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Windows PowerShell functions support parameters that can prevent scripts from being run accidentally and simulate the outcome of the function.
The Security Configuration Wizard can help organizations secure servers, but admins should be cautious when converting security policies into group policy objects.
After Windows Server Core failed to catch on, Microsoft may convince administrators with its next attempt for a more VM- and cloud-friendly Windows Server deployment.
Exchange administrators can disable or delete disconnected mailboxes using the EAC or Exchange Management Shell.
Your Exchange environment is a key component in your organization's communication platform, so shouldn't protecting it get the highest priority?
While allowing end users to access Exchange from multiple devices usually won't affect the server, it can quickly drive up licensing costs and help desk calls.
Windows AppLocker lets you use rules to whitelist or block applications based on attributes such as publisher or path, but it's not a comprehensive application control tool.
Admins who still have Windows XP systems on their networks can turn to a Windows POSReady 2009 registry hack to reopen the update floodgates.
Microsoft's new Ready for Windows website aims to help businesses migrate to the new operating system by listing applications that are compatible with Windows 10.
The design of your applications could impact their performance in a multicloud environment. Avoid app performance challenges with these monitoring and management techniques.
Hybrid cloud allows organizations to tap into the benefits of both public and private cloud. But how should IT manage data to avoid performance bottlenecks?
As PaaS capabilities expand to support new technologies, such as containers and microservices, IT teams and developers face new challenges around visibility, monitoring and more.
The job isn't over after a successful SQL Server installation. These SQL Server best practices will help you optimize your new SQL Server installation from the start.
With the official release of SQL Server 2016, the upgrade process is starting. Find out if you're a SQL Server 2016 expert or if you still need to learn about SQL Server 2016 new features.
TRUNCATE TABLE and DELETE are T-SQL statements with similar functions, but that doesn't make them interchangeable. They operate differently and use different amounts of SQL Server resources.
Expand your MSP security portfolio by offering security awareness training, an important layer to clients' overall security initiatives.
This month's channel news quiz runs the gamut from mergers and acquisitions to managed security services. Take the test to catch up on current events.
MapR Technologies is looking to build partnerships around its Converged Data Platform technology; more IT channel news from the week.