Network Management


Microsoft Launches Advanced Security Management Service for Office 365

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Advanced Security Management service today for its Office 365 E5 subscribers.

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Hits General Availability 

Microsoft's latest database platform arrived on schedule on Wednesday.

Microsoft Had To Take a Stand Against Feds

Microsoft's recent lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice shines a spotlight on the latest example of overreach by law enforcement.

Microsoft Holds Off on Azure Active Directory Certificate Rollovers

Microsoft has postponed its roll out of new security certificates for Azure Active Directory, which was supposed to have occurred today.

New IE and Edge Browser Controls Coming This Summer

Microsoft is planning some Group Policy enhancements for organizations using both the Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.

Microsoft Releases System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview Update 1605

Microsoft this week released update 1605 for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) technical preview.

MarkLogic 9 Preview: New Security and Semantic Capabilities

Enterprise NoSQL database provider MarkLogic Corporation unveiled a preview of the latest version of its namesake database platform at its 11th annual user conference last week.

Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Update Includes Azure Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft has updated its Azure SQL Data Warehouse service with several key new features including Azure Active Directory authentication.

Microsoft Issues Windows 7 SP1 'Convenience Rollups'

Microsoft today announced the availability of so-called "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Expands Advanced Threat Protection Preview for Windows 10 Clients

Microsoft announced today that it has expanded its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service preview to "IT professionals and enterprise customers."

Microsoft's GigJam Productivity Tool Preview Expands

Microsoft's latest Office 365 collaboration tool will be getting a wider testing audience, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Monitoring with Operations Management Suite

Microsoft announced a preview today of the ability to monitor Office 365 accounts using its Operations Management Suite (OMS).

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.

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