Network Management


Task Management with Office 365 Planner

While there are many tools out there that will help you keep on top of your tasks and assignments, Office 365 Planner integrates useful collaboration tools in its offering.

Microsoft Announces 'Azure Data Box' for Large Data Transfers

Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

Microsoft Touts New Windows 10 Deployment Approach

Microsoft's Windows 10 deployment direction dispenses with the traditional imaging process and instead relies on Azure Active Directory domain joins, mobile device management (MDM) and self-provisioning by end users.

Anatomy of a Self-Inflicted Ransomware Attack

See the destructive path of an intentional ransomware exploit in a lab environment consisting of Linux and Windows workstations and servers, and learn how implementing some simple steps will ensure you can recover from such an attack.

Microsoft To Deliver Monthly Feature Updates to SQL Server 2017

Microsoft announced this week that a faster update release pace will be coming to its newly announced SQL Server 2017 product.

Hitachi Launches Vantara, Unveils Smart Data Center Suite

The new suite will include increased support and security tools for datacenter managers.

System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune To Get 'Comanagement'

Microsoft introduced a new "comanagement" capability this week for use with its System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune client management products.

Q&A: Top Tips from Scott Hoag on Managing Office 365 Groups

Cloud Solutions Architect Scott Hoag offers his best dos, don'ts and more for working with Office 365 Groups ahead of his session on the topic at Live! 360 this November.

Getting Started With Hyper-V Groups

With the help of PowerShell, Hyper-V management is simplified when actions can be performed in bulk.

Windows Server 2016 Version 1709 Getting Released Next Month

Microsoft affirmed this week that Windows Server 2016 version 1709 will arrive in "early October," kicking off the first "semi-annual channel" release for the product.

Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2017 Launch

The latest SQL Server comes packed with support for Linux, automatic tuning and other enhancements that will enhance and simplify the use of the database platform.

Microsoft Outlines Teams Vision and Skype for Business Plans at Ignite

Today, Microsoft indicated that the Microsoft Teams client will eventually replace the Skype for Business Online client in the near future.

Microsoft Brings Back the GUI with 'Project Honolulu' for Windows Server Management

Microsoft offered a bit of surprise by signaling that it's solidly behind producing graphical user interface tools for managing Windows Server.

How To Create a Recovery Drive for Reinstalling Windows 10

Microsoft has made it easier than ever to create a backup Windows OS, ready for when disaster strikes.

Microsoft Promising Improved Office 365 Support for Organizations

Microsoft is starting to enable "improved" support for organizations using Office 365 services.

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