Windows IT Pro http://windowsitpro.com/rss.xml en Maximizing Hyper-V Performance http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/maximizing-hyper-v-performance <div class="field-deck"> Learn some of the bestr practise to optimize Hyper-V </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn the best practices to maximize Hyper-V performance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/maximizing-hyper-v-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/maximizing-hyper-v-performance#comments Hyper-V Hyper-V Hyper-V paging file paging file parent partition parent partition VM VM Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:49:00 +0000 143681 at http://windowsitpro.com Esri Maps the Way to Virtual Desktops for Complex Tasks http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/esri-maps-way-virtual-desktops-complex-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">Few power users of computer graphics are more demanding than professional cartographers and planners in the world of Geographic Information Systems. Theirs is the sort of high-end, graphically intense application that, for many users, is not ordinarily associated with desktop virtualization. But that's changing, fast, with the introduction of graphics processors for VDI servers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/esri-maps-way-virtual-desktops-complex-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/esri-maps-way-virtual-desktops-complex-tasks#comments Desktop-VDI desktop VDI desktop VDI esri esri GIS GIS mapping mapping VDI VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure virtual desktop infrastructure Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:07:00 +0000 143671 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing an Exchange on-premises mailbox after an employee is fired http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Securing information after someone is fired (in HR terms, let go with good reason) is often important, especially if the now-terminated employee is suspected of some form of misconduct. &nbsp;Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 offer a range of methods to secure and protect mailbox data but software features are useless unless they are executed properly within a well-documented and tested process.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 Audit audit Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-MobileDevice Clear-MobileDevice employee leaves employee leaves Litigation Hold litigation hold secure mailbox secure mailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-Mailbox Set-Mailbox Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 92511 at http://windowsitpro.com Box and Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/box/box-and-office-365 <div class="node-body article-body">Read this datasheet for an overview of how you can integrate Box into Outlook on iOS devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/box/box-and-office-365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Box Office 365 Resources Sponsored Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 140481 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Watching the Watchers: What We’re Learning from the Hacking Team Breach http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-watching-watchers-what-we-re-learning-hacking-team-breach <div class="node-body article-body">The Hacking Team breach is major security news and we're learning a bunch of really interesting things from it as a result.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-watching-watchers-what-we-re-learning-hacking-team-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-watching-watchers-what-we-re-learning-hacking-team-breach#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Breach Breach security Security spying spying Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:45:00 +0000 143541 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business Now Available for Windows Phone http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone <div class="node-body article-body">Today Microsoft has released one of the final pieces to its elimination of Lync branding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone#comments Skype for Business Windows Phone Skype for Business Windows Phone Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:05:00 +0000 143531 at http://windowsitpro.com VDI Market: It’s More Than Just Call Centers http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/vdi-market-it-s-more-just-call-centers <div class="node-body article-body">Call centers seem to be a natural target for desktop virtualization, but they're actually not the biggest market for VDI, according to research prepared for NVIDIA by the Gartner Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/vdi-market-it-s-more-just-call-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/vdi-market-it-s-more-just-call-centers#comments Desktop-VDI call centers call centers desktop VDI desktop VDI VDI VDI Virtual Desktop Infrastructure virtual desktop infrastructure Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:08:00 +0000 143661 at http://windowsitpro.com Cloud Price Wars May be Over as Microsoft Set to Increase Azure Charges http://windowsitpro.com/azure/cloud-price-wars-may-be-over-microsoft-set-increase-azure-charges <div class="node-body article-body">Azure will get a bit more pricey come August 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/cloud-price-wars-may-be-over-microsoft-set-increase-azure-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/cloud-price-wars-may-be-over-microsoft-set-increase-azure-charges#comments Azure Azure Azure Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:55:00 +0000 143521 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business Online Meeting Migration Tool in Technical Preview http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview <div class="node-body article-body">A new tool released as a technical preview is needed to convert meetings into Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview#comments Skype for Business Meeting Migration Meeting Migration Skype for Business Skype for Business Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 143421 at http://windowsitpro.com The easiest part of migrating from Server 2003 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/easiest-part-migrating-server-2003 <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the last post I mentioned that the hardest part of migrating from Server 2003 was getting started and maintaining momentum. So what’s the easiest part?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/easiest-part-migrating-server-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/easiest-part-migrating-server-2003#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:42:00 +0000 143411 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: We Just Don’t Trust Governments Enough to Store All Our Data http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-we-just-don-t-trust-governments-enough-store-all-our-data <div class="node-body article-body">Governments want bans or back doors into encryption, but they're not great at protecting the very data they want access to.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-we-just-don-t-trust-governments-enough-store-all-our-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-we-just-don-t-trust-governments-enough-store-all-our-data#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense encryption encryption Government government purchases security Security Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:15:00 +0000 143331 at http://windowsitpro.com Can I set a specific NIC to be used for Hyper-V Replica traffic? http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/can-i-set-specific-nic-be-used-hyper-v-replica-traffic <div class="node-body article-body">Find out if traffic can be assigned to a certain NIC for Hyper-V Replica.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/can-i-set-specific-nic-be-used-hyper-v-replica-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hyper-v/can-i-set-specific-nic-be-used-hyper-v-replica-traffic#comments Hyper-V Replica Replica Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:48:00 +0000 143041 at http://windowsitpro.com Can I VPN to Azure using the Point-to-Site from a non-Windows machine? http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-vpn-azure-using-point-site-non-windows-machine <div class="node-body article-body">Find the options for P2S to Azure from non-Windows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-vpn-azure-using-point-site-non-windows-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/can-i-vpn-azure-using-point-site-non-windows-machine#comments Azure P2S P2S Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:47:00 +0000 143031 at http://windowsitpro.com Business Features for the Initial Rollout of Windows 10 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-features-initial-rollout-windows-10 <div class="node-body article-body">New charts show the differences in features between Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education editions of Windows 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-features-initial-rollout-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-features-initial-rollout-windows-10#comments Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:28:00 +0000 143321 at http://windowsitpro.com Google’s Undo Send feature is better than Outlook Recall Message, but still not totally effective http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>For whatever reason, the news that Google had upgraded Gmail&rsquo;s experimental &ldquo;<a href="https://support.google.com/mail/answer/1284885?hl=en" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0563c1">Undo Send</font></u></a> feature from beta to become a full-blown feature available to all caused quite a fuss last week. The feature has been around since 2009, when it first revealed by Google Labs. It&rsquo;s a mystery why such a useful option took six years to make the transition.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 ActiveSync ActiveSync Apple iOS Apple iOS Exchange Exchange Exchange Online Exchange Online Gmail gmail Google Google IMAP IMAP mobile clients mobile clients Office 365 Office 365 Outlook Outlook Undo Send Undo Send Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 143011 at http://windowsitpro.com Business Customers Get a Windows 10 Release Date of August 1 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-customers-get-windows-10-release-date-august-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Today Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available for Volume License customers on August 1, 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-customers-get-windows-10-release-date-august-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-10/business-customers-get-windows-10-release-date-august-1#comments Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:36:00 +0000 143311 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Brings On-premises and Cloud Closer Together for Monitoring, Automation and Data Protection http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-brings-premises-and-cloud-closer-together-monitoring-automation-and-data-protection <div class="node-body article-body">A new add-on for OMS seeks to bring a more seamless hybrid experience to organizations taking advantage of managing critical systems on-premises and in the Cloud.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-brings-premises-and-cloud-closer-together-monitoring-automation-and-data-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-brings-premises-and-cloud-closer-together-monitoring-automation-and-data-protection#comments Azure System Center OMS OMS Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:11:00 +0000 143301 at http://windowsitpro.com Toughest part of migrating from Server 2003 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/toughest-part-migrating-server-2003 <div class="field-byline"> Orin Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The toughest part of migrating from Server 2003 is getting started and maintaining momentum.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/toughest-part-migrating-server-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-server-2003-end-support/toughest-part-migrating-server-2003#comments Windows Server 2003 End of Support Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:01:00 +0000 143261 at http://windowsitpro.com Lync 2013 Server Draining http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining <div class="field-deck"> How to minimize service disruption when performing maintenance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you ever wondered if you can perform maintenance on your Lync servers without disrupting users? Here's the answer to this commonly asked question.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining#comments Lync Lync Server 2013 Lync Server 2013 Lync Server Management Shell Lync Server Management Shell server draining server draining Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:02:00 +0000 142911 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Lync Server 2013</p> Stop Phishing: A Guide to Protecting Your Web Site Against Phishing Scams http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/stop-phishing-guide <div class="node-body article-body">In this guide, you’ll learn more about Phishing and how SSL and EV SSL technology can help protect your site, your business and ultimately, your bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/stop-phishing-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:13:00 +0000 143611 at http://windowsitpro.com The Quietest Virtual Desktop Environment: VDI at the Library http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/quietest-virtual-desktop-environment-vdi-library <div class="node-body article-body">Today's public library is an internet-equipped central square, where everyone comes to use the computers for everything from research to banking to job hunting and social networking. In California, the Orange County Public Library is turning to desktop virtualization to manage the widely varied needs of its citizens. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/quietest-virtual-desktop-environment-vdi-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/desktop-vdi/quietest-virtual-desktop-environment-vdi-library#comments Desktop-VDI county government county government library library local government local government VDI VDI virtual desktop integration virtual desktop integration Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:03:00 +0000 143251 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>library computers</p> Upgrade DirSync to Azure AD Connect with ease http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upgrade-dirsync-azure-ad-connect-ease <div class="node-body article-body">Easily upgrade DirSync instance to Azure AD Connect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upgrade-dirsync-azure-ad-connect-ease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/upgrade-dirsync-azure-ad-connect-ease#comments Azure Azure AD Connect Azure AD Connect Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 143071 at http://windowsitpro.com Don't worry about data being locked in Azure! http://windowsitpro.com/azure/dont-worry-about-data-being-locked-azure <div class="node-body article-body">Azure makes it easy to get data/VMs into and out of its service which means don't worry about being locked in to a service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/dont-worry-about-data-being-locked-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/dont-worry-about-data-being-locked-azure#comments Azure Download data Download data Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:57:00 +0000 143061 at http://windowsitpro.com Understand Automatic Updates for OS Settings in Azure http://windowsitpro.com/azure/understand-automatic-updates-os-settings-azure <div class="node-body article-body">Understand what Automatic Updates does under OS Settings in an Azure VM.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/understand-automatic-updates-os-settings-azure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/understand-automatic-updates-os-settings-azure#comments Azure Automatic Updates Automatic Updates Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:54:00 +0000 143051 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Ranking Infographic http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/google-ranking-infographic <div class="node-body article-body">To promote safer websites and help create a more secure web, Google now gives sites secured with Always On SSL an SEO (Search Engine Ranking) boost. Learn about this and other ways to rank higher with GeoTrust - download and view our infographic.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/google-ranking-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143631 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing Multiple Domains with SSL http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/securing-multiple-domains-ssl <div class="node-body article-body">Read this guide to learn about typical situations where multiple domain certificates are the ideal solution, how multiple domain certificates work, and how to select the right multi-domain certificate for your needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/securing-multiple-domains-ssl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143591 at http://windowsitpro.com SSL 101: A Guide to Fundamental Website Security http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/ssl-101-guide <div class="node-body article-body"> Read this guide to learn about what SSL does, how it works, and how it can help build credibility online.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/ssl-101-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143581 at http://windowsitpro.com GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center A New Way to Buy and Easily Manage SSL Certificates http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/geotrust-enterprise-security-center <div class="node-body article-body">The business and security benefits of GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center IT departments face a range of issues—some obvious, some more subtle—when dealing with SSL certificates. These issues can have serious business and security consequences. GeoTrust Enterprise Security Center was designed with customer input to address these problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/geotrust-enterprise-security-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143551 at http://windowsitpro.com How To Choose A Certificate Authority for Safer Web Security http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/how-choose-certificate-authority <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper looks at the role of CAs in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/how-choose-certificate-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143401 at http://windowsitpro.com Choosing the Right Security Solution http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/choosing-right-security-solution <div class="node-body article-body">Choosing the right security solution is critical to the success of an online business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/geotrust/choosing-right-security-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sponsored Geotrust Security Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:13:00 +0000 143391 at http://windowsitpro.com