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How To Reclaim Storage Space from Hyper-V Virtual Machines

Battle quickly shrinking storage space by deleting and compacting physical disks.

US-CERT Gives Notice of SMB Security Flaw in Windows Systems

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) published a vulnerability warning this week about a zero-day security exploit involving the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol in Windows systems.

SharePoint Framework Embraces JavaScript

Building modern apps with the forthcoming new SharePoint Framework is tailored made for hybrid environments.

Microsoft Announces Office 365 E-Discovery Changes, Plus New WebParts and Yammer Capabilities

Microsoft used its Microsoft Tech Community forums this week to announce Office 365 product changes and additions.

Windows Management Framework 5.1 Now Available

Microsoft announced the commercial release of Windows Management Framework 5.1 this week, which delivers the latest PowerShell 5.0 improvements.

SharePoint Online Users Getting Network Conditional Access Protection

Microsoft will issue a preview of a new conditional access capability for organizations using SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, starting on Friday.

Webhooks Now Available for SharePoint Online Developers

Microsoft this week announced that a webhooks developer capability for SharePoint Online is now ready for commercial use by developers.

2017 Marching Orders: IT Spending on the Rise

IT spending is expected to rise this year, but how those expenditures are allocated will continue to change with a good chance of surprises.

Microsoft To Separate IE Patches from Security-Only Updates Next Month

Microsoft today announced a couple of changes on how it plans to deliver Windows security updates for organizations.

SharePoint Framework Now at Release Candidate Stage

Microsoft this week signaled that its SharePoint Framework for developers is in the final testing phases before general release to production environments.

IT Security Battle: Is Microsoft All You Need?

As Microsoft bakes more security features into Windows, officials are telling customers they don't need third-party endpoint protection tools.

SharePoint Online Getting Enhanced Team Sites Capability This Month

Microsoft has completed its integration of SharePoint Team Sites with Office 365 Groups, and this new feature is expected to reach all SharePoint Online subscribers by the end of this month.

Exchange 2007 and SharePoint 2007 To Lose Support This Year

The year 2017 will bring notable end-of-life milestones for IT shops managing older Microsoft software, such as the 2007 versions of Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.

Microsoft Belatedly Explains Remote Server Admin Tools Dependency on Windows 10 Build 1607

Microsoft explained this week that the current version 1.2 of the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 is just for organizations using Windows 10 build 1607, the "anniversary update."

Perform a Rolling Upgrade of a Clustered Hyper-V Deployment, Part 2

Now that the upgrade has been applied, there's some cleanup and maintenance work to be done.

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