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Migrating to Service Center 2016 requires a good deal of preparation and work. Are the features in Orchestration and Service Management Automation better in Service Center 2016?
Scripts to automate workflows and other procedures can be a boon to the IT staff, but there may be situations where it makes sense to adjust the PowerShell execution policy.
Despite a known zero-day flaw, Microsoft delays February's security bulletins for an unspecified reason.
Exchange administrators can choose from numerous backup offerings from Microsoft and third parties to restore individual emails or entire servers.
Admins may be eager to put Exchange Server 2016 into production after installation, but they should check off several tasks to ensure the messaging platform is stable.
Email remains a vital tool for businesses large and small. And more than ever before, there are options for how to provide it.
IT professionals and users can avoid Windows 10 by following best practices, such as disk space cleanup and up-to-date security, to maintain the life of an older operating system.
With the end of support for IE prior to version 11 and the rise of Microsoft Edge, the time is now for admins and users to learn about the Windows 10 browser landscape.
As with any OS, security in Windows 10 is crucial. IT must emphasize third-party software patching, malware protection and more to create truly resilient Windows 10 devices.
Businesses have enjoyed the advantages of hybrid clouds for years. There have been growing pains, though, and hybrid newcomers can learn from their predecessors' mistakes.
Hybrid cloud usage is on the rise. Before making the jump, ask the right questions about the organization, applications and cloud vendors to ensure a clean transition.
APIs are vital to open the communication lines between cloud apps, and proper management of those APIs is also critical. Learn how Azure's API service can kick start that process.
Microsoft software licensing can be tough to manage -- so let's analyze some of the different situations for licensing SQL Server 2016 that enterprises will likely face.
SQL Server on Linux may just be the start. After making PowerShell open source, Microsoft can build Linux versions of any of its server technologies. And it has reason to do so.
Scaling out a database to meet the needs of a heavy processing workload can be a challenge. Here are details on the SQL Server scalability methods available to ease the process.
LogiGear, a software test automation company, looks for market expansion through three new channel alliances; other IT channel news from the week.
This month's channel quiz features mergers and alliances (and their partner fallout) along with emerging technologies, cloud computing and regulatory activity.
Channel partners said Amazon's new Chime unified communications offering has the potential to disrupt the market, but may need additional features to boost its competitive stance.