TechNet Magazine: June 2013

dn235767(v=msdn.10).md Editor’s Note: The many faces of security

By Lafe Low

Your security infrastructure is a dynamic blend of technology, procedures and people, all working in sync. You must be open to your customers and open to the world. The challenge is maintaining that delicate balance of security and openness.

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Utility Spotlight:
Install apps from ISO files

By Lance Whitney

The Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel lets you mount an ISO file from which you can easily install that file’s application.

Windows Confidential:
Retire the rubber stamp

By Raymond Chen

An important aspect of intelligent product development is realizing a step in the process might not be necessary.

New Products for IT Professionals

By Greg Steen

The tools this month help you with remote administration, password and data packet analysis, and consolidating Windows desktop- and server-management tools.

Windows PowerShell:
Common parameters and runtime variables

By Don Jones

Each month this year, Don Jones will present an installment in a 12-part tutorial on Windows PowerShell Workflow. We encourage you to read through the series in order, beginning with the January 2013 column.

Exchange Queue & A:
Handling hybrid environments

By Henrik Walther

Configuring Exchange hybrid deployments with Office 365-related functionality can be confusing at best, but it’s worth the effort.

Geek of All Trades:
Scale out with templates

By Greg Shields

You can create System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager service templates to deploy and manage remote desktop services with scale out.