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The Microsoft SDN technology that comes in the Windows Server 2016's Datacenter edition features a range of basic to nuanced virtual control options.
The Windows Server Update Services utility helps to update numerous systems, but it can require significant bandwidth. What are good ways to reduce the demands?
Microsoft starts 2017 with just three bulletins, but administrators who manage Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 should pay close attention to one exploit.
Not all organizations can go all-in on cloud. There are five reasons why a hybrid Office 365 arrangement makes sense for those companies.
Admins must keep a close eye on Exchange Server to ensure it runs at peak performance. If cost is an issue, there are a number of free and low-cost tool options.
Exchange Server administrators have a number of ways to keep disaster from sinking a key part of the corporate infrastructure.
Organizations can cling to past versions of Windows as long as they want. But, eventually, they will have to accept Windows 10, and they should learn how to prepare for the move.
Before making a move to Windows 10, IT admins need to know how licensing, hardware and management are different. They also must understand the benefits and drawbacks.
There are multiple ways to keep Windows 10 running smoothly, such as clearing the clutter of old files and applications. A more efficient OS will help bring IT peace of mind.
Building cloud web services with microservices provides benefits, such as scalability, and allows enterprise apps to access new features and tools. Follow these steps for success.
The fast pace of cloud adoption in 2016 sets the stage for an even more aggressive migration in 2017. Will it help IT shops become disruptors instead of being disrupted?
For Azure Premium Storage, are users billed by how much storage capacity they actually use or how much they reserve or allocate?
Flash storage adoption, cloud computing's growth, Linux's increased importance and broader big data integration are a few trends that stand to affect SQL Server users this year.
DATEADD and DATEDIFF SQL functions allow you to easily perform calculations, like adding a time interval from a datetime value. Here's how to use those functions for that and more.
Expert Joey D'Antoni explains what SQL Server on Linux and the addition of some Enterprise Edition features to the database's Standard Edition say about the changing face of Microsoft.
Cloud company will invest in a sales enablement and engineering practice as well as system and tool capabilities to improve channel partner engagement; other news of the week.
Channel partners working with Citrix believe the company's refocusing efforts are paying off, citing opportunities in VDI, HCI and SD-WAN technologies.
The unveiling of AWS Managed Services last month has led channel experts to question Amazon's partner strategy; other news from the week.