Azure Advisor Integration with Azure Security Center

First of all, Azure Advisor is super cool, it’s basically one-stop-shop for recommendations regarding high availability, security, performance, and cost of your Azure environment. If you never visited this dashboard, make sure to check it out:  The other cool thing is that the security recommendations is fully integrated with Azure Security Center. When you click…


STEM: You have or know of a kid that is interested in coding? Microsoft’s Make Code

For those of you that are parents, family members, and/or neighbors and want to get kids involved on a STEM program such as coding, we (Microsoft) have a website where they could get started: https://makecode.com/ For more information: Microsoft Coding for Kids!!! https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/smallbasic/2016/12/09/microsoft-coding-for-kids/ Announcing Microsoft MakeCode for Circuit Playground Express https://educationblog.microsoft.com/2017/05/announcing-microsoft-makecode-for-circuit-playground-express/#GHF52xLhoSORwyCs.99 Deploy & Code In…


Passing down the WhatIf and Confirm preferences to other cmdlets from an Advanced Function

A colleague of mine was writing a cool function that tidies up the GPOs, and he wanted to implement the -WhatIf common cmdlet parameter in his function. There’s a simple way of doing that, just add the [cmdletBinding(SupportsShouldProcess)] and the param() blocks in the top of your function, add the if ($PSCmdlet.ShouldProcess($target)) {} in the…


SharePoint Conference North America

The SharePoint Conference North America is less than ~123 days away, if you’re an IT Professional, implementer, decision maker, business user, or developer you don’t want to miss this SharePoint Conference. The SharePoint Conference North America promises to be 2018’s premier event for SharePoint and related technologies, featuring over 140 sessions (8,400 hours) of content…


Updating Azure Backup agents

This article describes how you can use the Azure portal to identify servers with older versions of Azure Backup agent that rely on the soon-to-be-retired ACS authentication mechanisms to connect with Azure, and further update them. The article has two sections that would help you achieve the following tasks: Identify servers with earlier versions of…


「Xbox One X Enhanced」 によりネイティブ 4K に対応した『Forza Horizon 3』でオーストラリアのオープンロードを駆け抜けよう

(本記事は 2018 年 1 月 15 日に Xbox Wire に投稿された記事の抄訳です。) 2016 年の発売以来、何百万人ものプレーヤーにプレイされている『Forza Horizon 3』は、Xbox One および Windows 10 PC に対応し、Xbox One の専用タイトルの中では最高評価を獲得しています。本日、Xbox One X 向けに「Xbox One X Enhanced」 に対応する『Forza Horizon 3』の無料アップデートの配信が開始されました。 Xbox One X での『Forza Horizon 3』は、 『Forza Motorsport 7』でネイティブ 4K の解像度を新しいプラットフォームに実現した際にも使用された「Forza」シリーズの心臓部とも言える最高水準の ForzaTech エンジンを利用しています。『Forza Horizon 3』の拡張は、車体の反射、影の解像度、道路や地形表面のテクスチャ、その他の画質の向上を体験いただけます。さらに『Blizzard Mountain 拡張パック』と『Hot Wheels 拡張パック』も本アップデートに対応し、好きなオフロードカーでアウトバックに入り内陸の砂丘を疾走することも、熱帯雨林地帯で決死のスタントを繰り広げファンを増やすことも、ネイティブ 4K に対応した『Forza Horizon 3』が、最新鋭のビジュアルと素晴らしいゲームプレイが融合したスリリングなゲーム体験をお届けします。 「Xbox…


Enabling richer teamwork experiences with Microsoft 365 powered Surface devices

When you decide on a new personal device, your decision criteria will probably revolve around its’ speed and performance and ultimately, around your own personal experience with it. But what if that device, by design, not only bolstered your individual productivity but through its engineering, also fostered new levels of collaboration with the people that…


Office 365: Office 365 Groups and domain removals…

When customers desire to move a domain from one tenant to another or decommission a domain within a tenant all dependencies on that domain must be removed.  The domain removal process relies on the information contained within Azure Active Directory in order to determine if a domain is safe to be removed.  One of the…


Deep Dive: Citrix App Layering in Microsoft Azure

Jeff Mitchell, Cloud Solution Architect, One Commercial Partner Last week, Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect Jeff Mitchell detailed the multiple VDI deployment options for Citrix solutions on Microsoft Azure—including virtual apps, desktops, data and networking (read the article). This week, Jeff offers an overview of Citrix App Layering on Azure, which can help you manage your…


Microsoft Identity Manager 2016: Introduction & Technical Overview

Beschreibung Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) 2016 bildet auf das zentrale Identity Management und User Self Service Möglichkeiten, die mit Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010/R2 eingeführt wurden. Er unterstützt die neuen Versionen von Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint und Windows Server 2016. Der dreitägige Workshop stellt die Funktionen und Möglichkeiten von MIM 2016 vor und erklärt sie….