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Although there are few new Hyper-V features in Windows Server 2016, PowerShell Direct and improved storage resiliency are noteworthy.
PowerShell automatic variables are read-only, which can cause issues in the scripting language. Prep yourself to deal with these common variables.
Microsoft Operations Management Suite tackles Azure and AWS clouds, and multiple hypervisors, all from one console.
Features may change before Exchange Server 2016 hits RTM, but these six guidelines and requirements won't.
Think you have a grip on email security? Ask these nine questions to determine if native security tools are enough or if you need a third-party tool.
Keep these six factors in mind if your organization plans to keep some services on-premises and move others to the cloud.
Sysinternal utilities such as AccessChk and Handle can target specific problem areas in your Windows OS, including identifying performance issues.
For enterprise IT, Apple's Mac OS can pose a few problems, including compatibility, applications, support, networking and other issues. But if you know what could be coming your way, you can get the training and tools to manage Macs.
Today's workers are mobile, so Windows desktop administrators have new challenges to face from mobile devices. Luckily, Apple and Google have made devices and OSes more enterprise-friendly.
Many organizations move to the cloud with dollar signs in their eyes. However, cloud cost savings aren't guaranteed for every enterprise app.
The cloud market continues to evolve, with many moves and developments. And as 2015 hits the halfway mark, here are five tips to brace for the future.
As cloud computing evolves, users won't just move their apps to the cloud -- they'll design them to take advantage of cloud's scale and resiliency.
SQL Server 2014 provides two features that let database administrators easily encrypt database backups. An expert provides two demos that show you how.
For most companies, SQL Server's security auditing tools aren't always enough to meet regulation requirements. The answer is third-party products.
In a podcast, SearchSQLServer's Jessica Sirkin discusses the noteworthy features in SQL Server 2016, reactions from early users and issues to consider in thinking about upgrading.
Quick Heal introduced Quick Rewards, a referral program to help grow partnerships in North America. Also this week, Netgear revamped its channel program; SolidFire unveiled new partner specializations; and more.
MSPs must carefully weigh the pros and cons before purchasing RMM software with baked-in security features. The alternative -- to buy security products separately -- also has its drawbacks.
Bob Skelley, Dell's former executive director of North American channel sales, now leads Infinio's channel-first strategy.