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The Security Configuration Wizard can help organizations secure servers, but admins should be cautious when converting security policies into group policy objects.
After Windows Server Core failed to catch on, Microsoft may convince administrators with its next attempt for a more VM- and cloud-friendly Windows Server deployment.
Patch Tuesday usually relieves sys admins' headaches but the June edition handed out a few, as a patch designed to improve security for Group Policy actually took it away.
Your Exchange environment is a key component in your organization's communication platform, so shouldn't protecting it get the highest priority?
While allowing end users to access Exchange from multiple devices usually won't affect the server, it can quickly drive up licensing costs and help desk calls.
Going to the cloud can alleviate a lot of mundane duties, but there are still common tasks required for managing Office 365.
Microsoft's new Ready for Windows website aims to help businesses migrate to the new operating system by listing applications that are compatible with Windows 10.
The PC has long been the top dog in the enterprise, but new, inexpensive devices such as the Raspberry Pi and Google's Chromebook could threaten its title.
With its built-in hyper-threading, overclocking and DDR4 RAM, among other new features, Intel's Skylake processor microarchitecture can improve a company's processing power.
Shuttering Dell Cloud Manager, an early piece of Dell's move to trusted advisor in public cloud, underscores that the multicloud market has been more hype than reality -- at least so far.
Not satisfied with the standard instance types from your public cloud provider? Consider customizing your own to cut down on costs and unneeded resources.
Sharing is great, but can do a number on private cloud storage performance. Consider new SSD and networking options to get the speed you need.
TRUNCATE TABLE and DELETE are T-SQL statements with similar functions, but that doesn't make them interchangeable. They operate differently and use different amounts of SQL Server resources.
With SQL Server 2016, tempdb will get enhancements to help speed up applications. Find out about the changes and learn how to properly configure tempdb in SQL Server 2016.
SQL Server on Linux didn't come out of nowhere. The database's roots are in Unix, and Microsoft has been making a concerted effort to be less Windows-centric overall.
MapR Technologies is looking to build partnerships around its Converged Data Platform technology; more IT channel news from the week.
As the future of Dell Technologies' business takes shape, Cheryl Cook reported that Dell's channel initiatives and share-gain aspirations are gaining momentum.
MSP companies must keep an eye on the role of human error and mistakes -- as well as targeted attacks -- as they formulate their security strategies.