Systems Management http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9289/more en Free eBook for Azure Automation and Service Management Automation http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-azure-automation-and-service-management-automation <div class="node-body article-body">A new, free eBook from Microsoft Press covers both on-premises and Cloud-based automation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-azure-automation-and-service-management-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/free-ebook-azure-automation-and-service-management-automation#comments Azure Orchestrator Service Manager Automation automation Azure Azure Orchestrator Orchestrator Service Manager Service Manager Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:48:00 +0000 124891 at http://windowsitpro.com Configuration Manager 2012 Servicing Extension Exits Beta http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/configuration-manager-2012-servicing-extension-exits-beta <div class="node-body article-body">After 5 months in beta, the Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Servicing Extension is now a publicly available installation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/configuration-manager-2012-servicing-extension-exits-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/configuration-manager-2012-servicing-extension-exits-beta#comments Configuration Manager Configuration Manager Configuration Manager Servicing Extension Servicing Extension System Center System Center Wed, 10 Dec 2014 12:55:00 +0000 124791 at http://windowsitpro.com Apple's iPod Antitrust Case Loses Both Plaintiffs http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apples-ipod-antitrust-case-loses-both-plaintiffs <div class="field-deck"> A crazy first week for Apple in court </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We're just one week in and Apple's US antitrust case has been as long on drama as it will prove short on remedy. Judge Gonzales Rogers has listened to the testimony of senior Apple executives, and she has watched a video deposition of deceased tech titan Steve Jobs. But the biggest news in the case so far was more unexpected: Both of the case's plaintiffs have been dismissed because neither could prove they owned an iPod during the period of time covered by the case.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apples-ipod-antitrust-case-loses-both-plaintiffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apples-ipod-antitrust-case-loses-both-plaintiffs#comments Mobile Paul Thurrotts WinInfo Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:15:00 +0000 124701 at http://windowsitpro.com Paul Thurrott Free eBook for Extending System Center Operations Manager Reporting http://windowsitpro.com/operations-manager/free-ebook-extending-system-center-operations-manager-reporting <div class="node-body article-body">A new eBook from Microsoft Press delivers valuable information for organizations wanting to extend and customize System Center Operations Manager reporting.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/operations-manager/free-ebook-extending-system-center-operations-manager-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/operations-manager/free-ebook-extending-system-center-operations-manager-reporting#comments Operations Manager Operations Manager Operations Manager Reporting Reporting System Center System Center Mon, 08 Dec 2014 14:41:00 +0000 124501 at http://windowsitpro.com End of the Year Lockdown? Time to clean up your Configuration Manager environment! http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/end-year-lockdown-time-clean-your-configuration-manager-environment <div class="node-body article-body">If you are in one of those enforced lockdowns, this may be a perfect time for you to do some cleanup of your Configuration Manager environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/end-year-lockdown-time-clean-your-configuration-manager-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/configuration-manager/end-year-lockdown-time-clean-your-configuration-manager-environment#comments Configuration Manager Configuration Manager Configuration Manager System Center System Center Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:25:00 +0000 124101 at http://windowsitpro.com Secure Enterprise Workspaces: The Right Approach for Mobile Productivity http://windowsitpro.com/dell/secure-enterprise-workspaces <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Dell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 @ 12:00pm EST - Secure Enterprise Workspaces: The Right Approach for Mobile Productivity webinar</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/dell/secure-enterprise-workspaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BYOD Dell Webcasts Resources Sponsored Database Dell Webinar Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:16:00 +0000 125021 at http://windowsitpro.com Take Charge of Environment Variables in PowerShell http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/take-charge-environment-variables-powershell <div class="field-deck"> How to overcome PowerShell's limitations when working with environment variables </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Windows PowerShell has some limitations when it comes to working with environment variables. Here are three functions you can use to overcome these limitations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/take-charge-environment-variables-powershell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/powershell/take-charge-environment-variables-powershell#comments PowerShell Cmd.exe Cmd.exe Environment Variables Environment Variables variable scope variable scope Windows PowerShell Windows PowerShell Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:45:00 +0000 123151 at http://windowsitpro.com 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