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For remote management, a tool that Microsoft offers is HVRemote. It gets away from the kludgy Hyper-V Manager admins try to avoid. It boils down remote management for Hyper-V into just a few commands. It can't get much simpler than that.
Hyper-V offers many features, but when its run on SCVMM 2012 R2, there is more flexibility with what you can do.
Virtualization documentation can swallow up huge chunks of time if you have to retrace your steps. Recording what you do as you do it could save lots of time down the road.
It's important to not only take the big issues into consideration but also remember about small problems to keep a secure virtualization environment.
Amazon Web Services is the clear cloud market leader, but Microsoft Azure and Google have their advantages. Which cloud provider is right for you?
With high hopes for reducing TCO, many enterprises migrate apps to the cloud. But, depending on the app, those cost reductions aren't always in the cards.
Despite its massive potential, the Internet of Things is ushering in new and unique security challenges. But who's responsible for tackling them?
There are six questions admins must ask hosted Exchange vendors to ensure security is as much a priority to them as it is to your enterprise.
Exchange 2013 supports roles across multiple server nodes, but it's still important to balance workloads to prevent strain.
Exchange Online's conditional access features gives organizations tighter control over how they keep end users' devices and information safe.
Kroll Ontrack's new SQL Server database recovery tool was developed from customer feedback. It recovers selected tables instead of the whole database.
Direct-sales food distributor Epicure deployed a new server cluster to keep its websites from being overwhelmed -- and saved money on SQL Server and storage in the process.
Basit Farooq explains the pros and cons of scaling out and scaling up when increasing the workload on the SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
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.
Desktop patch management is subject to its share of myths. Our expert penetrates the fog around waiting on software patching and Windows XP security.
The Windows Command Prompt has been a stable feature for years, but Windows 10 brings some much-needed tweaks to the command prompt window.
If you open a Windows document in Windows Explorer rather than in the Microsoft Word interface, closing it launches File Explorer. The file hasn't moved.
Windows Server 2003 support will come to an end in July, 2015. If you moved your pesky XP apps there, you could have a big migration ahead of you.
Parallels acquired 2X Software to add app publishing, but faces a difficult battle with entrenched virtual desktop vendors Citrix and VMware.
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