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Microsoft, taking a cue from Google, elevates fixes for Adobe Flash with a security bulletin in February.
There are several lesser known but important improvements to PowerShell 5 features that will make life easier for sys admins who prefer the command-line interface.
The server infrastructure MCSE certification tests an IT pro's expertise in storage, networking and other key areas.
Some folders in a mailbox on Exchange Server 2013 are not showing up on the folder list in the OWA virtual directory but do appear in other views.
There are a bevy of native tools from Microsoft that can aid Exchange administrators in securing email messages and protecting against malicious links and attachments.
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.
Desktop admins encounter a lot of complex problems. It's important to solve the basic ones -- such as a faulty Wi-Fi connection -- to keep the cogs in the machine running smoothly.
IT admins can use Process Explorer in Sysinternals to find suspicious software, inspect process and object privileges, and more.
Microsoft's Surface Book is a high-end 2-in-1 PC, with a price tag to match. Enterprise buyers can find suitable devices for significantly less money.
Containers and cloud security remain two of the hottest topics in IT. Here's a look at what could be on the horizon for both.
The Internet giant predicts a tipping point for adoption of its public cloud offering, despite lingering questions about the size of its enterprise customer base and maturity of the platform.
Before going all in with containers, it's critical to understand how the technology differs from VMs in terms of private, public and hybrid cloud deployment.
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.
Symantec aims to spin out its security service enablement tools, dubbed the Partner Enablement Resource Kit, to more of its Gold- and Platinum-level channel partners.
Security as a service company eSentire hopes to expand its market reach through a new partner program for resellers and MSPs.
Xerox's pending split, slated for completion by year's end, may have limited impact on document technology partners, who generally view the breakup as a favorable development.