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Google's support of Windows Server mutually benefits both companies' platforms, but it may not be enough for a Microsoft shop.
When it comes to a move off of Windows Server 2003, know your migration risks with proper research, planning and management.
Microsoft's last set of security fixes for the year brought critical fixes for Microsoft Office, VBScript and Internet Explorer.
Preparing for an Office 365 migration can be overwhelming. Exchange admins should break the process into five manageable stages.
No single product has every feature a company needs. Third-party spam and archiving tools can fill the gaps in Exchange Online and Office 365 features.
Our company has users who reside outside the local area network. What's the best way to grant those users access to Outlook Web App?
Admins considering open source alternatives to Microsoft desktops should know what an alternative OS, office suite or graphics editor can do.
The MDOP 2014 suite includes changes in tools for remotely managing and restoring Windows, as well as new BitLocker Group Policy settings.
The Windows 8 registry is a key component of the OS that admins can use to disable background checks and other activities to make systems run faster.
As cloud evolves, new applications such as big data analytics and HPC enter the fray. What do these new apps mean for cloud's future and performance?
Artificial intelligence has grown in popularity with smart agents such as Apple's Siri. With the right planning, intelligent agents in the cloud top IT's wish list.
Cloud computing is the popular kid in IT, but security concerns keep it from being invited to enterprise parties. Help IT teams warm up to the new kid with these top security tips.
Having enough memory is critical to SQL Server's performance. To ensure optimum SQL Server performance, you need to monitor SQL Server memory usage regularly. This article describes built-in tools that can make the job easier.
Many DBAs have to work more and more nights and weekends to fulfill zero-downtime demands. But tools for monitoring and managing SQL Server might free up some of that time.
Energy company Enbridge Inc. is in the process of virtualizing all of its servers to increase flexibility and cut costs. Not everyone is happy with this new direction.
As 2014 wraps up, take a look back at the important events and developments in the IT channel. Industry experts weigh in on the big vendor moves, partners' bumpy transitions to a cloud business model and more.
This week, N-able by SolarWinds unveiled a new backup offering for managed services providers; CompTIA added IT Fundamentals to its CertMaster portfolio; more news.
Channel partners with experience in software-defined data centers have a good opportunity to build integration services and consulting work around the VMware NSX architecture.