Because I’m off to Barcelona, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft at MWC, Microsoft’s “inner source” moves, Microsoft’s next Chromebook competitor, Xbox Game Pass on Nintendo Switch, and much, much more.
Because I want to be your Valentine, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s weird criticism of its own product, a Windows 7 paid support leak, fake 5G network branding that needs to be taken down, Apple’s FaceTime bug, and much more.
Using the cloud for backup and recovery is a choice many businesses utilize but make sure you understand the entire picture before moving to that recovery model.
Because he started it, this edition of Short Takes looks at HP's PC resurgence, Intel's next mobile setback, Always Connected PCs, the limits of Windows 10 on ARM, and much more.
We all know that the cloud services have scalability and availability that is typically better than most businesses. However, that last mile of Internet connectivity is often the weakest link in your cloud connectivity chain.
Azure recently experienced a nasty outage, lasting several hours. It seems to have been centered around DNS, but had wide side effects. Microsoft’s cloud platform took something of a beating. By the sound of it, a DDoS could have been to blame. Or not. Redmond isn’t saying...
Trying to troubleshoot networking issues outside the network is a troublesome task. Learn how to make this easier with the right tools that provide complete visibility into your network.
Russell Smith has lost track of how many Wi-Fi routers that have been less than satisfactory. In this article, he shares his experiences with the Asus SOHO Wi-Fi Router RT-AC66U.
In this Lansweeper 5.2 review, Jeff Hicks shows us the benefits of using the asset management and network inventory tool for your SQL Server, VMware, and Active Directory environments.
Need help with DNS forwarding? Daniel Petri points out some issues with how DNS forwarding is handled in Windows Server 2008/2012 that you should be aware of.
In part two of our series on DNS forwarding, learn how to configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Windows GUI and the command prompt.
Need to know what a DNS forwarder is? Daniel Petri compares it to root hints, and then offers some best practices on how to use DNS forwarders effectively.
In this overview, learn about the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, including migration and licensing differences from Cisco VPN Client.
Should you change to the latest Cisco VPN client? Discover the differences between Cisco AnyConnect vs. the old Cisco VPN Client in this overview.
Still leery of Microsoft Azure? In part 2 of this series, find out whether Azure can help you in your work and whether it'll take away - or help - your job.