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Microsoft's Deployment Kit Gets Rebranded with Latest Update

With the release of the newest update, Microsoft's Deployment Toolkit is also receiving a name tweak.

Windows Azure Pack Support To End January 2027

Microsoft's Windows Azure Pack, the company's enterprise datacenter solution, is "far from dead," according to an announcement.

Office 365 Business Subscribers To Receive Outlook Customer Manager

A new Outlook Customer Manager solution is now part of Microsoft's Office 365 Business Premium subscription plan, the company announced on Monday.

Anatomy of a PowerShell Parameter, Part 2: Validation

Continuing the look into parameters, this part will focus specifically on parameter sets and the different ways to validate them.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Now Available

Upgrades, improvements and new features for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Online were released this week by Microsoft.

Microsoft Revamps MCSE Cert Program

Recently Microsoft's Certification group released additional MCSE and MCSD certificate titles and altered the program so that the titles no longer have an expiration date.

Microsoft's EMET Security Tool To Lose Support

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, which aimed to protect against malware attack scenarios and exploit methods, will be shutting down shortly.

Windows Update Model Causing Issues in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

The latest update service model for Windows 7 and 8.1 clients is causing complications for those running System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM 2007).

Anatomy of a PowerShell Parameter, Part 1

Central to your command is a parameter -- a weak parameter will end with a weak script.

Windows Zero-Day Flaw Surrounded by Controversy

An alleged Russian hacking group by the name of Strontium is actively exploiting a recently disclosed Windows flaw.

Microsoft Increasing Open Source Datacenter Efforts with 'Project Olympus'

Microsoft is planning to speed up datacenter hardware contributions to the Open Compute Project (OCP) with a new "Project Olympus" effort.

Skype for Business Client Changes Coming Soon

New changes and features to Skype for Business client app on Mac and mobile devices are being delivered.

Microsoft Details SharePoint, PowerApps and Flow Upgrades and Availability

Microsoft announced this week that PowerApps and Flow dev services will be available in the next few days.

Best Practices for Designing PowerShell Functions

While not everyone will code the same, here are some of my go-to tips for creating functions.

Azure Active Directory Tool Preview Aims at Syncing Error Reports

Azure Active Directory Connect Health service now has a new Sync Error Reports preview available.

Google Now Offering Windows Server Instances

Google this week said that Windows Server 2016 VMs are now available through its datacenter service offerings.

Microsoft Releases Security Sandbox Tool for SharePoint

Microsoft recently unveiled new sandbox security capabilities for SharePoint Server.

Microsoft Details Upcoming SharePoint Improvements

Mark Kashman, a senior product manager on Microsoft's SharePoint team, provided the details on improvements coming to both SharePoint and OneDrive for Business products.

Skype for Business Support Comes to VMware Horizon VDI

Microsoft will enable Skype for Business communications using VMware's Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

Exploring Hyper-V with PowerShell

Extend virtual environments with these helpful cmdlets.

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