Network Management


Breaking with Tradition: Microsoft's New Windows MDM Approach

While Windows 10 forces IT pros to adapt to a faster pace of change, its MDM enablement introduces new endpoint configuration and management approaches. Microsoft insists all you need is its Enterprise Mobility + Security service, but others beg to differ.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Limited Access for SharePoint and OneDrive

Microsoft today announced a preview of a new Azure Active Directory management option that's designed to thwart "data leakage" scenarios.

Universal Windows Platform's Big Opportunity Is Here

As Microsoft readies next month’s expected release of the Windows 10 Creators Update, the company is hoping its effort to make it more visual, immersive and interactive than anything available brings newfound demand for the OS.

Prevent Data Leakage with Windows Information Protection

Windows Information Protection is among many new security features introduced in last year’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update release, bringing data loss prevention to the OS.

Windows 10 To Get Update Size Reductions After Creators Update

Microsoft is starting to deliver smaller Windows 10 update packages, but only some Windows Insider Program testers are currently seeing the benefits.

Microsoft Starting To Bring Office 365 Groups to Yammer

Microsoft is now starting to connect its Yammer enterprise social networking solution with its Groups functionality in Office 365, which promises to add more collaborative tools for end users.

SharePoint Is Now Ripe for App Modernization

Now that Microsoft Azure has become a robust PaaS platform by offering a lot of additional services, using the provider-hosted add-in approach, not app transformation, is the way to go.

Microsoft Rolls Out Premium Assurance Plans for Windows Server and SQL Server

Microsoft this month started selling "Premium Assurance" coverage plans for both Windows Server and SQL Server.

Office 365 Service Health Dashboard Now Commercially Available

A new Office 365 service health dashboard has reached the commercial-release stage and is getting rolled out to subscribers this month.

Windows 10 Creators Update Bringing Relaxed Reboot Options

Microsoft executives highlighted some user controls that will be coming in the Windows 10 "creators update," expected to arrive this spring.

Exchange Server 2007 Support Ending in April

Exchange Server 2007 will hit its end-of-life phase in April of this year, Microsoft recently noted this week.

Microsoft Releases Network Performance Monitor for Operations Management Suite

Microsoft has commercially released Network Performance Monitor, a network monitoring solution for applications that's part of its Operations Management Suite product.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health Gets New Alert Capabilities

Microsoft today announced the commercial release of a couple of Azure Active Directory monitoring capabilities that were previously at the preview stage.

Microsoft Previews License Management via Azure Active Directory and Rolls Out Slack Integration

Microsoft this week announced a new Azure Active Directory group-based license management scheme that's at the preview stage, plus Azure AD integration with Slack.

Microsoft Releases Adobe Flash Player Security Updates

In a surprise move, Microsoft on Tuesday released security updates to the Adobe Flash Player that's integrated with Windows systems.

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