Network Management


Microsoft Releases Reporting Module for PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

Public Folder Migrations to Exchange Online

Microsoft this week published documentation showing how to move public folders from Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016 to Exchange Online.

Hybrid Exchange PowerShell Tool Now Has Multifactor Authentication

IT pros managing Exchange Server and Exchange Online accounts via remote PowerShell now have the ability to protect those sessions with multifactor authentication.

Office 365 Private Groups Feature for Outlook Arriving This Month

Microsoft plans to add a new behavior this month that will affect how groups will function in Outlook for organizations using Office 365.

Microsoft Extends Windows Server 2012 Support

Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates.

SharePoint 2013 Gets Hybrid Self-Service Site Creation Option

Microsoft this week announced that organizations running SharePoint Server 2013 in their datacenters now can direct user site creation requests to Office 365 services.

Microsoft Resumes Security Updates with 'Largest' Patch Tuesday Release

Microsoft resumed its monthly security update releases on Tuesday following a rare deferral last month.

Microsoft Teams Now Available to Business Office 365 Subscribers

The Microsoft Teams chat service is now commercially available worldwide for certain Office 365 business subscribers, Microsoft announced today.

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.

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