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Desired State Configuration is a solid choice for administrators who have PowerShell chops. Here's an introduction.
Microsoft issued patches across 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities for April's Patch Tuesday, and rolled out Skype for Business to Office 365 customers.
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
AD FS extranet lockout can protect organizations from denial-of-service and brute-force password attacks.
I just upgraded to Exchange 2010, but Exchange is generating an immense amount of logs. How can I change this so they grow at a more reasonable rate?
Every organization has different needs, but there are five general areas where all admins can improve how well Exchange works.
Treat a hardware demo like you're going on stage. Prepare your script, rehearse like crazy and make sure your material is rock solid.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off some Windows 10 features, including holographic technology, automatic -- and free -- updates, and more Cortana integration.
There are plenty of Windows 8.1 tablets to choose from, but they're not all the same. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen can withstand abuse and has all-day battery life.
Not all public cloud providers are created equal. So how can I tell if my provider sets me up for hybrid cloud success?
Microsoft's hybrid focus is boosting Azure adoption within Windows shops. But not all Azure customers are using the cloud platform to its fullest.
HP knows its cloud services won't beat AWS, Google and Azure, but its hardware can play an important role in the cloud.
Optimizing online analytical processing performance is critical. Fortunately, tools are available to help monitor and improve how OLAP cubes perform.
If SQL Server appliances are on your radar, you have options, but the price tag is high. Do your homework before buying. Here are the current offerings.
Support for early versions of SQL Server has ended. But rather than upgrade to SQL Server 2014, companies are turning to SQL Server 2012. Here is why.
This week in the IT channel, Security Mentor unveiled a partner program for its IT security awareness training; Unidesk bolstered its channel program; and more.
Channel partners weigh in on the state of the security landscape, which recent reports have revealed is troubled by deficient security plans and practices.
In this Q&A, Salesforce channel chiefs Tyler Prince and Neeracha Taychakhoonavudh reveal the vendor's strategy for growing its consultants/system integrator channel.