Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en Internet Explorer Pushed into Deeper Obscurity in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/internet-explorer-pushed-deeper-obscurity-windows-10-anniversary-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is planning additional changes in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition that will give IT control over which browser gets the bigger focus.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/internet-explorer-pushed-deeper-obscurity-windows-10-anniversary-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/internet-explorer-pushed-deeper-obscurity-windows-10-anniversary-edition#comments Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Mon, 23 May 2016 20:09:00 +0000 171391 at http://windowsitpro.com Unification of the OneDrive Sync Client Is Here http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/unification-onedrive-sync-client-here <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has finally arrived at the point in their OneDrive for Business road map where they now have a single client for syncing personal and business accounts for OneDrive users.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/unification-onedrive-sync-client-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/unification-onedrive-sync-client-here#comments OneDrive Business client cloud cloud storage OneDrive OneDrive for Business personal Sync Work Mon, 23 May 2016 19:59:00 +0000 171371 at http://windowsitpro.com Is Apple about to get BlackBerry'd? http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/apple-about-get-blackberryd <div class="node-body article-body">In 2007, RIM was riding high: It had captured key business and government markets, profits were up 73%, and while a new competitor were soaking up some good press, the competitions' phones were all worse in significant ways that seemed impossible to overcome. A few years later, it would all come crashing down. Is Apple set for the same fate?</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/apple-about-get-blackberryd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/apple-about-get-blackberryd#comments Business Intelligence amazon Amazon Apple Apple artificial intelligence artificial intelligence Business Decision Maker Business Intelligence Professional Google Google IT Manager Microsoft Microsoft Mon, 23 May 2016 14:05:00 +0000 171351 at http://windowsitpro.com Guest package for Nano Server use cases http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/guest-package-nano-server-use-cases <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the guest package with Nano Server</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/guest-package-nano-server-use-cases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/guest-package-nano-server-use-cases#comments Windows Server 2016 guest guest Nano Server Nano Server Sat, 21 May 2016 13:12:00 +0000 170711 at http://windowsitpro.com Understand Nano server package cmdlets http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-nano-server-package-cmdlets <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the package cmdlets for Nano Server</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-nano-server-package-cmdlets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-nano-server-package-cmdlets#comments Windows Server 2016 Nano Server Nano Server Sat, 21 May 2016 13:11:00 +0000 170701 at http://windowsitpro.com Can NVMe be used with clustered Storage Spaces? http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/can-nvme-be-used-clustered-storage-spaces <div class="node-body article-body">Find out if NVMe can be used with clustered storage spaces</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/can-nvme-be-used-clustered-storage-spaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/can-nvme-be-used-clustered-storage-spaces#comments Windows Server NVMe NVMe Storage Spaces Storage Spaces Sat, 21 May 2016 13:09:00 +0000 170691 at http://windowsitpro.com Quick live storage move all VMs to another location http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/quick-live-storage-move-all-vms-another-location <div class="node-body article-body">Learn some easy PowerShell to move the storage of every VM on a server.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/quick-live-storage-move-all-vms-another-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/quick-live-storage-move-all-vms-another-location#comments Hyper-V Hyper-V Hyper-V Storage Migration Storage Migration Sat, 21 May 2016 13:02:00 +0000 170671 at http://windowsitpro.com Can deduplication be used in ReFS with Windows Server 2016 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-deduplication-be-used-refs-windows-server-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Find out if deduplication is possible with ReFS in Windows Server 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-deduplication-be-used-refs-windows-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-deduplication-be-used-refs-windows-server-2016#comments Windows Server 2016 Deduplication deduplication refs ReFS Sat, 21 May 2016 12:53:00 +0000 170651 at http://windowsitpro.com Can ReFS be boot volume in Windows Server 2016 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-refs-be-boot-volume-windows-server-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Can ReFS be the Windows boot volume in Windows Server 2016? Find out.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-refs-be-boot-volume-windows-server-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/can-refs-be-boot-volume-windows-server-2016#comments Windows Server 2016 boot boot refs ReFS Sat, 21 May 2016 12:50:00 +0000 170641 at http://windowsitpro.com Container Networking Coming to Windows Servers Near You http://windowsitpro.com/blog/container-networking-coming-windows-servers-near-you <div class="node-body blog-body">As containers gain prominence in the modern data center alongside VMs, they're acquiring more VM-like capabilities. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/container-networking-coming-windows-servers-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/container-networking-coming-windows-servers-near-you#comments IT Innovators Docker Docker Hyper-V Hyper-V Windows Containers Windows Containers windows server windows server Fri, 20 May 2016 16:24:00 +0000 171201 at http://windowsitpro.com Tracking Windows 10 Release Information http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/tracking-windows-10-release-information <div class="node-body article-body">Since Windows 10 is updated on a regular basis there are a few different official release versions that are available based on the servicing options it is covered under. This resource from Microsoft will give you the exact information you need about the branch/version of Windows you should be on based on those servicing options.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/tracking-windows-10-release-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/tracking-windows-10-release-information#comments Windows 10 CB CBB Current Branch Current Branch for Business Long-Term Servicing Branch LTSB Microsoft Windows 10 Windows as a Service Fri, 20 May 2016 16:12:00 +0000 171181 at http://windowsitpro.com Multiple tiers in Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/multiple-tiers-windows-server-2016-storage-spaces <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the tiers available with Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2016</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/multiple-tiers-windows-server-2016-storage-spaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/multiple-tiers-windows-server-2016-storage-spaces#comments Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Storage Spaces Storage Spaces Direct Storage Spaces Direct Fri, 20 May 2016 13:06:00 +0000 170681 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: There's a Lot of Hacked Companies We Don't Even Know About http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-theres-lot-hacked-companies-we-dont-even-know-about <div class="node-body article-body">This week we've seen news of LinkedIn data that was hacked 4 years ago finally being released. It's not that unusual to have long lead times between breach and public release.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-theres-lot-hacked-companies-we-dont-even-know-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-theres-lot-hacked-companies-we-dont-even-know-about#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Data Breach security Security Fri, 20 May 2016 07:02:00 +0000 171141 at http://windowsitpro.com Check Out This Interactive Map of Azure Platform Services http://windowsitpro.com/azure/check-out-interactive-map-azure-platform-services <div class="node-body article-body">If you are looking for a quick and easily accessible spot to learn more about all of the offerings under Microsoft's Azure services then this portal is where you want to head.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/check-out-interactive-map-azure-platform-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/check-out-interactive-map-azure-platform-services#comments Azure Azure cloud cloud services Developer hybrid Management Microsoft Microsoft Azure Networking security services Thu, 19 May 2016 20:24:00 +0000 171051 at http://windowsitpro.com Policy Makeovers for Converged Environments http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/policy-makeovers-converged-environments <div class="node-body article-body">While the benefits of converged infrastructure are undeniable, so too are the changes this type of infrastructure can cause to a typical data center. No longer, for example, does IT staff have to spend weeks collecting requirements, sizing, planning, procuring equipment, deploying and testing when servicing a new application or requirements. Instead, the process is streamlined and much faster.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/policy-makeovers-converged-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/policy-makeovers-converged-environments#comments All About Converged Architecture converged architecture converged architecture converged infrastructure converged infrastructure HPE HPE Policy Policy standards standards Thu, 19 May 2016 19:52:00 +0000 171061 at http://windowsitpro.com IT Innovators: Meeting Security Challenges Head-On With a Dynamic Security Model http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-innovators-meeting-security-challenges-head-dynamic-security-model <div class="node-body blog-body">There is a solution for addressing security in your network infrastructure. Want to know more?</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-innovators-meeting-security-challenges-head-dynamic-security-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/it-innovators-meeting-security-challenges-head-dynamic-security-model#comments IT Innovators Software Defined Data Center Software Defined Data Center software defined networking software defined networking Thu, 19 May 2016 16:48:00 +0000 171011 at http://windowsitpro.com SEC Chair Mary Jo White on cyber security risk: "We can't do enough" http://windowsitpro.com/security/sec-chair-mary-jo-white-cyber-security-risk-we-cant-do-enough <div class="field-deck"> At the intersection of international business, huge risks are not being addressed </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In what was dubbed her &quot;frankest assessment yet&quot; of the cyber security risk,&nbsp;U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White said that serious vulnerabilities have not been properly addressed in the national and global exchanges used to power the global&nbsp;financial system, and cyber attacks were the top threat facing it.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/sec-chair-mary-jo-white-cyber-security-risk-we-cant-do-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/sec-chair-mary-jo-white-cyber-security-risk-we-cant-do-enough#comments Security Business Intelligence Professional Cyber Security Cyber Security finance finance IT Manager Thu, 19 May 2016 15:42:00 +0000 171001 at http://windowsitpro.com Can I use quotas with my Azure enterprise agreement? http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-use-quotas-my-azure-enterprise-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Understand where quotas can be applied with an Azure enterprise agreement</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-use-quotas-my-azure-enterprise-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-use-quotas-my-azure-enterprise-agreement#comments Azure Azure Azure quota quota Thu, 19 May 2016 13:01:00 +0000 170661 at http://windowsitpro.com 5 Use Cases for Better Converged Infrastructure Economics http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/5-use-cases-better-converged-infrastructure-economics <div class="node-body article-body">For any technology to succeed, there must first be a good use case around deployment and utilization. Converged infrastructure is no exception. Here are five ways in which converged infrastructure can help companies overcome some of the many challenges facing the modern data center.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/5-use-cases-better-converged-infrastructure-economics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/5-use-cases-better-converged-infrastructure-economics#comments All About Converged Architecture business alignment business alignment converged architecture converged architecture converged infrastructure converged infrastructure data center consolidaton data center consolidaton HPE HPE VDI VDI virtualization virtualization Wed, 18 May 2016 22:59:00 +0000 170991 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Embeds AI in New Products to Make Search Ubiquitous http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/google-embeds-ai-new-products-make-search-ubiquitous <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="box-sizing: inherit; -webkit-user-select: text; margin-bottom: 0.75em; font-family: 'Avenir Next Online'; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); line-height: 24px; text-align: justify; font-size: 1.125em !important; background-color: rgb(247, 247, 247);">Google is turning to artificial intelligence to make sure people keep using its search engine, even if they&rsquo;re not spending as much time on the Web and personal computers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/google-embeds-ai-new-products-make-search-ubiquitous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/google-embeds-ai-new-products-make-search-ubiquitous#comments Cloud Business Decision Maker Database Administrator Google Google Google I/O Google I/O IT Manager Wed, 18 May 2016 18:45:00 +0000 170981 at http://windowsitpro.com Google I/O 2016 Keynote Livestream http://windowsitpro.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-livestream <div class="field-deck"> Tune in live for Google's annual developer conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google is live streaming the keynote to I/O: Catch all the announcements live right here.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-livestream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-livestream#comments Development Chatbots Chatbots Google Google Google I/O Google I/O Wed, 18 May 2016 16:59:00 +0000 170941 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows as a Service Brief from WinHec 2016 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/windows-service-brief-winhec-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">A WinHec 2016 briefing by Microsoft Senior Program Manager Chris Riggs provides an update on the companies Windows as a Service approach to Windows 10.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/windows-service-brief-winhec-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/windows-service-brief-winhec-2016#comments Windows 10 IT Pro WaaS Windows 10 Windows as a Service Wed, 18 May 2016 15:50:00 +0000 170891 at http://windowsitpro.com ITPro: A new brand with same mission and a broader agenda http://windowsitpro.com/industry/itpro-new-brand-same-mission-and-broader-agenda <div class="field-deck"> While Microsoft is still the center of the IT world, the universe is broadening. So is our coverage. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The world of IT is radically shifting, but no matter where things head, IT Pro will be there to guide you.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/itpro-new-brand-same-mission-and-broader-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/itpro-new-brand-same-mission-and-broader-agenda#comments Industry Wed, 18 May 2016 15:18:00 +0000 170911 at http://windowsitpro.com Google I/O: Google reportedly preparing its own chatbot platform http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-io-google-reportedly-preparing-its-own-chatbot-platform <div class="field-deck"> The Information reports that AI-driven bots will be part of I/O conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Google I/O, the company's major developer conference, is kicking off in a few hours, and already it looks like one of the main events will follow in Microsoft's footsteps: According to The Information, Google will be announcing a chatbot platform of its own.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-io-google-reportedly-preparing-its-own-chatbot-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-io-google-reportedly-preparing-its-own-chatbot-platform#comments Business Intelligence Chatbots Chatbots Google Google Microsoft Microsoft Wed, 18 May 2016 14:50:00 +0000 170901 at http://windowsitpro.com Understand boot media options for Nano Server http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-boot-media-options-nano-server <div class="node-body article-body">Find out if you can boot from removable media with Nano Server.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-boot-media-options-nano-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2016/understand-boot-media-options-nano-server#comments Windows Server 2016 boot media boot media Nano Server Nano Server Wed, 18 May 2016 13:14:00 +0000 170721 at http://windowsitpro.com IT Innovators: Private Cloud: What to Focus on and Why http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-private-cloud-what-focus-and-why <div class="field-byline"> Deb Donston-Miller, IT Innovators Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Want to get one analyst’s take on the private and public cloud? If, so read on.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-private-cloud-what-focus-and-why" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/it-innovators/it-innovators-private-cloud-what-focus-and-why#comments IT Innovators hybrid cloud hybrid cloud private cloud private cloud public cloud public cloud Wed, 18 May 2016 05:29:00 +0000 169551 at http://windowsitpro.com Converged Architecture Security: Administration Is a Key Concern http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/converged-architecture-security-administration-key-concern <div class="node-body article-body">Converged architecture systems integrate a substantial amount of existing infrastructure, so security of CA is of utmost importance. When designing the administration model for converged architecture systems, you need to ensure that all elements are as locked down as possible.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/converged-architecture-security-administration-key-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/all-about-converged-architecture/converged-architecture-security-administration-key-concern#comments All About Converged Architecture converged architecture converged architecture converged infrastructure converged infrastructure HPE HPE jump server jump server privileged access management privileged access management RBAC RBAC Tue, 17 May 2016 19:15:00 +0000 170851 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Announces Convenience Rollup Updates for Older Versions of Windows http://windowsitpro.com/windows-client/microsoft-announces-convenience-rollup-updates-older-versions-windows <div class="node-body article-body">Windows 7 Service Pack 1 was released in February 2011 and no further combined updates has been released for the seven year old OS. That meant massive downloads of updates for any new system installs but that is now a thing of the past.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-client/microsoft-announces-convenience-rollup-updates-older-versions-windows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-client/microsoft-announces-convenience-rollup-updates-older-versions-windows#comments Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Windows Client Windows 7 Windows 7 SP1 Windows 8.1 Windows Update WSUS Tue, 17 May 2016 18:40:00 +0000 170841 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft and SAP’s Cloud Computing Platforms to Interoperate http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-and-sap-s-cloud-computing-platforms-interoperate <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Corp. and SAP SE are linking up their software products to make it easier for businesses to rent applications online and workers to manage travel and meetings.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-and-sap-s-cloud-computing-platforms-interoperate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-and-sap-s-cloud-computing-platforms-interoperate#comments Cloud Business Decision Maker Business Intelligence Professional IT Manager Tue, 17 May 2016 17:24:00 +0000 170831 at http://windowsitpro.com Store http://windowsitpro.com/store <div class="node-body page-body">The technology world changes daily, and sometimes hourly, so keeping up with the skills as an IT professional is crucial. We provide this information through online training, eBooks, conferences, and VIP program. Everyone learns differently which is why we provide content through video, chat, text, and images.</div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 17 May 2016 16:46:29 +0000 170821 at http://windowsitpro.com