Windows Servers

Windows PowerShell 5.0 Expected To Add Improved Security

Microsoft is planning to deliver its Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 release-to-manufacturing (RTM) version by the end of this month, which also will bring PowerShell 5.0 with it.

Microsoft Truncating Windows Embedded Support on Intel Skylake Devices

Microsoft isn't shortening its Windows Server 2012 product lifecycle support policies for servers using Intel Skylake processors, but it is shortening them for Windows Embedded 7/8.1 devices using those chips.

SharePoint Professionals Must Embrace Modern APIs

As organizations shift from SharePoint on-premises to SaaS applications such as Office 365 SharePoint Online, it's important to embrace the rapidly changing APIs and the shift to DevOps.

Microsoft Expands Office 365 Service Limits

Microsoft announced Office 365 improvements on Wednesday, including improved auditing plus the expansion of some service limitations.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Nano Server Management Tools

Microsoft on Tuesday released a preview of tools for managing Nano Server, a Windows Server 2016 deployment option.

First Look: Microsoft's Resilient File System Version 2

The Resilient File System (ReFS) v2 in Windows Server 2016 TP4 still isn't faster than NTFS -- not surprising at this stage of its development, though its block-cloning feature is highly optimized for virtualized workloads.

Companies Favoring SharePoint Server Over Office 365 Use

An industry study found that that most organizations used SharePoint Server on premises in 2015, rather than the SharePoint Online service.

How To Use PowerShell's Desired State Configuration To Configure Nano Server

Because the forthcoming Microsoft Nano Server doesn't have a GUI, here's how to create configuration scripts with the built-in Desired State Configuration in Windows PowerShell.

Will SaaS Kill the SharePoint Server Team?

Why SharePoint professionals need to embrace SharePoint's new API model of development and deployment.

Microsoft Team Unveils SharePoint Search Diagnostic Tool

Microsoft's premier field engineers for search have produced a new tool to help organizations troubleshoot SharePoint Server search issues.

Microsoft Publishes Windows Azure Pack Roadmap

Microsoft published a white paper this week describing its roadmap plans for Windows Azure Pack.

SharePoint Server 2016 Bringing Perks for IT Pros

Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu outlined some of the benefits and hardware requirements of the upcoming SharePoint Server release.

Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate

Microsoft today released SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC), along with an RC of Project Server 2016.

Is Office 365 Overshadowing SharePoint?

While Microsoft has been talking up Office 365 much more than SharePoint, both services have integral roles in the company's cloud strategy.

January Security Patch Can Break SharePoint 2013

A January security update from Microsoft apparently is adversely affecting some SharePoint Server 2013 deployments.

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