Is Group Policy Slowing Me Down?

Hello all, Nathan Penn back again to cover one of the more frequently brought up topics: System bootup and user logon performance – Specifically “Is group policy slowing me down in my environment?” Luckily, if we know where to look we can get right to that answer quickly. To start, let clarify a couple of… Read more

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Security with Software Defined Networking (SDN)

Hello, and a happy Wednesday to our outstanding readers! Brandon Wilson here with a pointer to some more of the new networking features in Windows Server 2019 coming to you straight from the Windows Core Networking team! In this week’s posting, the discussion surrounds software defined networking (SDN) security. Here is an excerpt straight from… Read more

Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (August, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov here to provide you with the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series!   As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, Azure, and Security worlds on a monthly basis. Microsoft Azure Azure management groups now… Read more

A New Tool for your Toolbox: SCOM Dashboard Report Template in PowerBI

Hello again everyone! Christopher Scott, Premier Field Engineer here. Recently I have been developing a lot of data insight reports for various datasets and customers and thought I would wrap them up and share the wealth. The first report template I am sharing was made to provide a general overview of the SCOM environment. Below… Read more

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Network Performance Improvements for Virtual Workloads

Hello World! Brandon Wilson here with another pointer to some of the new networking features in Windows Server 2019 straight from the Windows Core Networking team! In this week’s posting, the discussion surrounds enhancements to network performance for virtual workloads. Here is an excerpt straight from the product group: “Top 10 Networking Features in Windows… Read more

Tick Tock, Time to Configure the Clock: Time Settings and Controls in the Modern Environment

When the clock strikes twelve…it’s time to get to work. Hello, and welcome back to this ongoing series discussion about Windows Time. My name is Tim Medina, and today we are going to look at some of the configuration items for Windows Time and put them in context of the modern infrastructure. First, for those… Read more

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: High Performance SDN Gateways

Another happy Wednesday to all of our great readers! Brandon Wilson here again to give you another pointer to some more information from the Windows Core Networking team on the Top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. This time around, they are once again covering some of the new Software Defined Networking (SDN) capabilities… Read more

Tick Tock, Time to Catch Up: What’s New with Windows Time in Windows Server 2019

Stay a while and….oh wait wrong place. Welcome! My name is Tim Medina, Senior PFE with Microsoft and today we are going to look at what’s new with Windows Time for Server 2019 (part 1 of a 3 part series). As with everything, time has marched on and we are looking forward with the way we… Read more

Breaking Into Windows Server 2019: Network Features: Software Defined Networking (SDN)

Happy Wednesday to all of our great readers! Brandon Wilson here once again to give yet another pointer to some more outstanding content/information from the Windows Core Networking team on the Top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. This time around, they are covering some of the new Software Defined Networking (SDN) capabilities in… Read more

Cryptojacking – Leeches of the Internet

Hello, this is Paul Bergson again with another topic on security. The threat of malware continues to impact business with no relief in sight. The latest topic brought back childhood memories of how the “Leeches” of the internet prey upon unsuspecting victims. It has been a beautiful summer in the Minneapolis, MN area this year… Read more