Network Management


Microsoft Explains Windows Server 2016 Patching

Windows Server 2016 patching likely won't differ too much from the monthly cumulative update model laid out by Microsoft for other Windows products, but there are some nuances.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1

Microsoft announced improvements today for SharePoint Server 2016 users and SharePoint Online subscribers, as well as for "hybrid" use cases.

New Audit Preview Added to Azure Active Directory Admin Portal

Microsoft has added auditing features to its Azure Active Directory admin portal for administrators, which is still at the preview stage from its initial preview launch in September.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Affected by New Windows Update Model

Microsoft's new update service model for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 clients, initiated last month, may cause additional work for IT pros using System Center Configuration Manager 2007.

Microsoft Promising Smaller Windows 10 Updates with Unified Update Platform

Microsoft plans to reduce the size of future Windows 10 updates by a third with a coming "Unified Update Platform" technology.

Microsoft's Massive Azure Extension into the Enterprise

Now that Windows Server 2016 is available, Microsoft says IT pros and developers can build and extend containerized workloads and applications to its network- and compute-enhanced Azure public cloud -- and vice versa.

System Center Configuration Manager 1511 Support Ends Next Month

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) version 1511 users have one month of support left.

Microsoft Planning To End Support for EMET Security Tool

Microsoft will be throwing in the towel on its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit solution, which was designed to offer protections against common malware attack scenarios and exploit methods.

Yammer Gets Major Office 365 Makeover

Microsoft has made strides in integrating Yammer with its cloud offering.

Shield Hyper-V with Microsoft's Host Guardian Service

The new Windows Server 2016 is the most secure version of Microsoft's server OS with the introduction of the Host Guardian Service for Hyper-V Shielded VMs. Learn about this critical new feature and how to configure and implement it.

Microsoft Describes Windows 10 Long-Term Servicing Limits for Surface Devices and Configuration Manager

Microsoft is starting to document how its long-term servicing branch concept for Windows 10 can affect organizations.

Q&A with Greg Shields: Top VMware vSphere Tips

Dive deep into the world of vSphere with noted virtualization expert Greg Shields.

Coping with the New Windows Update Process

You may not like it, but you will have to adapt to Microsoft's latest update landscape.

Q&A: Syncing Office 365 with Azure Active Directory

Office and SharePoint Live presenters Dan Usher and Scott Hoag discuss how you can simplify your life with automation.

Power BI Gets Admin Role Assignment Capability and Reporting Services Preview

Microsoft delivered a few Power BI announcements this week.

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