Each month our team of expert editors addresses the changing role of IT by helping savvy technology professionals navigate both the technical and cultural challenges wrought by vendor-hype, user-demands, and technology requirements.DOWNLOAD THIS MONTH’S E-ZINE ISSUE NOW!
With Windows Server 2003 nearing its end of life, it's time to start preparing to migrate to a new server. Here's how to get started.
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
System Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials can trigger alerts via email. Here's how to enable them.
Customized claim rules can be an important way to help your organization handle and enforce its Office 365 access policies.
A test lab isn't any good unless you know what to include. This checklist gives you the basics any admin should know to set up a test environment.
Seemingly perfect patches can cripple Exchange setups in production, but test labs can help you catch problems before they occur.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is good for mobile users and runs enterprise-grade apps, but its light weight and processor capacity pose some limits.
Tools such as Synaptic Package Manager provide a GUI for installing and maintaining the many Linux programs suitable for enterprise use.
Tools are now available to IT for a remote wipe of user-owned laptops. But set clear BYOD security policies and inform users.
Google Autoscaling gives IaaS customers better control and more use cases as the public cloud vendor inches toward product parity with the competition.
Microsoft’s slow response to the recent Azure outage left some users wondering if they should entrust critical business data to the cloud environment.
In this Q&A, Docker CEO Ben Golub discusses integration with AWS and future development of the hugely popular container technology.
Energy company Enbridge Inc. is in the process of virtualizing all of its servers to increase flexibility and cut costs. Not everyone is happy with this new direction.
Microsoft previewed a cloud database update and highlighted three new analytics applications at PASS 2014, reflecting its idea of using data to 'understand the past, analyze the present and predict the future.
Robert Sheldon explains the business continuity features added to SQL Azure, including automatic backup, self-service restore, manual copy, and export and geo-replication. These features are meant to keep the data available, even when the system fails.
Find out why business assessments are the key to sales proposals for IT services, according to sales coach Gil Cargill.
Partners in the WebRTC market report growing opportunities to provide services and resell WebRTC-based products. Experts say the channel community needs more education on the emerging technology.
This week, Ingram Micro introduced new offerings to the 'Fly Higher' Cisco partner enablement program; SkyKick launched an Office 365 migration tool for partners; and more.