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Microsoft Releases Yammer External Groups Feature

Yammer's new "external groups" collaboration feature went live on Tuesday.

Microsoft Warns Against Applying Flawed WSUS Update

Microsoft said that enterprises using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) should avoid applying update KB3148812.

Microsoft Releases Cloud Support Resource Database for IT Pros

A free education resource center for all things Microsoft Cloud has been released this week by the company.

Connecting to an Azure SQL Database with PowerShell

Move a whole database into the cloud quickly by following this walkthrough.

Microsoft Advises Shops Move Away from Older Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft said that IT pros have a year to move to the company's newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.

SQL Server 2016 RC3 Out Now

Microsoft announced late last week that the final SQL Server 2016 release candidate is now available.

How To Compare the Contents of Two Folders with PowerShell

Make sure two documents are both exact and in sync with this process.

Support Ending for Exchange Server 2007 in 2017

Microsoft announced that its Exchange Server 2007 will lose all official support next year.

Windows 10 Roadmap Published

Microsoft's resource page describing current and future features coming to Windows 10 is now live.

Office 365 Delve Analytics and Outlook Calendar Apps Released

Microsoft last week released both the Delve Analytics for Office 365 and a new "Calendar Apps" for Outlook.

Microsoft's Cloud App Security Service Now Available

Microsoft's Cloud App Security service has gone live, according to the company.

Getting Input into Your PowerShell Functions with Parameters

Here's a quick walkthrough of how to build function parameters in reusable snippets.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Preview Now Available

The recently announced Windows 10 "anniversary update" has been released for early testers.

Microsoft Touts Strong Adoption for 'Configuration Manager as a Service'

According to Microsoft, more than 38 percent of organizations have made the jump to the most recent System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) version.

SQL Server Cumulative Update Patch Policy Gets Tweaked

The SQL Server engineering team provided some advice for IT when installing the cumulative updates.

Timing PowerShell Automations

Get an accurate measurement of how long it takes to run a specific or set a timer for your script to run with these two tips.

Linux Bash Shell Support Comes to Windows

Details on Microsoft's support for the Bash shell on Windows have surfaced after its initial Build keynote announcement.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Coming Soon, Preview Live Now

Microsoft on Wednesday during its Build conference announced a major update to Windows 10 will be coming this summer, with the preview going live today.

Office 365 Groups To Get Social Networking Connectors

Microsoft's Office 365 Connectors will be getting new features that will extend support to link newsfeeds to Office 365.

Exploring the Active Directory Forest and Domain

Use the Active Directory Module to run available cmdlets and automate many of your daily tasks.

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