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Continuing its commitment to not lock users into Windows-only products, Microsoft will build support for Docker containers into Windows Server next year.
With Microsoft ending support for Windows Server 2003 in July 2015, upgrading is more complicated than just rolling in the next shiny new server from Redmond.
Microsoft returned to a higher number of patches in its October update, with fixes for three critical issues.
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.
Native tools are useful for Office 365 migrations, but sometimes a third-party utility can simplify the complicated task of moving data.
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.
Vote for the best cloud computing service provider in the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.
The number of organizations moving data and applications to the cloud is rising, but so is the number of cloud failures. Here are the three leading causes of cloud death.
When it comes to cloud computing, there are no guarantees. Some cloud projects are destined to fail, but what matters is what you do to fix them.
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.