Network Management


January Security Patch Can Break SharePoint 2013

A January security update from Microsoft apparently is adversely affecting some SharePoint Server 2013 deployments.

Microsoft To Push Windows 10 to Some Domain Joined PCs This Month

Microsoft plans to expand its Windows 10 upgrade push "later this month" in the U.S. market, with other markets to follow.

Microsoft To Improve Skype for Business with Event Zero's Reporting Technology

Microsoft's Skype for Business Online service will be getting future reporting and analytics improvements with the purchase of software made by Event Zero.

Windows 8 No Longer Supported and Potentially Insecure

Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" milestone yesterday, which marks its continued use as a potential security hazard.

Group Policy Fundamentals in Active Directory

Here's a breakdown and explanation of the multiple types of Group Policy.

2016 IT Marching Orders

A list of top priorities for IT in the new year, including Windows 10 migrations, ID and access management, encryption, office politics, and DevOps.

Microsoft Recommends IE 11 Upgrades To Meet Its Browser End of Life Deadline

Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.

Some IE Users Getting Browser End of Life Warnings Next Week

Microsoft plans to issue warnings to those Internet Explorer users who continue to run versions of the browser that have fallen out of support after a Jan. 12 deadline.

Microsoft Showcases Windows 10 Management in System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft this week provided a glimpse of how System Center Configuration Manager will show Windows 10 servicing details.

Scale in the Cloud with Azure Service Fabric

Microsoft readies new component to its public cloud service that will enable applications requiring massive scalability.

Microsoft Seeing Gains for Azure Active Directory Connect Solution

Microsoft indicated this week that it is seeing good adoption of its newly released Active Directory synchronization tool known as "Azure AD Connect."

How To Expand Your Virtual Machine's Storage Capacity

While the process is somewhat similar when expanding physical capacity, there are a few differences to be aware of.

Microsoft Support Ending in 2016 for IE, .NET Framework and SQL Server Versions

The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.

Microsoft Discloses BizTalk Server 2016 Roadmap and Azure Integration Plans

Microsoft recently laid out its integration solutions vision, including milestones for its next BizTalk Server product and Azure plans.

My Tech Predictions for 2016

Based on how Microsoft has been rolling lately, it wouldn't surprise me to see any of these predictions come to fruition over the next year.

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