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How much do you know about Microsoft Azure, the latest version of Microsoft’s Azure cloud software? This quiz will test your knowledge.
Desired State Configuration is a solid choice for administrators who have PowerShell chops. Here's an introduction.
Microsoft issued patches across 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities for April's Patch Tuesday, and rolled out Skype for Business to Office 365 customers.
Exchange admins can use the recent State Department hack as a lesson in the importance of consistent security protocols.
Converting authentication modes is a rare thing admins need to address, but it must be fixed right away when it happens -- and Microsoft's documentation on it is incorrect.
With a number of possibilities for use, groups can be creative in how they choose to incorporate Office 365 shared mailboxes in their work.
Desktop management tools are the key to making sure things in your fleet are running smoothly. Systems such as Desktop Central and Client Management Suite cover the big five of desktop management.
The software deployment component of your endpoint management system plays an important role in desktop health. So too do monitoring, patching and security capabilities.
Desktop inventory management tools help keep track of how many endpoints are in use and who's using them. That basic information can help with sundry other management tasks, such as budgeting and responses to security breaches.
Storing data in the cloud can be risky, but there are methods to minimize risks. Take our quiz to measure your cloud security expertise.
Security concerns deter many IT pros from adopting public cloud. But security testing tools and a sound strategy can help them conquer their fears.
Given how rapidly IT evolves, it's tough to shape a long-term cloud strategy. So how can I build a hybrid cloud roadmap that lasts?
Optimizing online analytical processing performance is critical. Fortunately, tools are available to help monitor and improve how OLAP cubes perform.
If SQL Server appliances are on your radar, you have options, but the price tag is high. Do your homework before buying. Here are the current offerings.
Support for early versions of SQL Server has ended. But rather than upgrade to SQL Server 2014, companies are turning to SQL Server 2012. Here is why.
This week, Tech Data signed an exclusive agreement with mobile app development firm InnoviMobile; Aerohive Networks unveiled a global partner program; and more.
MSPs across the board derive their revenue from a variety of business lines, including break/fix and IT project work, according to an Autotask study. Is the pure-play managed services business model an elusive dream?
Lenovo has followed through on its promise to integrate Lenovo and System X channels. Learn about the changes made as a result of the One Lenovo, One Channel strategy.