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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.
If your organization is looking to have a private cloud with some of the benefits of a public cloud, Windows Azure Pack is an option that can give you the best of both worlds.
To better understand tenant-to-tenant migrations after a company merger or acquisition, dig deeper into prerequisites and native tools.
The best DLP policies are useless without a way to communicate when violations occur, so learn how to create incident reporting.
Get to know Exchange's Role Based Access Control feature by learning how it came to be and how it works.
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.
Admins unfamiliar with Mac troubleshooting may find it familiar and frustrating, but these tools can help with diagnosis and security.
HP surprised many this week when it acquired open source private cloud vendor Eucalyptus. The deal could be a boon to HP's private and hybrid cloud strategies.
Microsoft is the latest cloud provider to suffer an outage and send the IT world into a state of frenzy. Customers are questioning the capabilities of cloud computing, but are they overreacting?
Apple's iCloud was public enemy No. 1 after a hack compromised private photos of celebrities, including Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. David Linthicum discusses the iCloud breach and its impact on the cloud.
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.
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.
It's hard to tell fact from fiction in technology advertisements, says technology and security consultant Kevin McDonald. These irresponsible claims about a product's compliance or security capabilities can have ethical and legal consequences.
The criteria for what makes for a great vendor aren't what they used to be. As partners refocus their businesses on enablement and offering services, they evaluate vendors for responsiveness, channel strategy and more.