Network Management


IT Pros Subject to Vague Microsoft Support Policies

Microsoft's Lifecycle Support policies may pose problems for IT pros if a trend toward dropping support without notice should gain steam.

Is It Time for a Microsoft Office 365 Super Client?

With so many different tools and apps falling under the Office 365 umbrella, Microsoft's next step should be unifying them under one pane of glass.

Nonprofit Under Attack: A Cyber Defense Case Study

Planned Parenthood has sustained an unrelenting onslaught of cyberattacks over the past two years, but the organization has a comprehensive blueprint to defend its infrastructure and safeguard sensitive information with a cloud-first, mobile-optimized makeover. Here’s a look at how an SMB nonprofit is coping with problems that would challenge the largest enterprise.

Windows 10 Creators Update Current Branch Arriving April 11

Microsoft plans to start delivering its new Windows 10 "creators update" globally, starting on April 11, according to an announcement.

Skype for Business Online Adds Cloud PBX Features

The Skype for Business service is getting a few new feature additions, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Intune Now Integrated with Skycure Mobile Threat Analytics

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service now works with Skycure's mobile device protection service, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Releases System Center Configuration Manager 1702

Microsoft this week announced the availability of version 1702 of System Center Configuration Manager.

Office 365 Outlook Users Hit With Log-In Problems

Users of Office 365 services experienced connection problems late Friday afternoon, with outages seemingly concentrated in the western U.S. states.

Why You Might Not Be Getting the Latest Office 365 Updates

If you're in Office 365's Deferred Channel, added features won't arrive on release. Here's how to change that.

Microsoft Deprecating Exchange 2016 Edge Role on Windows Server 2016

Microsoft announced this week that it has changed its support policy for the Edge role on Exchange Server 2016, but only when it's used on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Reporting Module for PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

Public Folder Migrations to Exchange Online

Microsoft this week published documentation showing how to move public folders from Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016 to Exchange Online.

Hybrid Exchange PowerShell Tool Now Has Multifactor Authentication

IT pros managing Exchange Server and Exchange Online accounts via remote PowerShell now have the ability to protect those sessions with multifactor authentication.

Office 365 Private Groups Feature for Outlook Arriving This Month

Microsoft plans to add a new behavior this month that will affect how groups will function in Outlook for organizations using Office 365.

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