Network Management


Microsoft Azure IoT Hub Services Now Available

Microsoft this week commercially released its Azure IoT Hub set of services, which facilitates Internet of Things operations for organizations.

Microsoft Previews Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 Devices

Microsoft is promising greater organizational control over roamed Windows 10 operating system settings and application-state data when using the Azure Active Directory (AD) service.

How To Use PowerShell's Desired State Configuration To Configure Nano Server

Because the forthcoming Microsoft Nano Server doesn't have a GUI, here's how to create configuration scripts with the built-in Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell.

Network Control in the Azure Cloud

A new Network Controller and the same software-defined networking (SDN) stack in the Microsoft Azure cloud are among the significant SDN capabilities coming to Windows Server 2016.

Windows 10 Hits 'Recommended Update' Status

Microsoft today switched Windows 10 from being an "optional update" in Windows Update to being a "recommended update," according to a report.

Microsoft Releases Azure Stack Preview

Microsoft released its Azure Stack technical preview today, which promises to broaden organizational access to Microsoft's cloud services and tooling.

Centrify Adds Privilege Access Controls for Outsourced Environments

Plus: SteelHead Mobile Gets Windows 10 Support; 5nine beefs up security suite; Metalogix adds backup support for Exchange Online in its management tool.

Microsoft Requiring Windows Support Notices for New Skylake PCs

Microsoft told its computer hardware partners this week that they'll have to provide a Windows support notice to buyers of Intel Skylake-based PCs.

Datacenter Trends To Watch in 2016

The growth of flash storage and tighter security precautions are just some of the trends that will continue this year.

Microsoft To Deliver Azure Stack Preview this Week

Microsoft announced today that it plans to release the first technical preview of its Azure Stack solutions on Friday.

Report: Enterprise Security Confidence Declining Due to Old Hardware

Aging technology, coupled with a growing number of sophisticated attacks have organizations feeling like they're at a disadvantage when it comes to network security, according to a recent Cisco report.

Microsoft Unveils Group Policy Analysis Tool

Microsoft has published a light software tool for IT pros that lets them compare Group Policy Objects.

How To Connect to Microsoft Azure with PowerShell

Bypassing the Azure Portal and going straight to PowerShell will provide you with more options for managing Microsoft's cloud.

How To Use PowerShell To Manage System Services

Being able to call up specific variables is key in narrowing down a large data set.

SharePoint Server 2016 Bringing Perks for IT Pros

Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu outlined some of the benefits and hardware requirements of the upcoming SharePoint Server release.

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