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In order to ensure successful App-V deployment and get the most out of application virtualization, users should study up on App-V’s server and client-side components.
Application virtualization improves centralized control of complex applications without endpoint installation and management hassles.
With the advent of NFV, IT managers are finding new ways to improve data center networking.
The acquisition of automation platform Ansible and a partnership to run its services on Microsoft Azure highlight a busy month of bolstering for the Red Hat cloud strategy.
Before giving IT the green light for a private cloud migration, organizations should take a good look at their existing data center environment.
Since private cloud and virtualization can offer similar benefits, enterprises should carefully justify private cloud use before planning a migration.
Is there a way to gain access to multiple users' calendars from the Exchange Management Console in Exchange 2010?
Upgrading to AD Connect comes with the decision to deploy an Express or Custom installation. Before planning the sync, consider what you need from your new deployment.
Microsoft intends to implement a cloud first strategy in which new features debut in the cloud yet on-premises deployments remain important. Has it succeeded?
With PolyBase, when you use SQL Server 2016 as your data source, you have easy access to Hadoop and Azure Blob Storage data from whatever environment you're working in.
DBCC CHECKDB, a long-awaited feature for SQL Server Analysis Services, provides the ability to perform database consistency checks against tabular and multidimensional databases.
Microsoft announced that it had enabled an auditing feature for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse. The new feature has many benefits, but storing audit logs won't be free.
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.
You don’t always need users’ passwords to fix problems with Windows desktops. If the computer is domain-joined, you can use any account.
Microsoft keeps a spreadsheet of all the Group Policy settings for the Windows OS, and you can filter it to see which ones are new in Windows 10.
Windows 10 has the same migration issues as any OS, but adds privacy problems and might not deliver the type of value IT shops are looking for.
We surveyed about 500 IT and business professionals on why they use desktop virtualization, and more than half of them listed the same four reasons. Find out those results and more with this infographic.
Persistent virtual desktops might be more like physical PCs, but nonpersistent desktops are easier to manage, because they run from one golden image and don't require as much storage.
Although there are several newer tools available, Microsoft roaming profiles is a simple and time-tested way to manage a user's profile across physical and virtual desktop environments.