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Most IT admins use System Center to monitor Windows devices, but through scripting and management packs, it can also monitor and triage Linux servers.
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here.
When calendar invites don't appear in your view like they should, follow these steps to fix the problem.
To guarantee your mobile messaging environment is protected, be sure to meet these three areas.
To better understand tenant-to-tenant migrations after a company merger or acquisition, dig deeper into prerequisites and native tools.
The number of endpoint security vulnerabilities is daunting, but endpoint admins should first focus on updating patches against Windows malware.
Despite the plethora of software updater products, desktop security is too important to leave to chance. Let's compare Windows patch management tools.
Should IT pros stay with Windows 7 or leave now that mainstream support ends in January 2015? It might depend on which Windows OS you trust the most.
With all the hype around hybrid cloud, many companies say they're using the model when they're really just using both public and private cloud. What makes it a true hybrid cloud?
Take it from the experts: Migrating an application to the cloud doesn't have to be as hard as it seems. But that doesn't mean you can jump in without proper planning and forethought.
Hadoop is becoming the popular enterprise choice for big data analytics, but getting your data there isn't so simple. Apache Sqoop is stepping in to help bring the vital data from your database to Hadoop.
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.
Robert Sheldon explains the new subscription model for Azure SQL Database coming out in 2015. The new model will have three service tiers -- basic, standard and premium. It will also have performance levels for each tier.
With DBAs rewarded for server performance and SAN specialists rewarded for server capacity, there can be a tug of war. Mavis Tire goes SANless with SIOS DataKeeper. SIOS Technology releases a survey about high availability and SAN.
A CompTIA study shows managed print services providers see opportunity in the managed print services market, even as the number of printer shipments declines worldwide.
Rackspace sees growth in nontraditional partnerships, which include digital marketing agencies, private equity firms and venture capital firms.
In this week's channel news roundup, NTT America unwraps a global partner program; Good Technologies offers its partners the Margins Reward Program; and Global Velocity debuts its very first partner program.