Microsoft continues to forge ahead in the open source world, forcing admins in traditional Windows shops to get a feel for managing containers with Docker Datacenter.
Administrators can avoid unnecessary risks and potential performance issues by removing unneeded and outdated objects from Active Directory.
Microsoft refined PowerShell Desired State Configuration in Windows Server 2016 to make server configurations less of a chore for administrators and developers.
Regular Windows Server vulnerability scans can close any gaps in IT’s security perimeter, when paired with a regimented patching process
While new features coming in Microsoft System Center 2016 may sway an organization to consider upgrading, the loss of functionality may put off some from making a switch.
The Azure AD Connect tool helps administrators with an on-premises Active Directory environment, but also helps manage resources from the Azure cloud.
By using Azure ExpressRoute, a business can avoid some of the slowdowns and vulnerabilities that come with using a public Internet connection.
A business with a broken Active Directory can crumple without this key piece of infrastructure. Learn how to plan an Active Directory backup and restoration.
Microsoft puts more granular control in the hands of administrators, with enhanced conditional access control in Windows Server 2016.
Administrators should have a regular backup schedule and be sure to remove outdated backups to avoid storage issues.