming this summer.

The Evolution of the SharePoint UX

As the SharePoint community awaits whatever surprises Microsoft has in store this week when it outlines the future of its storied collaboration platform, the company has already indicated it will include long-awaited improvements to the user experience.

Microsoft Edge and IE To Stop Trusting SHA-1 Certificates This Summer

Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.

Microsoft's SQL Server 2016 To Be Released June 1

Microsoft today announced that its next SQL Server version will hit general availability status on June 1.

Microsoft Moving Intune Health Dashboard into Office 365 Portal

Microsoft plans to move its Intune Service Health mobile management dashboard into its Office 365 management portal.

Microsoft Intune Gets Additional Mobile Client Management Capabilities

Microsoft announced some mobile application management progress this week for its Intune service.

Microsoft Issues New Previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft today announced that Technical Preview 5 for both Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 can now be downloaded and tested.

Say Hello to Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft's new Passport for Work helps enroll Windows 10 devices using the new Windows Hello biometric authentication to Active Directory.

How To Disable Windows Server's Auto Lock Feature

Windows Server 2012's most annoying feature can be bypassed -- just not in the way that you would expect.

Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows Server 2012

Many of the tried-and-true shortcut commands still work in the latest version of Windows Server and Windows 10. However, there's a few new additions that you might not know about.

Microsoft Warns WSUS Users About Flawed KB3148812 Update

Microsoft is advising organizations running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to defer installing its update KB3148812, which was released earlier this week.

Mesosphere Sees Growth in the Datacenter Operating System Market

The company's founder said its DCOS offering is for 'Apps Running at Datacenter Scale.'

Microsoft Rolls Out Free Cloud Support and Educational Resources for IT Pros

Microsoft today announced free new educational resources for IT pros who may be coming to grips with Microsoft's cloud-centric shift.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 RC3

In a blog posted on Friday, Microsoft announced that the final release candidate for SQL Server 2016 is now available.

Microsoft Indicates Demise for Older Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft gave notice on its older Active Directory synchronization tools, giving IT pros almost a year to move to its newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.

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