In this “how to” post, Aidan Finn shows you how to use Azure Automation to scale up (increase) or scale down (decrease) the size of an Azure virtual machine.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you what Office 365 Secure Score can do for the online security of your business.
Because there’s a chill in the air, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s embrace of fake news, OpenSSH in Windows 10, more bad news for Microsoft Edge, mixed news for Xbox One, and much, much more.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at how Microsoft’s new service can help organizations meet compliance requirements.
A new Microsoft support article clarifies premium features used by Office 365 Groups that require premium licenses. While good to know when you have to pay extra, it is baffling why some of the features fall into the premium category and why so many licenses are needed. The solution is to buy the Enterprise Mobility and Security suite. Or just pay for the extra licenses.
Microsoft and Reddit have teamed up to make searching the site a little bit better and also adding a new tool for marketers.
Microsoft Teams is popular now, but if you decide to use it, how can you move content from other applications to Teams. Getting email into Teams can be done individually and moving documents into SharePoint is straightforward, but moving content from other chat platforms is problematic because of the lack of a migration API.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at the technical preview of Project Honolulu in Windows Server version 1709.
There is a lot of talk about how Windows devices based on ARM will be a huge shift in desktop security but Microsoft needs to come out and explain the value of an ARM-based devices.
Learn about Azure’s different options to protect your business-critical data to avoid your next possible outage.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith walks you through what happened when he converted an external Office 365 user to a paid subscriber and how to avoid the problems encountered.
See how SQL Server Stretch Databases can extend your data to the hybrid cloud and it is easy to configure too.
In a recent press release, IBM announced its new Power Systems Servers and POWER9 processor, which can be useful when working with artificial intelligence and other compute-intensive applications.