Network Management


Microsoft Issuing Patch This Month for Windows 10 Version 1607 'Dual-Scan' Issue

Microsoft announced on Friday that an update will be arriving this month to address a Windows 10 "dual-scan" update problem for users of Windows Server Update Services.

Microsoft Teams Bringing Apps Controls and Client Support

Microsoft recently announced some coming Office 365 Teams improvements, including IT administrative controls over the "third-party" applications.

Microsoft Prepping Tools for Guest Access to Office 365 Groups

Microsoft this week rolled out the ability to permit or block guest access to Office 365 groups, but the feature appears to be at a rudimentary test level.

Addressing Hyper-V Virtual Hard Disk Permission Problems

The issue might lie with juggling multiple Hyper-V virtual machine unique security identifiers.

Microsoft Previewing Azure Active Directory Sign-In Changes Coming Next Month

Microsoft is previewing yet another sign-in experience for Azure Active Directory and Microsoft account users, giving organizations notice of changes that will get established this fall.

Microsoft Previews Web Server Security Baseline Tool

Microsoft this week offered yet another preview of a new Operations Management Suite (OMS) feature, this time focused on checking the security compliance of Windows Web servers.

Microsoft Device Health Preview Now Available

Microsoft this week released a public preview of Device Health, a new service that checks Windows 10 client devices for crashes and driver issues.

System Center Configuration Manager Update 1706 Released

Microsoft released System Center Configuration Manager update 1706 last week, adding new management capabilities.

Is the Post-PC Phone Here?

The Samsung Android-based Galaxy S8 smartphone is available with a new peripheral that will let it function like a virtual Windows desktop running Office 365 natively.

How Microsoft Can Improve Hyper-V Checkpoints

The ability to perform group checkpoints and rollbacks will make a good feature truly great.

Windows 10 Creators Update 'Fully Available' Again

Microsoft today suggested that the Windows 10 creators update was "fully available" worldwide for commercial deployment.

Microsoft Releases Advanced Threat Analytics Version 1.8

Microsoft released the latest version of its Advanced Threat Analytics forensic security solution this week.

Microsoft Ending Windows PowerShell 2.0 Support with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows PowerShell 2.0 will be one of the features that won't survive when Microsoft releases the Windows 10 "fall creators update."

Give Anyone Credentials with Azure Active Directory

The new Azure Active Directory B2B aims to simplify how administrators offer controlled access to partners, suppliers and customers.

AVST Offers Help for Organizations Facing Microsoft's Unified Messaging Deadline

Applied Voice and Speech Technologies is coming to the rescue following Microsoft's announcement that it plans to drop session border control support for PBX systems.

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