Tip of the Day: Windows Server 2016 Security Guide

Today’s Tip… Hot off the presses, the Windows Server 2016 Security Guide which includes both guidance about general security for servers and of course specifics about the new security features in Windows Server 2016. Windows Server® 2016 is the most secure version of Windows Server developed to date. However, just as with every previous version…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Free e-book: The Ultimate Guide to Windows Server 2016

Today’s Tip… Take advantage of IT innovation while reducing security risks and disruptions. With Windows Server 2016, get new layers of security, datacenter efficiency, and agility in application development backed by Microsoft Azure, one of the world’s largest cloud datacenters. Download the free e-book to learn about the latest technology in Windows Server 2016 and…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Upcoming Architecture Investments for RDS Hosting

Today’s Tip… See our upcoming investments focused on making your hosted RDS environments more secure, scalable and efficient; discover the future architecture improvements that help you create compelling services for your customers, while taking your business to a higher level of efficiency and growth. These improvements will extend the current Windows Server 2016 RDS to…


Tip of the Day: Windows Server Software Defined (WSSD)

Today’s Tip… Quote from our blog: “The island of Bora Bora. The finish line at a marathon. A software defined datacenter. What do they have in common? Being there is easy – getting there is the hard part. However in the latter case, at least, you can let someone else do the hard part for…


Tip of the Day: The Always ON VPN Deployment Guide is Now Live

Today’s Tip… The Always On VPN Deployment Guide is now live on the web, in the new Virtual Private Networking (VPN) section of the Windows Server 2016 Technical Library: Remote Access Always On VPN Deployment Guide for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10


Tip of the Day: Semi-Annual Channel and more!

Today’s tip… These articles cover the Semi-annual Channel in Windows and Office, LTSC (previously called LTSB), servicing, and Windows Insider Preview information. Reference: Delivering continuous innovation with Windows Server – https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/hybridcloud/2017/06/15/delivering-continuous-innovation-with-windows-server/ Windows Server Semi-annual Channel Overview – https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/semi-annual-channel-overview Overview of the upcoming changes to Office 365 ProPlus update management – https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-the-upcoming-changes-to-Office-365-ProPlus-update-management-78B33779-9356-4CDF-9D2C-08350EF05CCA?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US


Tip of the Day: Windows Server for Developers: News from Microsoft Build 2017

Today’s tip… “It’s never been a more interesting time to be a developer, with new application models, patterns and frameworks changing how we work and build great applications. Organizations around the world rely on Windows Server to be a great operating system on which to run their applications. As applications patterns change, our team is…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Announcing: Remote Desktop Services solutions templates on Azure Marketplace

Today’s Tip… At Ignite 2016, we highlighted all the improvements we have made in our core Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform in Windows Server 2016 to leverage the power of Azure. Since then, we have been working to continue providing tools for you to jumpstart your RDS deployment. We are happy to announce that you’ll…


Tip of the Day: More Uses for Windows Server 2016 DNS Policies – Selective Query Filtering

Today’s Tip… The last Network Tip of the Day series introduced new Windows Server 2016 DNS Policy capabilities and included the following topics: Have You Seen What You Can Do with Windows Server 2016 DNS Policies? How DNS Policies Work Configuring DNS Policies Because there is so much more to know, why not continue our…


Tip of the Day: FIPS 140-2 Validation of Windows 10 1607 and Windows Server 2016

Today’s Tip… As of Thursday, January 26th, the following operating systems have validated to FIPS 140-2: Client Windows 10 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise 1607 Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB 1607 Windows 10 Mobile 1607 Windows 10 Professional 1607 Note: Windows 10 1607 = Build 10.0.14393 = RS1 and is formerly known as the Anniversary Update. Server…