Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en How to Set the Default OneDrive for Business Storage Space with the help of PowerShell http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/how-set-default-onedrive-business-storage-space-help-powershell <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In one of the earlier articles, I have showed you to set the default OneDrive for Business storage space with the help of GUI. However, this article focuses on setting the default OneDrive for Business storage space with the help of PowerShell commands.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/how-set-default-onedrive-business-storage-space-help-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/how-set-default-onedrive-business-storage-space-help-powershell#comments Management & Mobility OneDrive PowerShell storage Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:29:00 +0000 197631 at http://windowsitpro.com How to Block Syncing of Specific File Types in OneDrive for Business Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-block-syncing-specific-file-types-onedrive-business-office-365-0 <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You can prevent users from syncing specific file types with their OneDrive for business. The following steps of this article will illustrate how you can block users from syncing specific file types in their OneDrive for Business Office 365.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-block-syncing-specific-file-types-onedrive-business-office-365-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-block-syncing-specific-file-types-onedrive-business-office-365-0#comments Office 365 blocking file Office 365 OneDrive for Business Outlook Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:22:00 +0000 197621 at http://windowsitpro.com Storage Spaces Direct Across Locations; Mixing OS Types on Azure; Using Hyper-V to Protect Resources http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/storage-spaces-direct-across-locations-mixing-os-types-azure-using-hyper-v-protect-r <div class="field-deck"> John Savill's Frequently Asked Questions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/storage-spaces-direct-across-locations-mixing-os-types-azure-using-hyper-v-protect-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/storage-spaces-direct-across-locations-mixing-os-types-azure-using-hyper-v-protect-r#comments Microsoft Azure Azure faq Hyper-V Microsoft Azure PowerShell Savill Storage Spaces Direct VM Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:44:00 +0000 197271 at http://windowsitpro.com New Bill Aims to Incentivize Federal Agencies to Update Legacy IT Systems http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The bipartisan bill aims to reduce wasteful IT spending and incentivize federal government agencies move to the cloud.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/new-bill-aims-incentivize-federal-agencies-update-legacy-it-systems#comments Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:28:00 +0000 197531 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>U.S. Representative Will Hurd (R-TX), who serves as Chairman of the House Information Technology Subcommittee.</p> Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images MongoDB Projects $100M from IPO http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/mongodb-projects-100m-ipo <div class="node-body article-body">The open source NoSQL database developer made SEC filing on Thursday.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/mongodb-projects-100m-ipo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/mongodb-projects-100m-ipo#comments Open Source Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:47:00 +0000 197521 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>MongoDB Inc cofounder and chairperson Dwight Merriman giving keynote address in 2014 at the All Things Open conference.</p> Photo courtesy of All Things Open Spanning Backup for Office 365 Now Supports SharePoint Online Backups http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-sharepoint/spanning-backup-office-365-now-supports-sharepoint-online-backups <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By expanding its backup suite to SharePoint Online, Spanning gives customers wider capabilities for protecting their data.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-sharepoint/spanning-backup-office-365-now-supports-sharepoint-online-backups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-sharepoint/spanning-backup-office-365-now-supports-sharepoint-online-backups#comments Microsoft SharePoint Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:59:00 +0000 197511 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Spanning Backup for Office 365.</p> Resource: Outlook Mail and Calendar Cheat Sheets http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-outlook-mail-and-calendar-cheat-sheets <div class="node-body article-body">These printouts will provide end users with guides to help them navigate the various implementations of Outlook Mail and Calendar Apps.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-outlook-mail-and-calendar-cheat-sheets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-outlook-mail-and-calendar-cheat-sheets#comments Business Resources Android Calendar iOS Mac Mail Outlook Outlook Calendar Outlook for Android Outlook for iOS Outlook Mail Outlook Mail for Mac Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:03:00 +0000 197501 at http://windowsitpro.com Hewlett Packard Enterprise Is Said to Plan About 5,000 Job Cuts http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The cuts at the company, which has about 50,000 workers, are likely to affect workers in the U.S. and abroad.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/hewlett-packard-enterprise-said-plan-about-5000-job-cuts#comments Cloud & Data Center Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:28:00 +0000 197491 at http://windowsitpro.com How To: Watch the Microsoft Ignite 2017 Keynotes and Other Sessions http://windowsitpro.com/industry-perspectives/how-watch-microsoft-ignite-2017-keynotes-and-other-sessions <div class="node-body article-body">Even if you can not be in Orlando along with the other 26,000 attendees, you can still catch parts of the massive conference from your desk.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry-perspectives/how-watch-microsoft-ignite-2017-keynotes-and-other-sessions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry-perspectives/how-watch-microsoft-ignite-2017-keynotes-and-other-sessions#comments Industry Perspectives Channel 9 Ignite live stream Microsoft Microsoft Ignite Orlando Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:25:00 +0000 197481 at http://windowsitpro.com Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings <div class="field-deck"> Distelli founder and CEO will join Puppet as VP of engineering. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both platforms enable developers to manage infrastructure and applications across the entire software delivery process to make app development quicker.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/puppet-acquires-distelli-boosting-its-cloud-automation-offerings#comments Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:02:00 +0000 197471 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Puppet CEO&nbsp;Sanjay Mirchandani.</p> Cloud Skill Shortage Costs Large Enterprises $258 Million Each Year: Report http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report <div class="node-body article-body">As cloud developments are rolled out at a faster pace, even big organizations are having a hard time keeping up, according to a new Rackspace survey.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/cloud-skill-shortage-costs-large-enterprises-258-million-each-year-report#comments Cloud & Data Center Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:50:00 +0000 197461 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Buys HTC Talent for $1.1 Billion to Spur Devices Push http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/google-buys-htc-talent-11-billion-spur-devices-push <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet Inc.’s Google is taking on some 2,000 employees with experience working on its signature Pixel devices.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/google-buys-htc-talent-11-billion-spur-devices-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/google-buys-htc-talent-11-billion-spur-devices-push#comments Management & Mobility Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:35:00 +0000 197451 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Visitors check HTC mobile phones on the second day of the event at the Fira Gran Via Complex on day 2 of the Mobile World Congress on February 23, 2016.</p> David Ramos/Getty Images Why the Windows Subsystem for Linux Matters to You – Even if You Don’t Use it http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/why-windows-subsystem-linux-matters-you-even-if-you-don-t-use-it <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Mayo, Senior Systems Architect, IE </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The underlying technology behind the new WSL subsystem, now available on Windows 10, is the result of one of Microsoft’s research, called Project Drawbridge.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/why-windows-subsystem-linux-matters-you-even-if-you-don-t-use-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/why-windows-subsystem-linux-matters-you-even-if-you-don-t-use-it#comments Windows 10 Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:06:00 +0000 197441 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>The underlying technology behind the new WSL subsystem is the outcome of a research project that dates back to 2011, called Project Drawbridge.</p> Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock Google Is Close to Buying HTC Assets to Bolster Hardware http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet investors may be concerned about history repeating itself. Google has tried to buy its way into hardware twice before, albeit more expensively.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/google/google-close-buying-htc-assets-bolster-hardware#comments Google Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:05:00 +0000 197421 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Members of the media photograph a display of Google&#39;s Pixel phone and other products during an event to introduce Google hardware products on October 4, 2016.</p> Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Creating Azure AD & AD objects using PowerShell; Delegating authority on Azure Internal Load Balancer http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo <div class="field-deck"> John Savill's Frequently Asked Questions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/creating-azure-ad-ad-objects-using-powershell-delegating-authority-azure-internal-lo#comments Microsoft Azure Azure faq Microsoft Azure PowerShell Savill VM Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:07:00 +0000 197261 at http://windowsitpro.com AWS Per-Second Billing Reflects Push to More Granular Cloud Workloads http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching per-second billing on EC2 and EBS next month.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/aws-second-billing-reflects-push-more-granular-cloud-workloads#comments Amazon Web Services (AWS) Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:02:00 +0000 197411 at http://windowsitpro.com mshch/Thinkstock A few handy PowerShell tips while creating objects in AD http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad <div class="node-body article-body">I recently had a requirement to create a group for each OU and then populate with the users in that OU. As I wrote the script I thought it would be an interesting learning tool for those looking at leveraging PowerShell.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/few-handy-powershell-tips-while-creating-objects-ad#comments Cloud & Data Center Active Directory AD cloud John Savill Microsoft stack PowerShell Savill Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:57:00 +0000 197401 at http://windowsitpro.com Thanks to Apple, 50-Year-Old Facial Recognition Goes Mainstream http://windowsitpro.com/identity-access-management/thanks-apple-50-year-old-facial-recognition-goes-mainstream <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The technology first developed in the 1960s has since been mostly relegated to the realm of government agencies and high-security firms. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/identity-access-management/thanks-apple-50-year-old-facial-recognition-goes-mainstream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/identity-access-management/thanks-apple-50-year-old-facial-recognition-goes-mainstream#comments Management & Mobility Identity Access Management Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:39:00 +0000 197391 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller speaks during an Apple special event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on the Apple Park campus on September 12, 2017 in Cupertino, California.&nbsp;</p> Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Ellison Promises Cost Savings in Switch from AWS to Oracle Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud <div class="field-deck"> Ellison talks new pricing schemes, autonomous database at Redwood City event </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Oracle's Larry Ellison highlights new pricing options and self-driving database during event.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/amazon-web-services-aws/ellison-promises-cost-savings-switch-aws-oracle-cloud#comments Amazon Web Services (AWS) Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:18:00 +0000 197361 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Oracle&#39;s Larry Ellison</p> Kimberly White/Getty Images Resources: Microsoft 365 Documentation and Videos http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/resources-microsoft-365-documentation-and-videos <div class="node-body article-body">Check out these resources to learn more about the latest subscription offering from Microsoft that includes Windows and Office 365.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/resources-microsoft-365-documentation-and-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/resources-microsoft-365-documentation-and-videos#comments Management & Mobility documents Microsoft 365 Office 365 Resources videos Windows 10 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:41:00 +0000 197311 at http://windowsitpro.com 6 Tips to Boost Database Performance without Making any Code Changes http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes <div class="field-byline"> Tony Branson | ScaleArc </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Branson of ScaleArc shares 6 practical ways to improve database performance.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/6-tips-boost-database-performance-without-making-any-code-changes#comments Cloud & Data Center Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0000 197321 at http://windowsitpro.com AI Now Used in Testplant's App Testing Automation Suite http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/ai-now-used-testplants-app-testing-automation-suite <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By incorporating artificial intelligence, Testplant's test automation product now offers more app testing capabilities to enterprise users. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/ai-now-used-testplants-app-testing-automation-suite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/ai-now-used-testplants-app-testing-automation-suite#comments Management & Mobility Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:12:00 +0000 197301 at http://windowsitpro.com Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed http://windowsitpro.com/patch-management/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-management/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-management/equifax-said-suffer-hack-earlier-date-disclosed#comments Patch Management Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:36:00 +0000 197291 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business 2015 – The Head Master in the Central Management Store (CMS) http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-2015-head-master-central-management-store-cms <div class="node-body article-body">In Skype for Business server 2015, each Skype based server in the topology replicates information to each other.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-2015-head-master-central-management-store-cms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-2015-head-master-central-management-store-cms#comments Skype for Business Central Management Store CMS Microsoft Skype for Business Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:15:00 +0000 197281 at http://windowsitpro.com Samsung Creates $300M Autonomous Driving Fund for AI, HPC Research http://windowsitpro.com/iot-vertical-solutions/samsung-creates-300m-autonomous-driving-fund-ai-hpc-research <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Automotive Innovation Fund will also focus on smart sensors, machine vision, security and related concepts for in-vehicle development.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/iot-vertical-solutions/samsung-creates-300m-autonomous-driving-fund-ai-hpc-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/iot-vertical-solutions/samsung-creates-300m-autonomous-driving-fund-ai-hpc-research#comments IoT Vertical Solutions Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:44:00 +0000 197251 at http://windowsitpro.com Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Looking at items related to AD objects and when support for a Windows 10 channel ends http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/looking-items-related-ad-objects-and-when-support-windows-10-channel-ends <div class="field-deck"> John Savill's Frequently Asked Questions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/looking-items-related-ad-objects-and-when-support-windows-10-channel-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/looking-items-related-ad-objects-and-when-support-windows-10-channel-ends#comments Microsoft Azure Azure faq Microsoft Azure Savill VM Windows 10 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:44:00 +0000 197241 at http://windowsitpro.com IBM to Remove Cloud Migration Hurdles with New Data Transfer Device http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/ibm-remove-cloud-migration-hurdles-new-data-transfer-device <div class="node-body article-body">IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration is a shippable storage device, which offers 120 TB and uses AES 256-bit encryption.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/ibm-remove-cloud-migration-hurdles-new-data-transfer-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/ibm-remove-cloud-migration-hurdles-new-data-transfer-device#comments Cloud & Data Center Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:05:00 +0000 197231 at http://windowsitpro.com White Paper: Office 365 and Fighting Phishing Attempts http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/white-paper-office-365-and-fighting-phishing-attempts <div class="node-body article-body">In this white paper, Microsoft explains the methods they use within Office 365 to identify and deal with phishing attempts that arrive to users through the cloud based service.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/white-paper-office-365-and-fighting-phishing-attempts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/white-paper-office-365-and-fighting-phishing-attempts#comments Office 365 cloud Microsoft Office 365 phishing resource security service White Paper Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:59:00 +0000 197221 at http://windowsitpro.com Slack Gets Slice of SoftBank’s $100 Billion Tech Bounty http://windowsitpro.com/slack/slack-gets-slice-softbank-s-100-billion-tech-bounty <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Butterfield said the additional capital will also help give large clients, as well as existing and future employees, confidence that Slack is here to stay.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/slack/slack-gets-slice-softbank-s-100-billion-tech-bounty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/slack/slack-gets-slice-softbank-s-100-billion-tech-bounty#comments Slack Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:27:00 +0000 197211 at http://windowsitpro.com VMworld 2017 Europe Briefing: VMware Enhances Multiple Cloud Management in VRealize Suite 2017 http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/vmworld-2017-europe-briefing-vmware-enhances-multiple-cloud-management-vrealize- <div class="field-deck"> Check out the latest enhancements to VMware vRealize Suite 2017 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VMware’s updated vRealize Suite provides enhancements to extend their virtualization management capabilities from on-premise across multiple clouds providing intelligent operations, better automation and support for DevOps-ready IT.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/vmworld-2017-europe-briefing-vmware-enhances-multiple-cloud-management-vrealize-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/vmworld-2017-europe-briefing-vmware-enhances-multiple-cloud-management-vrealize-#comments Management & Mobility Hybrid Cloud Containers Containers DevOps DevOps Docker Docker OpenStack Openstack VMware VMware VMworld 2017 VMworld 2017 vRealize Suite vRealize Suite Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:21:00 +0000 197051 at http://windowsitpro.com