IDC offered a somewhat contrarian view this week on how organizations should best protect against security incidents.
The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.
- By Christian Buckley
Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.
Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.
Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.
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 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.
Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.
Microsoft has increased the maximum URL path length for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business subscribers.
By modifying Microsoft's provided Powershell patching code, applying updates to multiple Nano Servers can be simplified.
Microsoft is approaching an interesting and potentially difficult inflection point with Windows.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft announced today that efforts to integrate the open source Secure Shell (OpenSSH) protocol with Windows (Win32) are nearing completion.
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.
- By Oliver Wirkus
Organizations can now speed up the performance of their SharePoint Online sites using the newly available Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network.
Microsoft this week announced that a new type of Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016 will be coming soon.
- By Scott Bekker