Network Management

Microsoft Offers Help on Moving to Azure Resource Manager

Microsoft announced resource materials this week to help organizations move from the "classic" Azure management portal to the Azure Resource Manager portal.

How To Automatically Run PowerShell Scripts at a Scheduled Time

The trick is to getting your run prompt to run correctly in the Windows Task Scheduler.

SSRS Steps up in the Shadow of Power BI

Power BI has quickly given Microsoft supremacy in analytics and real-time reporting, but it's only available as an online cloud service. Seeking parity, a revamped on-premises SQL Server Reporting Services 2016 will deliver rich features, such as a new UI, delivery of KPIs and HTML5-based reporting, but integration with Power BI for now is only a statement of direction.

Microsoft's Shielded VMs Designed To Add Security Against Rogue Admins

Microsoft this week talked more about its Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter security technology.

Office 365 Improvements Include Outlook Troubleshooting Tool

Microsoft described Outlook improvements this week, along with other Office 365 news.

Admin Reporting in Office 365

Microsoft has done a great job providing a ton of ways to customize and view reports.

Microsoft Adds Windows Update to Server Management Tools

Microsoft has added Windows Update to its emerging Server Management Tools, which are currently available at the preview stage.

IBM Preps Watson To Battle Cybercrime

The company will partner with eight universities to strengthen the AI's security base of knowledge.

At Build 2016, Everything Old Was New Again

This year Microsoft showed off improvements across its large line of products and services.

Group Policy Can't Be Used To Manage Nano Server

Microsoft's emerging Nano Server deployment option can't be managed using Group Policy controls, the company noted this week, in an announcement.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview

Microsoft has bolstered its Azure Active Directory Domain Services offering, which is currently at the preview stage.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer and GWX 'Nagware' To End After July 29

Microsoft sent a message to Windows 10 upgrade holdouts this week that its free upgrade offer will be ending on July 29.

First Look: Microsoft Azure Stack

Here's what to expect when you install the first technical preview.

Microsoft Issues Fix for WSUS Update Problem

Microsoft has announced a fix today for its flawed update, known as "KB3148812".

Azure Stack: Microsoft’s Cloud Technology for the Datacenter

The software for enterprises and hosting providers to build private and hybrid clouds based on the same technology that runs the Microsoft Azure public cloud service is in preview for testers to evaluate. Some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.

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