Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to blogging about Windows Server for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, Russell is a Contributing Editor at CDW’s Biztech Magazine and writes regularly for industry journal Windows IT Professional. Russell has more than 13 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security and co-authored one for Microsoft’s Official Academic Course (MOAC) series.
Russell Smith's Recent Posts
Russell Smith discusses the key differences between AppLocker and Device Guard in Windows 10.
Russell Smith takes a look at how Software Defined Networking in Windows Server 2016 can add a virtualization layer on top of your physical network hardware.
Russell Smith takes a look at putting virtual desktops to use with a bit of help from Task View and Snap Assist in Windows 10.
Learn how to attach a customized virtual hard disk to a new Azure virtual machine.
Learn how to hierarchically browse Azure resources using Cloud Explorer in Visual Studio.
Enterprises are migrating to Windows 10 faster than expected and one of the key reasons is security.
Learn how to copy a virtual hard disk in Azure using AzCopy.
Understand what the EU GDPR is and how it might affect your company.
Learn how to avoid some of the common problems with the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services agent.
Learn about new security defenses in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
In this article, Russell Smith shares his thoughts about how to live peacefully with the tech in your life.
Learn how to vertically scale VMs in a VMSS using Azure Automation.
Learn how Windows Ink enables pen input in useful ways in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.