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Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: June 5

by Paul Thurrott

Because it’s probably Friday, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s push to a dystopian future, the sad tale of Microsoft trying to deploy its own software to its customers, AppGet developer gets a small bone, two of Microsoft enemies team up and try not to look desperate, and so much more.

Understanding Windows 10 Always On VPN

by Russell Smith

Microsoft Windows and Windows Server support a variety of different VPN technologies. The most advanced are DirectAccess and Windows 10 Always On VPN. In this article, I look at the advantages of Always On VPN over DirectAccess, and outline the infrastructure required to deploy Always On VPN.

How is COVID-19 Impacting Your Role as an IT Pro?

by Brad Sams

Around the globe, IT Pros are facing unprecedented challenges in their environments. From supporting hundreds, if not thousands, of newly-remote workers, handling a significant increase in VPN connections or trying to backup data that is outside the firewall – for many of us, we are in uncharted waters. At Petri, our mission is to create… Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Azure – March 2020 Edition

by Aidan Finn

At times like this, chatting about cool new features in Azure is a lot less important than what’s surrounding us all, and impacting some of us either directly or indirectly, now. But you know what? A distraction from the fear, worry, or self-imposed incarceration can be a good thing. So let’s crack on with it, and let’s talk about the cool new IaaS features that Azure launched during the last month.