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Learn more about data deduplication, which cleans up repeated content, freeing up valuable storage space.
A Windows Server 2003 vulnerability won't receive a fix in the latest batch of Patch Tuesday updates.
Microsoft divulged details on Windows Update for Business, a new option to help admins control when Windows 10 client devices receive updates by distinguishing update rings.
Using a free trial of Office 365 gives you some cloud exposure and experience as well as a head start over peers.
There are three new deployment experiences admins should prepare for in the upcoming Exchange 2016 release.
Exchange Server 2016, cloud and hybrid Exchange options were highlights from Microsoft Ignite, says one MVP.
With Windows Apportals, IT administrators can build custom environments -- which include specific applications and data -- for groups of users, which lets users skip the Start menu and get right to the tools they need.
Windows Apportals let you put the applications certain user groups need right in front of them, but you need some development knowledge and a Windows Developer License if you want to build them yourself.
It can be tough to know how much memory Windows 8 and 8.1 desktops need before they're actually in use, but the Windows Task Manager can help you see memory usage.
Organizations often have to move workloads from one Google Compute Engine instance to another. So how should IT pros plan for such a move?
With a range of service offerings, the SoftLayer cloud platform is central to IBM's cloud strategy. But what options are under the SoftLayer umbrella?
When costs of higher-IO workloads escalated in public cloud, media company Ooyala turned to a managed OpenStack private cloud.
A need for data warehouses designed for large-volume data loading and complex analytical workloads led to Microsoft's Analytics Platform System.
Row-level security, a new feature for Azure SQL databases, helps Microsoft database platforms get to the same level as Oracle and DB2.
An expert offers an example of how to institute row-level security, a preview feature introduced recently by Microsoft for Azure SQL databases.
This week, RMM-maker SolarWinds N-able unveiled N-central 10; Hostway Services launched a channel partner program; and more.
Cloud-based service lines generate a small portion of the typical MSP's overall revenue, with a lack of cloud expertise among the barriers to growth.
Channel partners working through the merger and acquisition process must deal with cultural, financial and personnel issues before the ink is dry.