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Microsoft is gearing up for another Windows Server release, with new features for Hyper-V and identity management. NAP is left behind.
While Windows already comes preinstalled with a number of CA certificates, here's what to do if you need to install it.
Admins looking to improve traffic efficiency have some new options to consider in the latest iteration of Windows Server.
When it comes to granular access control for Office 365, ADFS Client Access Policies may be the answer your organization needs.
Separately, Managed Availability's components offer little to no value. Together, they can help admins learn why certain steps were taken.
Once organizations have three important factors in place, admins have the power to complete Office 365 migrations with hybrid Exchange.
The Windows 8.1 user interface isn't popular among workers without a touchscreen, but one tool makes it easy to restore the familiar Windows 7 UI.
It's possible to control user application access on startup with Assigned Access, but note that Windows 8.1 kiosk mode works only for Modern apps.
Instead of moving to Windows 8 or waiting for Windows 9, enterprises might consider Linux because of the open source operating system's flexibility.
Rackspace went a step further than Amazon with its Xen reboot, taking down its entire public cloud region by region to address the bug.
From keeping up with the cloud's evolution to quelling security concerns, cloud admins have their work cut out for them -- but if you can master these skills, you'll be a desirable candidate for the job.
Enterprise cloud computing has reached the tipping point where shared expertise will simplify deployment models, according to the Open Data Center Alliance.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.
Robert Sheldon explains the new subscription model for Azure SQL Database coming out in 2015. The new model will have three service tiers -- basic, standard and premium. It will also have performance levels for each tier.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
After a year-long pilot test to smooth out transaction problems and process kinks, Oracle has signed SaaS distribution agreements with Arrow, Avnet, Tech Data and NextGen.
Oracle's North American channel chief, Tom LaRocca, discusses how the partner landscape has shifted in the past year, account mapping, cloud challenges and Exadata opportunities.
Apple's friendly and accessible Swift language represents a shift in application development and is making an impact on partners in the mobile development space.