Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 Update Questions Answered

Today’s tip… Question: My customer noticed that Microsoft has moved to monthly updates for Windows. They would like to know why there was a move to monthly updates and if they should be expecting a Service Pack for Windows Server 2016? Answer: Great questions. Microsoft moved to monthly updates to improve product quality and remove…


Tip of the Day: Windows Hello For Business Documentation Available

Today’s tip… In Windows 10, Windows Hello for Business replaces passwords with strong two-factor authentication on PCs and mobile devices. This authentication consists of a new type of user credential that is tied to a device and uses a biometric or PIN. Windows Hello for Business lets user authenticate to an Active Directory or Azure…


Tip of the Day: Surface Book 2

Today’s tip… Click on this video and the below blog for more information. Reference: “Introducing Surface Book 2, the most powerful Surface Book ever” –  https://blogs.windows.com/devices/2017/10/17/introducing-surface-book-2-the-most-powerful-surface-book-ever/#V8uG5l7duYkTQizd.97


Tip of the Day: New blog post – FAQ on WS version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel

Today’s tip… Here’s a list of great links: “Windows Server, version 1709 available for download!” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2017/10/17/windows-server-version-1709-available-for-download/ “FAQ on Windows Server, version 1709 and Semi-Annual Channel” – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2017/10/26/faq-on-windows-server-version-1709-and-semi-annual-channel/ “Windows Sever Semi-Annual Channel overview” – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/semi-annual-channel-overview “What’s New in Windows Server version 1709” – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/whats-new-in-windows-server-1709 “Updates to Windows Server 1709” – https://youtu.be/yea9OXRZ8xg “Release Notes: Important Issues…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Coco Framework for enterprise blockchain networks

Today’s tip… Viewed by our own leadership and many in the industry as one of the next disruptive technologies, the concept of blockchain developed largely from bitcoin. This technology offers an immutable transaction history or ledger. While enterprises have seen the value of being able to have an immutable ledger transaction history for a few…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Virtual Network Service Endpoints (Preview)

Today’s tip… Virtual Network (VNet) service endpoints extend your virtual network private address space and the identity of your VNet to the Azure services, over a direct connection. Endpoints allow you to secure your critical Azure service resources to only your virtual networks. Traffic from your VNet to the Azure service always remains on the…


(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server

Today’s tip… For customers with Software Assurance, Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server allows you to use your on-premises Windows Server licenses and run Windows virtual machines on Azure at a reduced cost. You can use Azure Hybrid Benefit for Windows Server to deploy new virtual machines from any Azure supported platform Windows Server image…