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SCCM 2012 collections allow admins to organize Linux systems as well as Windows systems. How should admins approach it?
SCCM maintenance windows allow for patching, upgrading and reconfiguring servers. Here's how to include Linux in the mix.
System Center Configuration manager can monitor and manage systems. Learn which Linux distros it supports.
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.
Windows 10 is coming, but there are still tons of questions. Get the answers you want to know about new features, security, applications and more.
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.
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
Enterprises were on full display at the OpenStack Summit as vendors push the notion of it being production-ready despite outstanding challenges.
With its Compute Engine and other services, Google has joined the cloud elite. Here are five links to familiarize enterprises with Google's 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.
Riverbed's channel boss told solution providers attending the company's first Riverbed partner summit to expect greater sales alignment and enablement.
Hybrid storage vendor NexGen Storage showcased the Priority Partner Network and its newly launched partner portal. Also this week, Tech Data signed deals with Barracuda and Blueforce Development Corp.
Channel partners in the financial services sector find opportunities in regulatory compliance, cybersecurity, managed services and cloud computing.