Network Management


Microsoft Previews New Connection Approach for Office 365 Services

Microsoft is previewing a new Web service that publishes network data endpoints that are used to connect to Office 365 services.

Microsoft Unveils Project VAST Security Visualization Tool

Microsoft described Project VAST this week, a new tool that promises to visually surface security problems.

Microsoft Adds Azure Monitor Alert Capabilities

Microsoft now has "next-generation" Azure Monitor alert capabilities that can incur costs to use, alongside its free "classic" alerts.

Microsoft Releases Update 1802 for System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft announced the "current branch" release of Update 1802 for System Center Configuration Manager on Thursday.

Windows Server 2019 Product Scheduled To Arrive This Year

Windows Server 2019 will reach general availability "in the second half of calendar year 2018," according to a Microsoft announcement today.

Azure AD Gets Groups Expiration Policies and Managed Browser Controls

Microsoft announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements last week.

Traffic View and Real User Measurements Added to Azure Traffic Manager

Azure Traffic Manager now has a couple of new features at the "general availability" stage.

The Changing Face of IT Monitoring

The goal of IT infrastructure and application monitoring solutions must be more than to provide insight into IT operations. Here's what to look for.

Azure SQL Database Service Getting Migration and Information Protection Options

Microsoft this week announced various Azure SQL Database improvements, including migration, high-availability and information protection options.

Microsoft Outlines Password Best Practices for Azure Active Directory Users

Microsoft this week described best practices for identity security when using Azure Active Directory or Windows Server Active Directory Federation Services.

Microsoft Approves Microcode Spectre Variant 2 Fix for Intel Skylake Chips on Windows 10 Version 1709

Microsoft announced this week that it made available some Intel Skylake microcode updates that address Spectre variant 2 types of attacks for Windows 10 version 1709.

Azure Migrate Tool Now Available To Plan VMware Virtual Machine Moves

The Azure Migrate tool can now be used by organizations to help plan moves of their on-premises virtual machines and applications to Azure datacenter infrastructure.

Microsoft Teams To Get Expanded Guest Access for External Users

The Microsoft Teams collaboration solution will be getting a new capability to invite people with consumer e-mail addresses to join an organization's teams spaces.

Microsoft Announces Intune Integration with Pradeo Security for Mobile Devices

Microsoft Intune now works with Pradeo Security for Mobile Defense, which can add additional security protections for organizations that use Android and iOS mobile devices.

Azure AD Gets Preview of Office 365 Groups Naming Policy

Microsoft last week announced a preview of new Naming Policy, available with the Azure Active Directory Premium service, that adds some controls over Office 365 groups creation.

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