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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.
Administrators must grapple with Azure management portal changes as Resource Manager displaces the classic Service Management portal.
Exchange administrators can use PowerShell to manage Office 365 compliance, e-discovery and data loss prevention.
If your organization is considering an Exchange 2016 upgrade, follow these expert tips to make the transition as painless as possible.
When a wayward message doesn't reach its intended mailbox, there are times it takes a combination of tools, log files and troubleshooting techniques to fix an email flow problem.
Booting to Safe Mode isn't the same process in Windows 10 as it was in older versions of the operating system.
Microsoft stopped supporting Internet Explorer prior to version 11, but the web browser is still present in many organizations. IT must come up with a plan for browser security.
Wi-Fi Sense is a feature in Windows 10 that lets users share network passwords with their contacts. Disable the feature to stop unauthorized users from accessing the corporate Wi-Fi.
Data privacy continues to be a hot-button issue on both sides of the Atlantic, with the Privacy Shield agreement and a big win for Microsoft providing some clarity to this still murky issue.
In a hybrid cloud deployment, what are some ways to eliminate I/O bottlenecks that hurt application performance?
No cloud platform is perfect; there is always a risk of an outage or data loss. Consider a multicloud model to ensure redundancy and backup.
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.
NetApp and SolidFire, a flash storage vendor acquired earlier this year, are in the process of integrating their channel programs and partner ecosystems.
Technology vendors are launching or reworking channel program portals, offering partners the ability to register deals, receive training and obtain marketing materials online.
Research from NetEnrich highlighted how service providers can play a role in container technologies; more IT channel news from the week.