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Organizations may be surprised to find SSD space eaten up by write-back cache. Here's how to prepare for that.
Deploying larger, SSD-based write-back caches might require more than one disk. The benefits can lead to better performance.
With Windows Server 2012 R2 and earlier, admins have access to write-back caching, leading to reasonable improvements for mission-critical workloads.
Office 365 has three options to establish user accounts. Admins will need to choose the best one before performing a migration.
If the Exchange 2010 server disconnects and reconnects to Outlook, and it isn't a network problem, there are a few other areas to check.
Admins run the risk of trouble whenever users are in control of encryption, so your safest bet is to avoid that risk altogether.
In addition to Copy as Path, the third-party Long Path Tool might be helpful for deleting a file or folder whose Windows path is too long.
Microsoft's downloadable, in-house Windows 8 tools can help IT with virtualization, server management and malware removal.
Is an open source Office alternative enough to dethrone Microsoft's productivity suite? See how LibreOffice compares with Office 2013 and Office 365.
There are many considerations for building a private cloud, especially with a tight budget. Keep costs in check by carefully planning out hardware, capacity, storage and networking.
Businesses face the challenge of finding the right cloud for their needs. With the ability to customize software for unique app requirements, bare-metal cloud may be the best option.
Vote for the best cloud computing service provider in the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
Basit Farooq provides two different methods for provisioning a SQL Server virtual machine on Windows Azure. He also explains the benefits of the Windows Azure virtual machine and how to migrate from on-premises to Windows Azure.
Basit Farooq provides a step-by-step explanation for using the SQL Server Import and Export Wizard to transfer data between SQL Server databases and Microsoft Excel worksheets.
Aruba Networks invests channel resources into capturing the small and mid-sized enterprise market, which is predicted to become a $1.3 billion opportunity.
This week, Avnet held the grand opening of its latest and largest IT services facility; MyCloudIT introduced Windows Network as a Service for MSPs; and more.
Demand for the Exinda Network Orchestrator suggests growing interest in 'service provider-ready' tools in the MSP market, says network management vendor Exinda.