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A bad Microsoft patch is not an uncommon event, but without the resources to test it adequately, what's an overworked IT staff supposed to do?
Our organization uses System Center and its components for management, but we want to reduce the number of tools we use. Can Microsoft Operations Management Suite help us?
Lost in the containers buzz are several key improvements to Active Directory to make identity and access administration easier.
Advanced Threat Analytics uses self-learning algorithms to compare normal user behavior to what is currently happening in an Exchange environment.
My users can send email messages from Exchange Server, but cannot receive messages from external senders. How can I resolve these inbound mail flow issues?
Exchange administrators can use PowerShell to manage Office 365 compliance, e-discovery and data loss prevention.
Non-volatile memory express outperforms SATA at almost every turn, but IT should remember that NVMe does not always work well with older hardware.
The new version of PowerShell in Windows 10 makes it easier than ever to interact with the clipboard using a few simple commands.
Booting to Safe Mode isn't the same process in Windows 10 as it was in older versions of the operating system.
Your cloud storage could be costing you more than it should. Follow these five steps to identify and eliminate any unnecessary cloud storage fees.
Cloud bursting gives you the capacity you need during peak times, but won't work unless you properly manage private and public cloud data. Duplication and other strategies can help.
Subscriptions are not as black and white as they seem. Review the concepts, roles and challenges involved when planning and managing subscriptions for Azure.
As Azure SQL Data Warehouse reaches general availability, it brings massively parallel processing to a wider audience, and augers more competition in the cloud data space.
SQL Server 2016 adds ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION to its new T-SQL statements. The statement lets DBAs control database configuration at the level of a single database.
Not all SQL Server upgrades are created equal and not all require the same level of effort. Learn when to go all out and when to conserve your energy by classifying your upgrades.
Partnering with your fellow IT service providers can help expand the services you offer clients without incurring the cost of hiring and retaining talent.
NetApp and SolidFire, a flash storage vendor acquired earlier this year, are in the process of integrating their channel programs and partner ecosystems.
Technology vendors are launching or reworking channel program portals, offering partners the ability to register deals, receive training and obtain marketing materials online.