Network Management


Microsoft Publishes List of Intel Skylake PCs with Truncated Windows Support

Microsoft today published a list of Intel Skylake-based PCs that can run Windows 7/8.1 operating systems but will have truncated Windows product lifecycle support.

Windows 10 and System Center Upgrades Pressuring IT Pros

Most organizations that have started Windows 10 migrations are planning to complete them by year-end 2016, according to a small, industry-sponsored survey.

How To Create a For Each Loop in PowerShell

Manage and display specific services with this cmdlet.

Microsoft Altering Windows Support Policies Based on New Hardware

Microsoft's product lifecycle support policies for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 could vary somewhat, based on a machine's underlying hardware and chip technologies.

January Security Patch Can Break SharePoint 2013

A January security update from Microsoft apparently is adversely affecting some SharePoint Server 2013 deployments.

Microsoft To Push Windows 10 to Some Domain Joined PCs This Month

Microsoft plans to expand its Windows 10 upgrade push "later this month" in the U.S. market, with other markets to follow.

Microsoft To Improve Skype for Business with Event Zero's Reporting Technology

Microsoft's Skype for Business Online service will be getting future reporting and analytics improvements with the purchase of software made by Event Zero.

Windows 8 No Longer Supported and Potentially Insecure

Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" milestone yesterday, which marks its continued use as a potential security hazard.

Group Policy Fundamentals in Active Directory

Here's a breakdown and explanation of the multiple types of Group Policy.

2016 IT Marching Orders

A list of top priorities for IT in the new year, including Windows 10 migrations, ID and access management, encryption, office politics, and DevOps.

Microsoft Recommends IE 11 Upgrades To Meet Its Browser End of Life Deadline

Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.

Microsoft Showcases Windows 10 Management in System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft this week provided a glimpse of how System Center Configuration Manager will show Windows 10 servicing details.

Some IE Users Getting Browser End of Life Warnings Next Week

Microsoft plans to issue warnings to those Internet Explorer users who continue to run versions of the browser that have fallen out of support after a Jan. 12 deadline.

Scale in the Cloud with Azure Service Fabric

Microsoft readies new component to its public cloud service that will enable applications requiring massive scalability.

Microsoft Seeing Gains for Azure Active Directory Connect Solution

Microsoft indicated this week that it is seeing good adoption of its newly released Active Directory synchronization tool known as "Azure AD Connect."

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