Windows administration tools
- September 12, 2017
Microsoft patched 76 vulnerabilities on September Patch Tuesday, but Windows Server administrators only have a few critical updates that require immediate attention.
- August 31, 2017
As Microsoft's PowerShell Core open source project progresses, some question the future of Windows PowerShell in the company's cloud-focused strategy.
- June 13, 2017
A month after Microsoft issued updates to protect unsupported Windows systems from the WannaCry ransomware, the company repeats the act to protect these systems from a new threat.
- October 11, 2016
Microsoft's plan to move its older operating systems to a cumulative update model may help make its updates more reliable, but some administrators see more headaches on the horizon.
- September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
- September 20, 2016
Microsoft offers a refactored Windows Server 2016 option called Nano Server that fills the need for speed in today's data centers. Here's how it works.
- August 25, 2016
Find all the independent reporting and analysis from the Microsoft Ignite conference 2016 in one place.
- March 08, 2016
Despite ending support for Internet Explorer 9 in January, Microsoft continued to issue patches for the older browser.
- January 12, 2016
Administrators with machines on Windows 8 and unsupported versions of Internet Explorer will need to update after this month.
- November 10, 2015
Microsoft releases 12 security bulletins covering a wide range of applications, including Skype.
- October 13, 2015
Windows administrators have a relatively light month, as Microsoft releases only six security bulletins for October.
- September 08, 2015
The bad news: Microsoft had to issue Patch Tuesday fixes for Office and IE. The good news: no patches for Windows 10 or Adobe Flash.
- April 09, 2015
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
- July 03, 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager tools fit the bill for small shops, but enterprises may have to spring for third-party SCCM add-ons.
- May 09, 2014
IT pros will get some new server app migration and SCCM add-on modules in the coming months as vendors ramp up their offerings.