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SharePoint 2016 Servicing Policy Announced by Microsoft

Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.

Microsoft Offers More Advice on Disabling Windows SMB 1

Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.

SharePoint Virtual Summit Unveils 2017 Roadmap Plans

Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.

Microsoft Offers Tips on Removing Insecure SMB 1 from Windows Networks

Microsoft recently highlighted some tools that IT pros can use to detect if Server Message Block version 1 (SMB 1) is being used in a network.

Microsoft Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

Microsoft on Friday released a security update for Windows XP that fixes an SMB v1 hole that has been recently used to spread ransomware via phishing attacks.

Windows Server 'Insider' Testing Program Coming This Summer

Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.

Microsoft Expands SharePoint Online URL Path Lengths

Microsoft has increased the maximum URL path length for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business subscribers.

How To Patch Nano Server, Part 2: Patching Multiple Servers

By modifying Microsoft's provided Powershell patching code, applying updates to multiple Nano Servers can be simplified.

Does Everyone Still Need Windows?

Microsoft is approaching an interesting and potentially difficult inflection point with Windows.

OpenSSH Windows Nearing Completion

Microsoft announced today that efforts to integrate the open source Secure Shell (OpenSSH) protocol with Windows (Win32) are nearing completion.

Architectural Considerations of Modernizing SharePoint Apps

Now that SharePoint is ripe for "app modernization," the next step is to decide which architecture is best to support enterprise requirements in terms of scalability and maintainability.

Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network Now Available for SharePoint Sites

Organizations can now speed up the performance of their SharePoint Online sites using the newly available Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network.

Windows Server 2016 Getting Linux Containers

Microsoft this week announced that a new type of Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016 will be coming soon.

How To Patch Nano Server, Part 1: Choosing the Correct Path

While there are many methods for applying patches, going through PowerShell is the most straightforward way to get the job done.

Microsoft Claims To Have Patched Shadow Brokers-Exposed Windows Flaws

Microsoft indicated that it has already patched Windows flaws exposed by newly leaked hacking tools, a problem that came to light on Friday.

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