IT Administration


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.

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.

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.

Microsoft's Anti-Recon Tool Aims To Strengthen Network Security

Microsoft has released a PowerShell script that will block attacks from spreading in a network after a breach.

Microsoft's Update Catalog Receives Support for More Web Browsers

Internet Explorer is no longer the exclusive browser for accessing Microsoft Update Catalog.

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