Windows Servers


Windows Server Test Build Supports In-Place Upgrades

Microsoft this week indicated that its current Windows Server test release for Windows Insider participants now supports in-place upgrades, message queuing for containers and smaller Server Core base images.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Model Using System Center Configuration Manager

Microsoft kicked off a video series describing Windows client management using System Center Configuration Manager, in a Wednesday announcement.

Windows Server Preview Getting Storage Spaces Direct Support

Microsoft added improvements to Storage Spaces Direct in its latest test-build preview release of Windows Server.

SharePoint Migration Tool and Other Improvements Released

Microsoft announced a few SharePoint improvements last week, including the "general availability" of the SharePoint Migration Tool.

PowerShell Core 6.0 Now Commercially Available

PowerShell Core 6.0 is now at released at the "generally availability" stage and is ready for use in production environments, Microsoft announced today.

Microsoft Teams Getting New Calling Capabilities

Microsoft this week advanced the calling capabilities of its Office 365 Teams collaboration service by adding more Skype for Business capabilities to it.

Microsoft Rings Out the Year with 2017's Last Update Tuesday

December 12 marked Microsoft's last "update Tuesday" for this year.

Hands-On with Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8

Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.

Microsoft Rolls Out OneDrive Sync Client Help for End Users

Microsoft this week published new OneDrive Sync Client tutorials for end users at a support page.

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Now Supports SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams

Microsoft announced today that its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection service is now commercially available for use with SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams.

5 Microsoft Highlights in 2017 that Fell Under the Radar

In no particular order, I'm going to note the most-overlooked happenings from 2017.

Microsoft Shows How SharePoint Framework Extensions Compare with 'Classic' Custom Code

Microsoft this week detailed some of the coding nuances involved with SharePoint site customizations via the SharePoint Framework Extensions approach.

Microsoft Hits the Refresh Button

A refreshed technology portfolio and roadmap revealed at Ignite suggests Satya Nadella's hybrid cloud, modern workspace management and intelligent communications vision is blooming.

System Center Version 1711 Preview Kicks Off New Update Channel Model

System Center version 1711 preview is now available for download, Microsoft announced this week.

SharePoint 2019 Wishes and Expectations

Microsoft recently announced a new on-premises SharePoint server release set for preview next year, but most of the details are a mystery. Microsoft MVP and SharePoint architect Oliver Wirkus shares what he hopes and expects are planned.

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