Microsoft Authenticator – One easy-to-use app for all your multi-factor authentication needs

As announced on July 25, today, Microsoft’s new Microsoft Authenticator app replaces both its Azure Authenticator and Microsoft Account app as the one easy-to-use app for all your multi-factor authentication needs. Now, I’m not sure whether Microsoft will use the above slogan for the app, but to me it sums up what this new app … Continue reading "Microsoft Authenticator – One easy-to-use app for all your multi-factor authentication needs"

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 build 14300 is available

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud Platform, Windows Server brings Microsoft’s experience delivering global-scale cloud services into your infrastructure. Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 provides a wide range of new and enhanced features and capabilities spanning server virtualization, storage, software-defined networking, server management and automation, web and application platform, access and information protection, … Continue reading "Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5 build 14300 is available"

Windows Server 2016 TP4 is here!

Microsoft is working on the next version of Windows Server, dubbed Windows Server 2016. Today, while at Experts Live 2015, Microsoft released the fourth Technical Preview (TP4) of it.   About Windows Server 2016 TP4 Windows Server 2016 is the successor to Windows Server 2012 R2, which was released in September 2013. Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading "Windows Server 2016 TP4 is here!"

A new version of Azure AD Connect was released today

Today, Microsoft released a new version of Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Sync. This release brings new features to the table. I can only assume these features are welcome to many Azure AD Connect customers, since Azure AD Connect and Azure AD Sync pose some serious challenges for organizations using these solutions. Note: Known … Continue reading "A new version of Azure AD Connect was released today"

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is now available

Microsoft is working on the next version of Windows Server, dubbed Windows Server 2016. Now, we can all enjoy the third technical preview (TP3) for Windows Server 2016 in our test environments.   About Windows Server 2016 TP3 Windows Server 2016 is the successor to Windows Server 2012 R2, which was released in September 2013. … Continue reading "Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is now available"

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 now available

Yesterday, at its Ignite event in Chicago IL, Microsoft announced the availability of Technical Preview 2 of Windows Server 2016 (formerly known as Windows Server 10) build 10074 to the 23,000 people present at the event,.   Download locations You can download the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 ISO files in two ways: MSDN, … Continue reading "Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 now available"

A first look at Windows 8.1 Update 1 (build 9600.16596)

Last night, during SuperBowl XLVIII, a version of Windows 8.1 Update 1 was, inadvertently, released to the web. While this release focuses on the integration between Windows Phone and Windows for the desktop, laptop and tablet, it also features a slew of User Interface (UI) improvements for those still on the fence on The New … Continue reading "A first look at Windows 8.1 Update 1 (build 9600.16596)"

CoreConfigurator brought back to life by Smart-X

I remember pretty well when Guy Teverovsky shared his CoreConfigurator tool, to help Server Core Systems Administrators perform everyday tasks through a Graphical User Interface (GUI). I still remember the buzz it generated throughout the blogosphere, I still remember the amount of kudos to Guy for building and sharing this tool, I still remember the … Continue reading "CoreConfigurator brought back to life by Smart-X"