Because $110 billion, that’s why, this edition of Short Takes looks exclusively at Microsoft’s blockbuster quarterly and fiscal 2018 results.
If you needed any (more) evidence that Microsoft’s Cloud platform is the future of the company, for the year ended June 30th, Microsoft smashed earnings expectations with Net Income of $8.9 billion.
The Windows 10 April 2018 Update introduces support for UWP Multi-Instancing, UWP console apps, and broader access to the file system. In this Ask the Admin, I’ll give you an overview of these new features and why Microsoft introduced them.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll look at new functionality and examine whether performance has improved.
If you are thinking about updating to SharePoint 2019, it’s time to take a serious look at how upgrades work in the real world.
The news that Microsoft will make mailbox auditing the default in Exchange Online is very welcome, as is the new mechanism they plan to use. Microsoft won’t get the new feature rolled out across Office 365 until the end of 2018, so there’s still a gap to fill to make sure that audit records are gathered for mailbox activity.
Amazon recently announced several updates to the AWS Storage Gateway service. This is a product that was designed to serve as an interface between on-site and AWS cloud storage.
Aidan Finn talks about the new automatic management of tiered Azure blob storage by a new preview Azure feature called Lifecycle Management.
Aidan Finn discusses a new preview recycle bin feature for Azure blob storage called Soft Delete.
This month’s Patch Tuesday was a relatively quiet one. Microsoft made a minor update to Spectre v4 patches, issued critical updates only for desktop editions of Windows, and patched three vulnerabilities that had already been publicly disclosed.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you the new Diagnostic Data Viewer in Windows 10.
Microsoft will retire classic Skype in September of 2018 with the company pushing desktop users to version 8.0
Because this edition of Short Takes is rated M for suggestive themes and strong language, we take a look at Surface Go, a free version of Microsoft Teams, why Spectre and Meltdown are the gifts that keep on giving, and much, much more.