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In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager tools fit the bill for small shops, but enterprises may have to spring for third-party SCCM add-ons.
There are several issues to consider before you decide to use CPU affinity in Windows Server 2012 R2.
Admins can use this step-by-step process to configure MFA with Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell.
Explore all options to pick the right data loss prevention template, and keep in mind that multiple or third-party templates may be necessary.
An upgrade to Exchange 2013 involves more work if you're on Exchange 2003, but if it includes the features and capabilities your organization needs, the extra effort could be worth it.
Microsoft will replace existing Office 365 SMB plans in October, increasing the user cap for all plans and cutting per-user monthly fees for some plans.
Despite a lack of hard facts about Microsoft Windows 9, it's possible to make educated guesses about its release date, cost and features such as its Start menu.
Public folders allow users to share an Excel workbook, but OneDrive and Windows 8.1 HomeGroups might be better.
In the future, IT pros see cloud as a place to spin up applications to respond to problems on the fly. The component cloud model is just step one.
A service-level agreement is a vital piece to your cloud puzzle, so understanding what to expect is paramount. What goes into a typical cloud SLA?
Dell's upcoming cloud broker service is its latest in a string of cloud strategies. Will this one be the winner?
Basit Farooq presents his top three SQL Server third-party tools for identifying and resolving SQL Server bottlenecks.
Don Jones explains why Microsoft SQL Server Express can be more dangerous than you'd think and why it might be worth it to invest in the paid edition.
Microsoft's flagship database is advancing into the largely undiscovered country of in-memory OLTP platforms -- and it's hoping to conquer.
Faced with an unsustainable per-gigabyte backup and disaster recovery pricing model, channel partners explore and implement new pricing strategies in hopes of making a profit.
This week, Ingram Micro expanded its professional services offerings with its acquisition of IT services company Rollouts; American Megatrends introduced its enhanced StorTrends partner program; and more news.
As Dell builds its muscle in the security software arena through a series of acquisitions, partners discuss how the company's moves have impacted their business.