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Single Root I/O Virtualization, or SR-IOV, can help reduce latency and increase I/O throughput when enabled for Hyper-V VMs.
A library server will allow you to take advantage of SCVMM's features, but there are several factors to keep in mind when creating one.
When it comes to SCVMM 2012 R2, it does more than just manage virtualization hosts. It plays a key role in managing private cloud infrastructure.
The latest VMware disaster recovery upgrades to vCloud Air could allow customers to seamlessly replicate workloads between cloud and on-premises.
Governance is an important cog in the cloud computing wheel. But enterprises hit a bump in the road when they don't understand each governance level.
IT breaches stir up cloud security concerns. To limit potential issues, enterprises must consider governance needs, tools, providers and more.
Admins have some options if they want to create messages for disabled email accounts to let senders know the address is no longer in use.
Once you know how multi-forest hybrid environments work, finish the setup process for custom domains and Azure AD Sync Services.
Microsoft offers a number of free tools that can help Exchange admins ensure Exchange setups run as smoothly as possible.
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.
Whether you need to remotely reformat a hard drive for security or prepare new network-attached machines, a few utilities can make the job easier.
Microsoft celebrates 30 years of the Windows operating system when it ships Windows 10 this fall. Here's a look at Windows history -- bumps and all.
Windows 10 is not your father's operating system. The OS is a leap forward, with important business features, Cortana for PCs and support for holograms (yes, holograms).
Free app virtualization software might sound great, but it can come with complications, and without features you might need. Ask yourself these six questions before choosing a product.
Thought your high school days were over? Not so fast -- there's a lot the enterprise can learn from a virtual high school about how to deploy VDI technology.
VMware's Soft 3D makes CPU emulate a GPU so workers who have minimal graphics needs on their virtual desktops can still get the performance they want and need.