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When To Reinvent the Scripting Wheel

While grabbing premade scripts to solve your current problem is a huge time saver for IT, you're missing out on quite a few things by not doing it yourself.

Licensing Expert Warns of Pricey Windows Server 2003 Custom Support

Microsoft doesn't explain its CSAs publicly in great detail, so it's left to consultants to lend a helping hand.

Azure Active Directory Connect and Health Tools Released

Microsoft on Wednesday released its Azure Active Directory (AD) Connect tool.

Office 365 Service APIs and Push Notifications Go Live

Microsoft is adding two Office 365 improvements to improve service communication.

Unpatched IE Flaw Details Released by HP

A research team at HP has released details on an Internet Explorer 11 flaw this week.

Reporting on Local Groups in PowerShell

In any environment on your network, you have to be sure you know who had administrator rights on specific systems and also want a way to report on who (accounts or groups) that are a part the local groups on a system.

Microsoft To Release Admin, Security and Template Enhancements for Office 365

Improvements for Office 365 and Exchange Online are coming soon, according to an announcement by Microsoft.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Update Requirements for Organizations

Microsoft wants enterprises to deploy Windows 10 within a certain time frame. Those that don't will suffer the consequences.

Writing PowerShell Functions for the Pipeline

Make sure your code is ready for the pipeline with these tips.

Some Windows 10 Service Branch Options Exclude Use of Edge Browser

Microsoft's upcoming service-branch options for Windows 10 will affect which Internet browser organizations will be able to use.

Microsoft Releases 2 'Critical' Bulletins for June Patch Tuesday

Microsoft on Tuesday released two security bulletin items for Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player labeled as "critical" and six "important."

Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection Service for E-Mail Goes Live

Exchange Online e-mail security feature Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is now live.

Exploring Reference Variables in PowerShell

Even if you've heard of reference variables, their use may still be a mystery.

Microsoft MVP Talks Up Windows Upgrade Details

While Microsoft has been somewhat quiet on the details of its Windows 10 upgrade program, one Microsoft MVP has been active in pulling back the curtain a bit.

Microsoft Details Azure Active Directory MDM Scenarios in Windows 10

Microsoft has outlined how Windows 10 will be used with Azure Active Directory and the premises-based AD.

Study Finds Average Cost of Enterprise Breaches on the Rise

The average cost of corporate security breaches has raised 23 percent over the last two years, according to a report by IBM and Ponemon Institute.

Preview of SQL Server 2016 Now Available

Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 on Wednesday.

Managing Local Groups in PowerShell

Here's how to create, add and remove members of a group.

When and Why To Convert a Script into a Function

And when converting, remember that reusing code will save you a ton of time.

App Management Through Intune and Configuration Manager Explained

Microsoft is sharing details of its future push for application management through the use of both Intune and System Center Configuration Manager.

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