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Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
It's possible that non-uniform access memory can affect how your Linux VMs run on Hyper-V, so learn about the conditions that could cause problems and what to do to fix them.
You won't be able to secure boot or use UEFI with SUSE VMs under Hyper-V because of certain support issues, so it's important to learn if your enterprise will be affected.
To learn Managed Availability's inner workings, Exchange admins must understand where it stores information and how to access it.
Policy tips in Exchange 2013 remind end users of acceptable use policies and prevent accidental violations before they ever occur.
Security breaches and threats continue to evolve. Is your incident response plan keeping up with the times? Evaluate your risks and current plans to ensure you're prepared for the worst.
After looking at Windows 8.1 for hints and speculating about Windows 9, our columnist makes his OS wish list. It includes features such as a proper Windows Start menu and cloud file-sharing integration.
Microsoft desktop news didn't slow down this summer; see our top 10 articles on Windows 8 and its predecessors, Office 2013 features and more.
Microsoft's Sysinternals suite of free tools may not specifically support Windows 8 yet, but it is still very useful, even for admins supporting the latest OSes.
Combining the Internet of Things and cloud services could build an IT superpower. With its infinite capabilities and security enhancements, it'd be hard to find its kryptonite.
Google wants to merge the worlds of IaaS and PaaS to create a single continuum of services for customers. It's likely a sign of things to come from all the major public cloud vendors as they look to cover their bases in the maturing market.
Trouble could be looming for Microsoft after a silent patch locked Office 365 users out of their applications for days. What does the issue mean for customers operating Office 365?
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.
Basit Farooq explains how to improve the performance of OLTP applications using SQL Server 2014 In-Memory. He details what makes SQL Server 2014 In-Memory different from other in-memory database engines and how to use that to your advantage.
Don Jones discusses how database developers are taking the easy road for database security and going with the lowest common denominator instead of taking into account the unique security of each database platform.
Experts offer advice around developing big data consulting services, including building use cases, preparing staff, standing out among competitors and uncovering opportunities.
Chris Frey, vice president of North America commercial channels and SMB at Lenovo, discusses the company's business growth in North America and the competition in the enterprise space.
In this channel news roundup, CMR launches a tool for managing vendor-provided marketing funds; Ingram Micro expands its ProAV/Digital Signage portfolio; and more.