Saying good-bye to Enterprise Windows

Saying good-bye to Enterprise Windows

After nearly a decade of examining and advocating for Microsoft's enterprise tech, J. Peter Bruzzese is passing on the torch to a new columnist

11/30/16

In five years, SaaS will be the cloud that matters

In five years, SaaS will be the cloud that matters

To help IT make the mental shift, the cloud industry uses analogs to the datacenter's divisions—but ultimately they'll merge into simply 'services'

11/18/16

How to get started with Microsoft Teams

How to get started with Microsoft Teams

In its first release, admin setup is easy but user distribution requires more work

11/09/16

Office 365 opens a window into data governance

Office 365 opens a window into data governance

A new dashboard will let IT more easily monitor, retain, and manage data across Office 365 -- not email alone

11/02/16

How to make a SharePoint site multilingual

How to make a SharePoint site multilingual

Translation is not a detail you add to a SharePoint site after deployment, especially because the tools that SharePoint provides can be tricky to use

10/26/16

Windows Server Essentials: Still big for small businesses

Windows Server Essentials: Still big for small businesses

Office 365 is a great tool for small businesses, but many still need local servers and joint cloud/on-premises administration

10/19/16

How to admin Yammer in Office 365

How to admin Yammer in Office 365

Love it or hate it, Yammer is a tool that admins need to reckon with, and there's an admin center to do exactly that

10/05/16

Microsoft's cloud dominance comes with a security risk

Microsoft's cloud dominance comes with a security risk

Microsoft and third parties are layering on more security technology to keep vulnerabilities harder to exploit at scale

09/29/16

The hidden power of the Office 365 admin center

The hidden power of the Office 365 admin center

Don't let the initially simple interface fool you: Office 365's admin capabilities equal those of on-premises Exchange, SharePoint, and more

09/21/16

Down and dirty with Windows Nano Server 2016

Down and dirty with Windows Nano Server 2016

Nano Server is a very fast, powerful tool for remotely administering Windows servers, but you need to know what you're doing

09/14/16

Tutorial: The joys of Windows Server's group policies

Tutorial: The joys of Windows Server's group policies

Three examples show the power of GPOs that every Windows admin should be using

09/07/16

Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

Beyond the console: 3 supplements for Office 365 admins

There are times you need to use a different tool to manage Office 365. Here are three you should know

08/31/16

The other Office 365 is available for your school

The other Office 365 is available for your school

For collaborative classroom use by teachers and students, Microsoft has a special edition of Office 365

08/24/16

The top 7 new Hyper-V features in Windows Server 2016

The top 7 new Hyper-V features in Windows Server 2016

Even as the action shifts to the cloud, there's plenty going on in virtual servers

08/17/16

Microsoft’s cloud-based operations manager tackles security

Microsoft’s cloud-based operations manager tackles security

The newest OMS component provides security analysis and threat detection across cloud and on-premises systems

08/10/16

HoloLens points the way to the augmented reality future

HoloLens points the way to the augmented reality future

Virtual reality is fine for games, but the true game-changer will be the interaction between the real and virtual worlds

08/03/16

The ascent from virtualization to the cloud

The ascent from virtualization to the cloud

The virtualization era featured VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix. In the cloud era, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google lead -- but Microsoft has the only real hybrid option

07/29/16

Five years on, Office 365 shows its strengths

Five years on, Office 365 shows its strengths

With the core tools largely toughened, Microsoft is building out new capabilities in video and community sites

07/20/16

The cloud switch is on: From migration to management

The cloud switch is on: From migration to management

As more IT shops migrate to cloud services like Office 365 and Azure, they face a new challenge: how to manage it all

07/13/16

The upside of overhyped security threats

The upside of overhyped security threats

Check your Office 365 security settings before you cave in to (or blow off) security vendor FUD

07/06/16

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