Systems Management http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9289/more en System Center Update Rollup Release Notes http://windowsitpro.com/system-center/system-center-update-rollup-release-notes <div class="node-body article-body">Learn why you always need to RTFM for update rollups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/system-center/system-center-update-rollup-release-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/system-center/system-center-update-rollup-release-notes#comments System Center System Center System Center update rollups update rollups Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 122941 at http://windowsitpro.com GridVision: Small and Medium Business's New Best Friend for Management http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/gridvision-small-and-medium-businesss-new-best-friend-management <div class="field-deck"> An easy-to-use, cloud-based management and automation service for SMBs with compelling pricing </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cloud computing has transformed what small businesses can accomplish. SaaS applications require little to no infrastructure, no up-front capital expenses, and provide enterprise-class capabilities, thus removing many of the barriers associated with traditional software suites that kept this customer segment from using them. A new SaaS company, GridVision, has made SMB management and automation super easy, and taken a bold step in its product pricing model to make it very attractive for the whole segment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/gridvision-small-and-medium-businesss-new-best-friend-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/systems-management/gridvision-small-and-medium-businesss-new-best-friend-management#comments Systems Management Automation automation Management Management SaaS SaaS SMB SMB Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:58:00 +0000 123231 at http://windowsitpro.com Samsung to Cull Smart Phone Lineup in 2015 http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/samsung-cull-smart-phone-lineup-2015 <div class="field-deck"> I recommend cutting even deeper than that </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reeling from the impact of cheaper Chinese rivals at the low-end of the market and Apple at the high-end, Samsung said this week that it would cut the number of smart phone models it makes next year by 25 to 30 percent. The firm is still the world's largest maker of smart phones, but it has seen its profits and growth plummet this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/samsung-cull-smart-phone-lineup-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/samsung-cull-smart-phone-lineup-2015#comments Mobile Paul Thurrotts WinInfo Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 123191 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Management Framework 5.0 Preview for November 2014 Released http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/windows-management-framework-50-preview-november-2014-released <div class="node-body article-body">The latest revision of the Windows Management Framework Preview is available and adds some significant new PowerShell capabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/windows-management-framework-50-preview-november-2014-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/windows-management-framework-50-preview-november-2014-released#comments PowerShell PowerShell PowerShell Windows Management Framework Windows Management Framework WMF WMF Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:22:00 +0000 123181 at http://windowsitpro.com Nokia Announces an Android Tablet http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/nokia-announces-android-tablet <div class="field-deck"> No, the real Nokia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This may be the real reason behind Microsoft so quickly dropping Nokia branding from its own devices: Nokia—the "real" Nokia—today launched a tablet of its own, and it runs the competing Android OS. Clearly modeled after Apple's iPad mini, the Nokia N1 looks like a master-crafted digital device and it comes with some unique software of its own. But it won't be sold directly by Nokia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/nokia-announces-android-tablet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/nokia-announces-android-tablet#comments Mobile Paul Thurrotts WinInfo Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:36:00 +0000 123041 at http://windowsitpro.com Why you need a data breach response plan and how to make one http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-you-need-data-breach-response-plan-and-how-make-one-0 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><strong>Sponsored Blog</strong></p> <p>I probably don&rsquo;t need to tell you how important it is to prepare for data breaches. Headlines about breaches that affected <a href="http://online.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052702303754404579312232546392464" target="_blank">Target</a> and <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2014/09/08/home-depot-confirms-data-breach-investigating-transactions-from-april-onward/" target="_blank">The Home Depot</a> should be enough to scare you, but let&rsquo;s look at some facts anyway:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-guest-blogs">Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-you-need-data-breach-response-plan-and-how-make-one-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/why-you-need-data-breach-response-plan-and-how-make-one-0#comments Community Sponsor Backup and Recovery Security Backup and Disaster Recovery Backup and Disaster Recovery Data Breach Data Breach Data Breach Response Plan Data Breach Response Plan Disaster recovery disaster recovery Response Plan Response Plan storagecraft StorageCraft Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:07:00 +0000 122901 at http://windowsitpro.com Taking Control of Active Directory Changes – Part II http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii <div class="field-byline"> Derek Melber </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that we are tracking every change that occurs within the Active Directory database and infrastructure, we need to look at the results and get a handle on how we can view the information that is being tracked.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/active-directory/taking-control-active-directory-changes-part-ii#comments Active Directory Active Directory Active Directory Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:15:00 +0000 122861 at http://windowsitpro.com Add SoFS as Library Server for SCVMM http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/add-sofs-library-server-scvmm <div class="node-body article-body">Find out whether a library server for System Center Virtual Machine Manager can be a Scale-out File Server.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/add-sofs-library-server-scvmm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/add-sofs-library-server-scvmm#comments Virtual Machine Manager library server library server Scale-out File Server Scale-out File Server SCVMM SCVMM SoFS SoFS System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Virtual Machine Manager Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 122291 at http://windowsitpro.com View AWS from SCVMM http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/view-aws-scvmm <div class="node-body article-body">Manage Amazon Web Services from System Center Virtual Machine Manager with a simple add-in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/view-aws-scvmm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/virtual-machine-manager/view-aws-scvmm#comments Virtual Machine Manager Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services AWS AWS SCVMM SCVMM System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Virtual Machine Manager Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 122271 at http://windowsitpro.com System Center Advisor Becomes Azure Operational Insights, Goes into Preview http://windowsitpro.com/azure/system-center-advisor-becomes-azure-operational-insights-goes-preview <div class="node-body article-body">System Center Advisor has been renamed and delivered as a new Azure-based service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/system-center-advisor-becomes-azure-operational-insights-goes-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/system-center-advisor-becomes-azure-operational-insights-goes-preview#comments Azure System Center Advisor Advisor Azure Operational Insights Azure Operational Insights System Center System Center Fri, 14 Nov 2014 13:13:00 +0000 122741 at http://windowsitpro.com