Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs http://windowsitpro.com/blog/60542/feed en Will You Miss SharePoint Designer Design View in SharePoint 2013? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/will-you-miss-sharepoint-designer-design-view-sharepoint-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body">SharePoint 2013 Preview arrived without SharePoint Designer's Design View. Was it good riddance or a huge mistake?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/will-you-miss-sharepoint-designer-design-view-sharepoint-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/will-you-miss-sharepoint-designer-design-view-sharepoint-2013#comments SharePoint 2013 SharePoint Administration SharePoint Collaboration SharePoint SharePoint SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2013 SharePoint Administration SharePoint Designer SharePoint Tools & Products Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Fri, 07 Sep 2012 15:00:00 +0000 41617 at http://windowsitpro.com Veeam Ships Veeam Backup Free Edition with VeeamZIP http://windowsitpro.com/blog/veeam-ships-veeam-backup-free-edition-veeamzip <div class="node-body blog-body">Veeam Software has announced that the latest version of its Veeam Backup Free Edition is now available for download. The new product now includes the popular Veeam FastSCP utility and a new feature the company calls VeeamZIP.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/veeam-ships-veeam-backup-free-edition-veeamzip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/veeam-ships-veeam-backup-free-edition-veeamzip#comments Virtualization Windows Server Client Virtualization free virtualization utilities Jeff James News Ratmir Timashev Server Virtualization Veeam Backup Free Edition Veeam Software Virtualization VMware Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Mon, 04 Jun 2012 18:49:00 +0000 41526 at http://windowsitpro.com VMware Experts on Twitter http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-experts-twitter <div class="node-body blog-body">Sometime last year I posted an article listing some of the best Microsoft Hyper-V resources on Twitter. It was one of the most well-received articles I'd posted in 2011, so I thought it would be fair to share the love with IT pros that favor VMware virtualization products over what Microsoft has to offer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-experts-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-experts-twitter#comments Virtualization Windows Server VMware #vmware Brian Madden Hyper-V Microsoft News Server Virtualization Stephen Herrod Twitter Virtualization virtualization VMware VMware Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Mon, 07 May 2012 18:29:00 +0000 57340 at http://windowsitpro.com Ericom Discusses VMware WSX, AccessNow 2.0 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ericom-discusses-vmware-wsx-accessnow-20 <div class="node-body blog-body">AccessNow uses modern web browsers -- specifically those that support the canvas and web sockets features of HTML 5 -- to allow direct access to virtual machines that may be residing on a remote server, in a data center, or in the cloud.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ericom-discusses-vmware-wsx-accessnow-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ericom-discusses-vmware-wsx-accessnow-20#comments Virtualization Windows Server Networking Systems Management AccessNow Client Management Dan Shappir Ericom Software HTML 5 Ilan Paretsky Jeff James News RDP Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) remote server Systems Management Virtualization VMware Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Mon, 09 Apr 2012 18:06:00 +0000 57239 at http://windowsitpro.com VMware WSX: Run VMs Via Web Browser http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-wsx-run-vms-web-browser <div class="node-body blog-body">VMware WSX allows VMs to be manipulated through a web browser.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-wsx-run-vms-web-browser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-wsx-run-vms-web-browser#comments Cloud Virtualization Windows Server VMware Storage Cloud Computing Data Management HTML5 iPads Jeff James News OnLive Storage Virtual machine Virtualization Virtualization VMware VMware Web browser Windows 8 WSX WSX technology Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:07:00 +0000 57576 at http://windowsitpro.com Virsto Updates Hyper-V Offering, Brings Storage Virtualization to VMware vSphere http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virsto-updates-hyper-v-offering-brings-storage-virtualization-vmware-vsphere <div class="node-body blog-body">I recently interviewed Gregg Holzrichter, the VP of Marketing for Virsto Software, about two of his company's recently announced products: Virsto 2.0 for Hyper-V, and the first release of Virsto for VMware vSphere. Virsto hopes that these products will help IT administrators make more effective use of their storage by leveraging virtualization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virsto-updates-hyper-v-offering-brings-storage-virtualization-vmware-vsphere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virsto-updates-hyper-v-offering-brings-storage-virtualization-vmware-vsphere#comments Virtualization Windows Server Storage Falconstor Gregg Holzrichter Hyper-V hypervisor Jeff James Microsoft News provisioning Storage storage virtualization Virsto Software Virtual machine Virtualization VMware vSphere Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:24:00 +0000 57053 at http://windowsitpro.com ITC Tosses Out Barnes & Noble Antitrust Claim Against Microsoft http://windowsitpro.com/blog/itc-tosses-out-barnes-noble-antitrust-claim-against-microsoft <div class="node-body blog-body">On the eve of what promises to be a sensational patent-infringement trial that will finally pit Microsoft against one of its Android-based enemies, an International Trade Commission (ITC) judge has tossed out a major claim against the software giant. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/itc-tosses-out-barnes-noble-antitrust-claim-against-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/itc-tosses-out-barnes-noble-antitrust-claim-against-microsoft#comments Windows Server Mobile Networking Android Mobile Computing Devices &amp; OSs Networking News Paul Thurrott's WinInfo Tablets Wireless Technology Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:39:00 +0000 57694 at http://windowsitpro.com System Center 2012 RC Ships, Showcases Revamped Licensing and Branding Strategy http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virtualization-blog-13/system-center/system-center-2012-rc-ships-showcases-revamped-licensing-branding-strategy-141929 <div class="node-body blog-body">Over the last decade or so, Microsoft's System Center product family has grown to resemble that over-achieving acquaintance we all know who suffers from a hopelessly complex personal life. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virtualization-blog-13/system-center/system-center-2012-rc-ships-showcases-revamped-licensing-branding-strategy-141929" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/virtualization-blog-13/system-center/system-center-2012-rc-ships-showcases-revamped-licensing-branding-strategy-141929#comments System Center Cloud Computing Microsoft Microsoft Windows News System Center System software Systems Management Virtualization Virtualization Virtualization VMware windows server Windows Server System Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Tue, 17 Jan 2012 21:09:00 +0000 41467 at http://windowsitpro.com Why Doesn't Windows 8 Just Look Like THIS? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-doesnt-windows-8-just-look <div class="node-body blog-body">Why can't the Windows 8 desktop really be "no compromises" for those of us with big screens and powerful desktop PCs? That is, why can't we run traditional Windows applications and Metro-style apps, but in this environment as floating windows, side by side?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-doesnt-windows-8-just-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-doesnt-windows-8-just-look#comments Windows 8 Windows Client Windows 8 Windows Client Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:53:00 +0000 57518 at http://windowsitpro.com Controlling Plug-Ins in Your Internet Browser http://windowsitpro.com/blog/controlling-plug-ins-your-internet-browser <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> One of the key features of today&rsquo;s browsers is the ability to plug-in 3rd party code to add additional capabilities to the browsing experience but as these add-ins add additional capability they can also introduce new security and integrity risks. In this post we will look at approaches to protect our browser environments from plug-ins.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/controlling-plug-ins-your-internet-browser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/controlling-plug-ins-your-internet-browser#comments Security Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Mon, 19 Dec 2011 20:34:00 +0000 58911 at http://windowsitpro.com Locking Down Applications in a VDI and Session-Based Virtualization World http://windowsitpro.com/blog/locking-down-applications-vdi-and-session-based-virtualization-world <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> In previous blog posts we looked at various technologies to control applications running on desktop operating systems. The newest and most promising of these is application whitelisting, which provides the best protection while still allowing users the flexibility needed to run the applications they want.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/locking-down-applications-vdi-and-session-based-virtualization-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/locking-down-applications-vdi-and-session-based-virtualization-world#comments Security Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:22:00 +0000 58901 at http://windowsitpro.com Using Application Control to Limit Administrators on Servers. What Works, What Doesn’t. http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-application-control-limit-administrators-servers-what-works-what-doesn-t <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> First, there are administrators and then there are ADMINISTRATORS. This blog takes a look at what can be done to control administrators in our environments. Why would we want to limit our administrators? After all, they ARE the people who manage our infrastructure. It may be that organizations just make people administrators because it seems like the easiest way to allow them to do their job. </p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-application-control-limit-administrators-servers-what-works-what-doesn-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-application-control-limit-administrators-servers-what-works-what-doesn-t#comments Security Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Wed, 30 Nov 2011 20:19:00 +0000 58891 at http://windowsitpro.com 2012 State of Endpoint Report Is In – Embrace Change to Win on Security http://windowsitpro.com/blog/2012-state-endpoint-report-embrace-change-win-security <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> It seems like only yesterday when I was excited to share the results from our 2010 report on the state of the endpoint. This week, we are releasing data from our third annual State of the Endpoint study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and I have to admit, this year&rsquo;s data is even more intriguing, albeit discouraging.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/2012-state-endpoint-report-embrace-change-win-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/2012-state-endpoint-report-embrace-change-win-security#comments Security Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:11:00 +0000 58881 at http://windowsitpro.com How Virtualized Applications Affect Application Control Technologies http://windowsitpro.com/blog/how-virtualized-applications-affect-application-control-technologies <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> In previous blog posts we have discussed some application control best practices through application whitelisting. As organizations look at application virtualization technologies, allowing applications to run on an operating system without being installed, it can play havoc with our whitelisting approach.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/how-virtualized-applications-affect-application-control-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/how-virtualized-applications-affect-application-control-technologies#comments Security Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Mon, 14 Nov 2011 20:07:00 +0000 58871 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft TechNet Gallery: TechNet's New IT Pro Scripting Center (Plus A Little More) http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-technet-gallery-technets-new-it-pro-scripting-center-plus-little-more <div class="node-body blog-body">The Microsoft TechNet Gallery is a big improvement over previous incarnations of a scripting center on the TechNet site.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-archived-blogs">Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-technet-gallery-technets-new-it-pro-scripting-center-plus-little-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-technet-gallery-technets-new-it-pro-scripting-center-plus-little-more#comments Development PowerShell Scripting Systems Management Administration Computing Development Microsoft TechNet PowerShell PowerShell Scripting Scripting languages Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:53:00 +0000 57582 at http://windowsitpro.com