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Any business can experience data failure. What matters most is how you prepare for a quick recovery. Azure Site Recovery uses the Microsoft cloud when your data center goes dark.
A month after Microsoft issued updates to protect unsupported Windows systems from the WannaCry ransomware, the company repeats the act to protect these systems from a new threat.
Microsoft positions its Resilient File System to replace the venerable NTFS, and it does increase resiliency and storage, but there are caveats that might limit its adoption.
Exchange administrators dread a slow, complicated move to Office 365. The Express Migration option simplifies the shift with a single dashboard.
Attackers work day and night thinking up new ways to bypass IT security. Educate users on ways to avoid email phishing attacks so you can rest easy.
Administrators can use multifactor authentication to lock down Office 365, but the newer Azure Active Directory PowerShell module that ties services together has some drawbacks.
It might be effective, but Windows Firewall is not the be-all and end-all of security. In some cases, third-party firewalls add the extra layer of protection IT needs.
When users run into Windows 10 update problems, admins must identify the causes, which can include connectivity disruptions and mishaps with the System Reserved partition.
IT faces a tricky situation when it comes to multifactor authentication. Users often disapprove of multiple security layers, but there are some ways to split the difference.
Admins need monitoring tools to keep their fingers on the pulse of a public cloud deployment. Learn how Google Stackdriver stacks up to other tools and how it can apply to AWS as well.
Public cloud management tools have come a long way, but cost containment and governance will be the next big hurdles for cloud admins to jump.
Major public cloud providers have launched new services for IoT and event-driven computing. Learn what these services will mean to your IT team and for the future of cloud.
Do you know everything you need to take advantage of SQL Server 2017's support of Python?
Should you use Server + CAL licensing for SQL Server 2016 or does Per Core licensing offer more bang for your buck? Read our primer and take this quiz to see if you'd choose right.
Establishing SQL Server performance baselines is a crucial first step for cloud migrations, says a University of Notre Dame DBA, who is using database monitoring software to do so.
Organizations battling ransomware attacks or responding to regulatory obligations may be prime candidates for channel partners' cloud-based DR services.
Altaro released a version of its VM backup product for managed services providers; other channel news from the week.
Channel partners have more than ransomware attacks to consider in the cybersecurity field. A newly released report points to a rising tide of DDoS activity.