Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en Future Semiconductors Could be 'Photocopied' Using Graphene http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/future-semiconductors-could-be-photocopied-using-graphene <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Research at MIT is continuing with single-atom-thin sheets of graphite to try to make it easier to manufacture future semiconductors. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/future-semiconductors-could-be-photocopied-using-graphene" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/future-semiconductors-could-be-photocopied-using-graphene#comments Cloud & Data Center Wed, 26 Jul 2017 21:27:00 +0000 194461 at http://windowsitpro.com Diversity to Drones: Black Hat Speakers Weigh in On Top Security Trends http://windowsitpro.com/security/diversity-drones-black-hat-speakers-weigh-top-security-trends <div class="node-body article-body">From $10 hacks to wind farm meltdowns, Black Hat speakers share the state of security this week in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/diversity-drones-black-hat-speakers-weigh-top-security-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/diversity-drones-black-hat-speakers-weigh-top-security-trends#comments Security Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:54:00 +0000 194821 at http://windowsitpro.com Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos was this year's keynote speaker at Black Hat (Image courtesy Facebook) Microsoft Announces Azure Containers Instances (ACI) for Linux http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/microsoft-announces-azure-containers-instances-aci-linux <div class="field-deck"> Windows container support will arrive in the coming weeks... </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft continues their advancement of Azure Containers with a new version that makes deployment fast and simple without virtual machines.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/microsoft-announces-azure-containers-instances-aci-linux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/microsoft-announces-azure-containers-instances-aci-linux#comments Microsoft Azure Azure Azure Container Instances cloud cloud services Containers Microsoft Microsoft Azure services Virtual machine VM Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:10:00 +0000 194811 at http://windowsitpro.com Adobe Plans to Stop Distributing Flash Service at End of 2020 http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/adobe-plans-stop-distributing-flash-service-end-2020 <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of 2020, the company will stop updating and distributing the online tool.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/adobe-plans-stop-distributing-flash-service-end-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/adobe-plans-stop-distributing-flash-service-end-2020#comments Software Development Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:25:00 +0000 194771 at http://windowsitpro.com Alphabet Q2 2017: Enterprise Efforts Pay Off for Google Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-q2-2017-enterprise-efforts-pay-google-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Google Cloud sits in the “other revenues” category, which reported over $3 billion in revenues, a rise of 42 percent from Q2 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-q2-2017-enterprise-efforts-pay-google-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-q2-2017-enterprise-efforts-pay-google-cloud#comments Google Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:44:00 +0000 194761 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Pichai Sundararajan, known as Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google Inc. speaks during an event last year.&nbsp;</p> Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Resource: Massive Free Microsoft eBook Giveaway At Your Fingertips http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-massive-free-microsoft-ebook-giveaway-your-fingertips <div class="node-body article-body">In what is quickly becoming an annual tradition, Microsoft's Eric Ligman the companies Director of Sales Excellence, is offering access to a huge library of eBooks on all kind of subjects relating to Microsoft services and products. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-massive-free-microsoft-ebook-giveaway-your-fingertips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-resources/resource-massive-free-microsoft-ebook-giveaway-your-fingertips#comments Business Resources ebooks giveaway Microsoft Resources technology Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:07:00 +0000 194751 at http://windowsitpro.com How to Set Office 365 Users Password Expiration Policy to Never Expire http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-set-office-365-users-password-expiration-policy-never-expire <div class="field-byline"> Karim Buzdar </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">User passwords are expired after a certain number of days. You can set users password to never expire in Office 365. </span></p> <p class="p3"><span class="s1">This article will teach you how you can set user&#39;s password expiration policy to never expire. However, this is a security risk and it is not recommended.</span></p> <p class="p4"><strong><span class="s1">Step-By-Step</span></strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-set-office-365-users-password-expiration-policy-never-expire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/how-set-office-365-users-password-expiration-policy-never-expire#comments Office 365 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:19:00 +0000 194731 at http://windowsitpro.com Alphabet Sales Fall Short of Most-Optimistic Analyst Forecasts http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-sales-fall-short-most-optimistic-analyst-forecasts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet Inc. reported second-quarter revenue that met analysts’ projections, falling short of the most-optimistic estimates, and said the cost of its Google ads declined.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-sales-fall-short-most-optimistic-analyst-forecasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/google/alphabet-sales-fall-short-most-optimistic-analyst-forecasts#comments Google Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:56:00 +0000 194721 at http://windowsitpro.com Swedish Government Tries to Stem Damage Done by Security Breach http://windowsitpro.com/security/swedish-government-tries-stem-damage-done-security-breach <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says his government is trying to safeguard sensitive information and minimize damage done by an IT outsourcing deal.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/swedish-government-tries-stem-damage-done-security-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/swedish-government-tries-stem-damage-done-security-breach#comments Security Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:17:00 +0000 194711 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Sweden&rsquo;s transport agency, which in 2015 outsourced its IT operations to IBM, has been criticized for ignoring warnings from the Swedish Security Service.</p> Google Creates an AI Venture Fund to Invest in AI Startups http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-creates-ai-venture-fund-invest-ai-startups <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1">With artificial intelligence research increasing around the world, Google has created a new <a href="https://gradient.google/"><span class="s2">Gradient Ventures</span></a> venture fund to target investments in early-stage start-ups that are working on brilliant ideas in AI.</span></p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-creates-ai-venture-fund-invest-ai-startups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/google-creates-ai-venture-fund-invest-ai-startups#comments Business Intelligence Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:29:00 +0000 194451 at http://windowsitpro.com Survey: Windows 10 Making Steady Progress in Business and Enterprise Adoption http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/survey-windows-10-making-steady-progress-business-and-enterprise-adoption <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent survey by Spiceworks, a company which provides various tools and services for IT Pros, Windows 10 has gained momentum on its predecessors as more companies migrate to Microsoft's latest operating system.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/survey-windows-10-making-steady-progress-business-and-enterprise-adoption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/survey-windows-10-making-steady-progress-business-and-enterprise-adoption#comments Windows 10 adoption Business enterprise migration Spiceworks Survey Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows XP Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:01:00 +0000 194681 at http://windowsitpro.com 5 Things to Expect from Alphabet Q2 2017 Earnings http://windowsitpro.com/google/5-things-expect-alphabet-q2-2017-earnings <div class="node-body article-body">Alphabet will announce its second quarter earnings on Monday. Here's what you can expect.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/google/5-things-expect-alphabet-q2-2017-earnings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/google/5-things-expect-alphabet-q2-2017-earnings#comments Google Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:54:00 +0000 194671 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks during the opening keynote address at the Google I/O 2017 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater on May 17, 2017 in Mountain View, California.</p> Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Quest for AI Leadership Pushes Microsoft Further Into Chip Development http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/quest-ai-leadership-pushes-microsoft-further-chip-development <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New HoloLens processor will let mixed reality goggles recognize speech and images </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/quest-ai-leadership-pushes-microsoft-further-chip-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/quest-ai-leadership-pushes-microsoft-further-chip-development#comments Microsoft Azure Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:29:00 +0000 194661 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Attendees walk by an image of the Microsoft HoloLens augmented reality (AR) viewer during the 2016 Microsoft Build Developer Conference.</p> Justin Sullivan/Getty Images 'Devil's Ivy' Is Another Wake-Up Call for IoT Security http://windowsitpro.com/internet-things-iot/devils-ivy-another-wake-call-iot-security <div class="node-body article-body"><p>There&#39;s been another wake-up call concerning our old friend the internet of things. As usual, it comes in the form of yet another security vulnerability in the wild. Although the amount of damage this one can do remains uncertain, we know it affects an extremely large number of devices, and at the very least can be used to disable security cameras from one affected company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/internet-things-iot/devils-ivy-another-wake-call-iot-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/internet-things-iot/devils-ivy-another-wake-call-iot-security#comments Internet of Things (IoT) Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:05:00 +0000 194471 at http://windowsitpro.com Is Switch Embedded Teaming ONLY used with SDNv2? http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/switch-embedded-teaming-only-used-sdnv2 <div class="node-body article-body">Is the new HA for NICS SET only used with SDNv2? Find out!</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/switch-embedded-teaming-only-used-sdnv2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/switch-embedded-teaming-only-used-sdnv2#comments Virtualization SDNv2 SDNv2 SET SET Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:59:00 +0000 194181 at http://windowsitpro.com Target regions when using Azure to Azure replication with ASR http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/target-regions-when-using-azure-azure-replication-asr <div class="node-body article-body">Understand the possible target regions for azure to azure replication.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/target-regions-when-using-azure-azure-replication-asr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/target-regions-when-using-azure-azure-replication-asr#comments Microsoft Azure ASR ASR replication replication Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:56:00 +0000 194161 at http://windowsitpro.com When is metric used with routing? http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/when-metric-used-routing <div class="node-body article-body">Understand when metric is used with routing.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/when-metric-used-routing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/when-metric-used-routing#comments Windows Server metric metric Routing Routing Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:54:00 +0000 194151 at http://windowsitpro.com Reconfigure a machine to use domain for time sync http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/reconfigure-machine-use-domain-time-sync <div class="node-body article-body">Set a machine to use the domain for its time source</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/reconfigure-machine-use-domain-time-sync" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/reconfigure-machine-use-domain-time-sync#comments Windows Server Time Sync Time Sync Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:17:00 +0000 194111 at http://windowsitpro.com OCI Sets First Container Standards http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/oci-sets-first-container-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The Open Container Initiative has issued its first sets of standards for container technology.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/oci-sets-first-container-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/oci-sets-first-container-standards#comments Virtualization Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:10:00 +0000 194441 at http://windowsitpro.com Resource: Classroom IT Management and Data Protection Blog Series http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/resource-classroom-it-management-and-data-protection-blog-series <div class="node-body article-body">A new series of blog posts from Microsoft will help you learn more about methods for managing classroom IT and protecting your school's data.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/resource-classroom-it-management-and-data-protection-blog-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/resource-classroom-it-management-and-data-protection-blog-series#comments Windows 10 Data data protection deployments Hardware Information technology IT Management School Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:51:00 +0000 194401 at http://windowsitpro.com Time sync for virtualized domain controllers http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/time-sync-virtualized-domain-controllers <div class="node-body article-body">The guidance changes. Here is the latest on IC time sync for DCs.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/time-sync-virtualized-domain-controllers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server/time-sync-virtualized-domain-controllers#comments Windows Server dc DC Time Sync Time Sync Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:50:00 +0000 194121 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Profit Tops Estimates as Cloud Growth Marches On http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/microsoft-profit-tops-estimates-cloud-growth-marches <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Corp.&rsquo;s turnaround plan got back on track in the latest quarter, buoyed by rising sales of internet-based software and services.</p> <p>Profit in the fiscal fourth quarter exceeded analysts&rsquo; estimates and adjusted sales rose 9 percent as demand almost doubled for Azure cloud services, which let companies store and run their applications in Microsoft data centers. A tax-rate benefit added 23 cents a share to earnings, Microsoft said.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/microsoft-profit-tops-estimates-cloud-growth-marches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud-data-center/microsoft-profit-tops-estimates-cloud-growth-marches#comments Cloud & Data Center Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:06:00 +0000 194391 at http://windowsitpro.com Red Hat Updates OpenShift Online Developers' Platform http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/red-hat-updates-openshift-online-developers-platform <div class="node-body article-body">Red Hat's AWS based OpenShift Online is designed to help devs develop cloud-native apps.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/red-hat-updates-openshift-online-developers-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/open-source/red-hat-updates-openshift-online-developers-platform#comments Open Source Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:00:00 +0000 194381 at http://windowsitpro.com MIT Researchers Customizing Chip Cache Memory Allotments for Programs http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/mit-researchers-customizing-chip-cache-memory-allotments-programs <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By finding new ways to distribute cache memory based on the memory needs of programs, energy savings and faster processing are big benefits.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/mit-researchers-customizing-chip-cache-memory-allotments-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/mit-researchers-customizing-chip-cache-memory-allotments-programs#comments Management & Mobility Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:55:00 +0000 194371 at http://windowsitpro.com Dev Bootcamp Coding School Closing After 5 Years http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/dev-bootcamp-coding-school-closing-after-5-years <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After training some 3,000 students in software coding since opening its doors in 2012, Dev Bootcamp is shutting down by the end of 2017 after failing to find a viable business model to sustain its operations. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/dev-bootcamp-coding-school-closing-after-5-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/software-development/dev-bootcamp-coding-school-closing-after-5-years#comments Software Development Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:45:00 +0000 194361 at http://windowsitpro.com S2D support on Hyper-V Server? http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/s2d-support-hyper-v-server <div class="node-body article-body">Can storage spaces direct (S2D) be used on the free Microsoft Hyper-V Server? Hmmmmm</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/s2d-support-hyper-v-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtualization/s2d-support-hyper-v-server#comments Virtualization hyper-v server hyper-v server S2D S2D Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:01:00 +0000 194201 at http://windowsitpro.com Good PowerShell IP troubleshooting cmdlets http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/good-powershell-ip-troubleshooting-cmdlets <div class="node-body article-body">Learn some useful cmdlets to troubleshoot IP</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/good-powershell-ip-troubleshooting-cmdlets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/management-mobility/good-powershell-ip-troubleshooting-cmdlets#comments Management & Mobility IP IP PowerShell PowerShell Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:51:00 +0000 194131 at http://windowsitpro.com IT Pro Today PODCAST - Episode 4 http://windowsitpro.com/podcasts/it-pro-today-podcast-episode-4 <div class="field-deck"> Interview: Device Management and Windows AutoPilot </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This is episode four of the new IT Pro Today PODCAST with Richard Hay and Michael Morisy.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/podcasts/it-pro-today-podcast-episode-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/podcasts/it-pro-today-podcast-episode-4#comments Podcasts device management Episode 4 IT Pro IT Pro Today podcast Windows 10 Windows AutoPilot Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:50:00 +0000 194351 at http://windowsitpro.com Hire: Google's New Service for Recruiting and Hiring Employees http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/hire-googles-new-service-recruiting-and-hiring-employees <div class="node-body article-body">Google wants to help you find, recruit, interview and hire new employees.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/hire-googles-new-service-recruiting-and-hiring-employees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/business-intelligence/hire-googles-new-service-recruiting-and-hiring-employees#comments Business Intelligence G Suite Gmail Google Google Calendar Hire LinkedIn service Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:06:00 +0000 194341 at http://windowsitpro.com Do I need my own NVIDIA GRID license with N series VMs? http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/do-i-need-my-own-nvidia-grid-license-n-series-vms <div class="node-body article-body">Understand license requirements for NVIDIA GRID licenses with N series VMs.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/do-i-need-my-own-nvidia-grid-license-n-series-vms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-azure/do-i-need-my-own-nvidia-grid-license-n-series-vms#comments Microsoft Azure license license NVIDIA NVIDIA Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:57:00 +0000 194171 at http://windowsitpro.com