Automating the Cloud with Azure Automation

Check out this course to explore the process of automating the cloud with Azure Automation. Find out how to get started and how to connect to Microsoft Azure. Learn how to import and publish a Connect-Azure runbook, and create and publish your first runbook. Finally, invoke Azure Automation runbooks, and…

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Microsoft Lifecycles, Windows End of Support

Just recently Microsoft came with its warnings for approaching support deadlines: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/support-reaching-end-2nd Many people I know were confused with differences between Microsoft’s mainstream and extended support. The end of mainstream support in actually not that big of a deal. All it means is Microsoft tells us “Hey, we’ll no longer going to…

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Finding Latest Versions of Lync and Exchange Hotfixes

Sometimes you need to quickly find the latest rollup for Exchange 2010 / 2013 or Lync 2010 / 2013. Here is a site that lists the latest Exchange service packs and rollups: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh135098.aspx Lync 2010 / 2013 has a similar site that keeps track of the latest hotfixes and rollups…

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FREE Virtualization – Enjoy Virtualization At No Charge!

Would you like to take an advantage of the latest Microsoft Hyper-V version 2012 R2? There is no better way to start virtualizing than with this FREE toolkit – an essential combination for every virtualization beginner: Microsoft Hyper-V environment, Backup solution, Virtual storage, and Hyper-V network management. With this free…

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OWA for Android Now Available On Select Devices

At the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in March, Microsoft announced that they’ll be bringing a native OWA mobile app to Android phones. Today, a pre-release of this app is available in the Google Play store. Here are the requirements to use OWA for Android: Your device is running Android 4.4…

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Released: Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 5

The Exchange team is announcing today the availability of the most recent quarterly servicing update to Exchange Server 2013. Cumulative Update 5 for Exchange Server 2013 and updated UM Language Packs are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Cumulative Update 5 represents the continuation of Exchange Server 2013 servicing…

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