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As older versions of Windows Server age, businesses will consider a Windows Server 2016 upgrade. Containers and application compatibility are two areas to be aware of.
Microsoft's project to run Linux containers on Windows bridges a technical divide, but developers who work on the open source operating system may not be swayed so easily.
Administrators can use point-and-click management tools to update DNS servers, but a PowerShell script will automate these routine tasks.
Are you prepared to shift from on-premises Exchange Server to Office 365? It's a different skill set, and admins must rethink how to deploy apps and protect end users.
Organizations must set up messaging platforms to prevent email purges, often to meet legal obligations. These tips help Exchange and Office 365 administrators stay compliant.
Users often dismiss Outlook certificate errors, but admins should know better. Here are some steps to address the three common causes of certificate errors.
Digital workspaces, which give users one access point for all their resources, are great in theory. In practice, there are concerns about vendor lock-in and other issues.
IT pros hoped for more advanced security tools and other new Windows 10 Creators Update features, but they were underwhelmed by what they actually received.
Web browsing in Windows 10 comes with some major changes. Microsoft Edge, for example, is the new default browser. Show off how well you understand Windows 10 web browsers.
The IT job market is flooded with cloud computing jobs as the technology becomes more widespread. Explore four common career paths and how to prepare for an interview.
Among the many changes a cloud migration brings to an enterprise, IT teams must take a long, hard look at their existing infrastructure management tools.
The misuse of the phrase 'cloud computing' has created misperceptions of the technology. Remember that the cloud isn't a location -- it's a more agile way to design IT services.
Python is no outsider at Microsoft. It will ride with R as the company's SQL Server 2017 platform moves to its second CTP. Analytics is a big part of what is new.
Which SQL Server edition is right for you? After Microsoft upgraded the Standard Edition with features from the Enterprise one, a lower cost choice might be possible in some cases.
Containerized apps are everywhere, but you can also run databases in containers. Follow these commands to customize SQL Server images in Docker containers.
Server virtualization is well past the peak of the technology adoption curve, but SMB customers, open source technology and hybrid clouds keep demand going.
EiQ Networks and Bay Dynamics are the latest in the growing list of cybersecurity vendors expanding their relationships with channel partner companies.
Citrix launches channel program to get partners up to speed on consulting services, while distributor Westcon-Comstor taps Viptela SD-WAN technology; more news.