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There are a number of third-party Hyper-V management tools available for organizations that need to handle a few dozen nodes.
Microsoft ushers in the use of containers by developing nested virtualization on the Windows Server 2016 platform.
Microsoft offers a bevy of certifications that can help a Windows Server admin demonstrate expertise in technical areas such as desktop administration
Administrators who want to migrate public folders to Exchange 2016 should weigh the benefits over Exchange 2013 public folders and any migration risks before deciding.
Our business is migrating from an on-premises server to Office 365. What third-party monitoring tools can we use to make sure it is running at optimal performance?
We have a Client Access Server and Mailbox Server on Exchange 2013 and we want to install an Edge Transport role on another machine. I joined the Edge Server to the domain and installed Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, but still can't finalize the installation.
The Trust Center in Microsoft's Office suite has some important and useful settings to prevent users from opening files infected with malware and viruses, but admins need to know about and enable them.
It would be simple if there was one update ring to rule them all in Windows 10. Instead there are two rings and four update branches to sort through.
In Windows 10, Cortana can enhance user productivity with improved organization and Web searching, but it collects location and text information, as well as other data.
When planning for a multicloud deployment, be sure to account for the various management and integration issues that can arise.
The heaviest hitters in Docker Linux cloud containers are still Amazon and Google, whose battle is reaching a fever pitch, as Microsoft Azure gears up to join in.
For successful cloud deployment, IT teams should move away from the traditional break/fix model, and adopt a cloud broker mind-set instead.
Microsoft offers a simpler way to configure SQL Server on an Azure virtual machine. Added automation should help speed up the connecting and provisioning process.
Microsoft has added Distributed Transaction Coordinator support, optimized log transport and other features to AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2016.
When Microsoft's licensing policy began costing too much, the City of Westminster used DH2i's containerization software to cluster its over 30 servers, standardize them and save money.
Optanix's new go-to-market strategy entails selling its IT operations management platform through three channels; more news from the week.
Green House Data, which offers green data centers in seven regional locations, has unveiled a partner program targeting value-added resellers and managed service providers.
CompTIA has released its IT Industry Outlook 2016 report, which discusses a number of channel trends, including the need for vendors to rethink their partner compensation models.