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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.
In Windows 10, users can change their authentication method, tweak the Start menu, choose their default save locations and more. Here's how.
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.
Battling for its life against bigger cloud players, CenturyLink is repositioning to appeal to IT shops trying to manage a growing number of public and private cloud resources.
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.
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.
EMC Federation company Virtustream has opened the door to more public sector business through a partnership with Carahsoft Technology; more IT channel news from the week.
As cloud computing becomes ubiquitous among professional services firms, vendors like iManage look to meet their business-specific demands.
Partnering with your fellow IT service providers can help expand the services you offer clients without incurring the cost of hiring and retaining talent.