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When it comes to hypervisor configurations, setting up the management network can often be overlooked. The key to it is the number of network adaptors.
A hyperconverged infrastructure has some obvious advantages for virtual data centers, but it may not be a fit for every business.
NSX networking virtualization was one of the most talked about subjects in 2014, along with software-defined data centers and hyper-converged infrastructures. Here are the top virtualization tips of 2014.
Security is a major concern for every enterprise storing data in the cloud. What are the best methods to keep our data safe and secure in the cloud?
Docker containers don't lack IT support. But drawbacks, such as its Linux dependency, make its place in the cloud picture unclear.
The cloud storage management umbrella covers a variety of areas -- from controls to migration. How can your team manage cloud data effectively?
As 2014 draws to a close, we look back at the most popular tips and features that that readers clamored to access again and again.
We look back at five Exchange Server news stories that made the biggest impact with readers this year.
Preparing for an Office 365 migration can be overwhelming. Exchange admins should break the process into five manageable stages.
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.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
In 2014, Microsoft improved OS security with Windows 8.1 and set a deadline for Windows 7 support. See our most popular Windows troubleshooting articles.
Our latest article on using the Windows registry to improve Windows 8 performance looks at disk access and shutting down Windows Store apps
Synchronous Group Policy processing can slow Windows 8.1 startup for devices on the network, so enable caching in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Desktop as a service, GPU and application publishing dominated virtualization news in 2014. Take a look back and catch up on what happened with Microsoft, Citrix and VMware.
DaaS has appeal, but that doesn't mean it works for everyone. If you have bandwidth limitations or workers would suffer from poor performance, it might not be right for you.
Early quotes for Windows' new per-user Software Assurance licensing could save significant money for IT shops doing VDI.