Windows Servers


Shavlik Offers Tips on the New Microsoft Patch Approach

Security and patch management software vendor Shavlik offered its views about this week's Patch Tuesday release event, which will bring a world of changes for busy IT pros.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Details Coming October 11

Microsoft today offered a few more details about the cumulative update model that will be arriving for all supported Windows systems on Oct. 11.

A Look at Microsoft's Office 365 Guest Access

While Microsoft has finally provided a way to share content in SharePoint Online, there are some limitations.

Microsoft Bringing OneDrive for Business Improvements This Year

Microsoft offered a progress report this week on its OneDrive for Business improvements, sharing mobile, browser, synchronization and IT enhancements.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Arriving in November

Microsoft announced this week that it is planning to deliver its first Feature Pack for SharePoint Server 2016 in November.

Microsoft Highlights Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at Ignite Event

Microsoft unveiled a few details about its emerging flagship enterprise products today as it kicked off its Ignite event for IT pros in Atlanta.

Microsoft Releases Test Version of SharePoint 2013 Migration Assessment Tool

Microsoft has released a near final tool this week for organizations considering switching from SharePoint Server 2013 on premises to using the SharePoint Online service.

Windows Nano Server Deployment 101, Part 2: The Execution

Navigate the uncharted Nano Server deployment waters with this step-by-step guide.

Windows Nano Server Deployment 101, Part 1: The Setup

Here's all the info you need before beginning to deploy Microsoft's latest server configuration.

Microsoft Wants To Kill Off Server Message Block 1

Microsoft is appealing to organizations to stop using Server Message Block (SMB) version 1.

How To Get PowerShell to Write Scripts for You

Recall earlier scripts to save a ton of time.

Acclimating to the New SharePoint Framework

Reaction to Microsoft's new SharePoint Framework is mixed, though mostly positive because it coexists with old development models.

Added IT Flexibility with System Center Operations Manager 2016

The forthcoming release of System Center Operations Manager 2016 will provide administrators with scheduled maintenance, improved support for management packs, alert tuning and support for the new Windows Server Nano configuration option.

Microsoft Updates Advance Threat Analytics with Increased Detection Capabilities

Microsoft late last week announced that its cloud-based security solution, Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) version 1.7, is now available.

Containers vs. Virtual Machines

The release of Windows Server 2016 will bring a new option of building apps based on micro-services that run in Docker and other standard containers. Does that portend the end of the VM?

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