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Keeping your hypervisor patched is an obvious step to prevent attacks, but proper VM configuration management is also important to overall security.
From monitoring CPU usage to right-sizing VM allocation, there are a number of precautions administrators can take to prevent overprovisioning.
Master Microsoft's virtualization and hypervisor platform with these five tips to Hyper-V performance tuning.
With Azure Stack, Microsoft looks to help enterprises bridge their private and public clouds. But it's still a work in progress.
From outages to new features, a lot has happened in the cloud market so far in 2016. Test yourself to see if you are up to date.
Network security groups control the lines of communication between network traffic and cloud instances. How do I set them up in AWS or Azure?
Organizations planning an upgrade to Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016 should focus on five areas to avoid trouble.
Exchange Server errors are an unfortunate but often unavoidable reality for administrators. These tips will help Exchange admins maintain the security and health of their servers.
Security concerns are less of an issue for most organizations, but do the costs of using Exchange on premises vs. the Office 365 mail service stack up?
Microsoft wants to make Oracle customers an offer they can't refuse: free SQL Server licensing if they switch over. The question is whether or not the deal is as good as it looks.
SQL Server 2016 is on the launch pad for a June 1 release with a number of notable built-in features along with improvements to some long-neglected capabilities.
Expert Ashish Kumar Mehta shares some of the enhancements to T-SQL ahead in SQL Server 2016. This includes a DROP IF EXISTS option and MAXDOP for DBCC CHECKDB.
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.
If you keep getting driver errors in Windows 10, a video driver could be to blame. Luckily, the problem is easy to troubleshoot.
Your upgrade method, workload and more affect whether the minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 are really enough.
When you can't activate a Windows installation there are two things you should check before you pull out your hair.
Microsoft is finally letting up on its desktop as a service rules. Plus, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp 7.9 come with new features around desktop image management, Microsoft integrations and more.
Workspace delivery and management suites have started cropping up, but IT customers don't see the benefits of locking into one vendor for their entire desktop and app delivery just yet.
As more VDI shops deliver virtual desktops separately from applications, single sign-on provides a way for IT to reduce users' burdens when it comes to multiple logins and remembering passwords.