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Early security updates diminish online threats. See how IT admins use Configuration Manager to roll out patches promptly while minimizing downtime for users.
Don't let Azure VMs rack up a huge monthly bill from Microsoft. Figure out your business needs, then adjust the options in Azure to minimize charges.
One year in, Microsoft's cumulative updates model has made enterprise IT systems more secure, but forced administrators to adjust their patching process.
Employees that use unsanctioned apps can jeopardize the business. Cloud App Discovery generates detailed reports on unapproved services to help IT mitigate risk.
The updated service health dashboard in the admin portal enables the IT staff to uncover more specifics when trouble hits the Office 365 platform.
Not every user needs every service in the Office 365 suite. Tailor subscriptions to different groups so the company only pays for what it requires.
It's important for everyone in a company to take security seriously, including end users. A big part of that is training.
When considering virtualization for Windows 10, IT must understand the difference between persistent and nonpersistent VDI, as well as on-premises vs. cloud deployments.
Get to know the Lenovo ThinkPad X270, including its optional processor choices, the ThinkPad pointing stick and its extended battery life.
Fewer enterprises question whether the public cloud is secure enough for critical data, as IT teams continue to thwart cloud risks using increased automation and IAC.
Cloud networking continues to adapt as enterprise demands push consistency and security to the forefront. But now, hybrid and multicloud add another layer of complexity.
IoT devices produce large amounts of data, which can be a burden for a network. A distributed model, such as fog computing and edge IT, lessens the load.
SQL Server 2017 on Linux gives IT shops greater flexibility, but there are some limitations and changes to the way high availability and failover are performed on Linux vs. Windows.
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 becomes available in October. In addition to a version that runs on Linux, new features include support for Python-based analytics.
Get equipped to take advantage of the addition of graph database features in SQL Server 2017 to use graph structures to represent the relationships between different data elements.
Panasonic introduced a global connectivity service, while Cisco unveiled Business Critical Services and High Value Services; other news from the week.
Multicloud environments have given rise to a new set of customer challenges. As BMC looks to tackle these issues, the vendor said it wants partners to play a strategic role.
Service providers can take a number of steps toward building trust with clients, including obtaining insurance to financially protect customers and earning technical certifications.