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Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update fully available for all Windows 10 customers

For the past several months, I’ve shared insights on our roll out approach for Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703). We’re now moving from a targeted offering to full availability for all compatible devices running Windows 10 globally via Windows Update. Similarly, our commercial customers should feel confident to deploy this release broadly across their […]

Microsoft: The End of an Era – Next Steps for Adobe Flash

Adobe announced that Flash will no longer be supported after 2020. Microsoft will phase out support for Flash in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer ahead of this date. Flash led the way on the web for rich content, gaming, animations, and media of all kinds, and inspired many of the current web standards powering HTML5. […]

University of Colorado to Present Use of Ericom’s Secure, Browser-Based Access at CampusTech Technology Conference

Ericom Software
Colorado Law Implemented Remote Access Solution to Deliver Flexible, Browser-based Access to Practice Management Software and Legal Clinic Resources Ericom Software, a global leader in securely connecting the unified workspace, today announced that Jonathan Sibray, IT Director of the University of Colorado, will discuss the Law School’s deployment of Ericom AccessNow at the 2017 Campus Technology Conference. […]

Docker Containers and Microsoft Windows

So for many students containers are a new learning opportunity and experience. Having new and modern skills is great to addition to your CV. Some students may be already using containers in personal, hobby projects or even academic assignments. The following blog has been produced with Elton Stoneman Developer Advocate @docker. Microsoft MVP. Pluralsight Author. […]

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 – Nano Server and how it has changed already

One of the things that I was most excited about working with in Windows Server 2016 was Nano Server. The ability to have super fast, super scalable servers to run infrastructure roles (to me) seemed like an awesome addition particularly given that it was the smallest server footprint we’d ever delivered and booted in record […]

Microsoft Windows Virtualization Use Rights Coming to CSP! Windows in the Cloud!

Windows is and has always been, about choice. We’re exceptionally proud that Windows 10, the most secure Windows ever, offers the widest range of device form factors and the greatest breadth of input options with support for touch, pen, gesture, and voice. Customers choose Windows 10 knowing that they can purchase a great new business […]

Gartner Says Worldwide Device Shipments Will Decline 0.3 Percent in 2017

Device Buyers Are Prioritizing Quality and Functionality Worldwide shipments of PCs, tablets and smartphones are expected to exceed 2.3 billion units in 2017, a decline of 0.3 percent from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is forecast to return to growth in 2018 with a 1.6 percent increase in shipments (see Table 1). Table […]

Microsoft Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 16225 Released

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 16225 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 16225 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area. The Preview SDK can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider. For feedback and […]

What’s New with Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 – VeeamON 2017 breakout session video

Join Veeam technical evangelist Clint Wyckoff and Dmitry Popov from product management as they dive deep into the installation, management and recovery options that the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows provides. After this VeeamON 2017 breakout session, you will have the knowledge and skills required to install, configure and perform advanced recovery with Veeam Agent […]

Global Ransomware Attack Based on a Petya Variant Threatens Repeat of WannaCry

Petya Ransomware Attack: What Should Companies Be Doing Right Now? Several critical vulnerabilities with known exploits or proof-of-concept code should be the focus of everyone’s attention. The SMB exploits (EternalBlue and its siblings) resolved in Microsoft’s March Patch Tuesday update are just the start. Reportedly these are the same vulnerabilities the latest Petya variant uses. And we […]

Microsoft Windows 10 Tip: Personalize your PC with new themes in the Windows Store

Did you know Windows desktop themes are now free to download in the Windows Store with the Windows 10 Creators Update? Choose from endless options to make your PC yours, including hundreds of wallpapers, sound options, and custom accent colors. Themes include plants and flowers, landscapes, animals, natural wonders, cityscapes – anything to suit your […]

New – Managed Device Authentication for Amazon WorkSpaces

Amazon Web Services
Amazon WorkSpaces allows you to access a virtual desktop in the cloud from the web and from a wide variety of desktop and mobile devices. This flexibility makes WorkSpaces ideal for environments where users have the ability to use their existing devices (often known as BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device). In these environments, organizations […]

SolarWinds Announces General Availability of Web Help Desk v12.5.1

We are excited to share, that we’ve reached GA for Web Help Desk (WHD) 12.5.1 This service release includes: Improved application support Microsoft® Office 365 Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Microsoft Windows Server® 2016 Improved protocol and port management The Server Options setting provides a user interface to manage the HTTP and HTTPS ports from the […]

Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano Life cycle Updates

Greg Schulz
Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano and life cycle UpdatesFor those of you who have an interest in Microsoft Windows Server on-premise, on Azure, on Hyper-V or Nano life cycle here are some recently announced updates. Microsoft has announced updates to Windows Server Core and Nano along with semi-annual channel updates (read more here). The synopsis […]

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