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Looking to buy a virtualization management tool? Expert Brien Posey details what criteria to consider so you choose the most effective product for your company.
Microsoft won't include App Controller and Server App-V via VMM in its System Center 2016 suite, so organizations might need to modify their WAP environment management practices.
The information technology industry is an innovative and exciting place, but also highly competitive. Learn what it takes to become a gainfully employed IT expert with these tips.
Your cloud storage could be costing you more than it should. Follow these five steps to identify and eliminate any unnecessary cloud storage fees.
Subscriptions are not as black and white as they seem. Review the concepts, roles and challenges involved when planning and managing subscriptions for Azure.
Multicloud deployments create new IT challenges. Consider infrastructure as code to streamline the app development and management process across multiple cloud platforms.
Advanced Threat Analytics uses self-learning algorithms to compare normal user behavior to what is currently happening in an Exchange environment.
My users can send email messages from Exchange Server, but cannot receive messages from external senders. How can I resolve these inbound mail flow issues?
Exchange administrators can use PowerShell to manage Office 365 compliance, e-discovery and data loss prevention.
As Azure SQL Data Warehouse reaches general availability, it brings massively parallel processing to a wider audience, and augers more competition in the cloud data space.
SQL Server 2016 adds ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION to its new T-SQL statements. The statement lets DBAs control database configuration at the level of a single database.
Not all SQL Server upgrades are created equal and not all require the same level of effort. Learn when to go all out and when to conserve your energy by classifying your upgrades.
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.
Booting to Safe Mode isn't the same process in Windows 10 as it was in older versions of the operating system.
Microsoft stopped supporting Internet Explorer prior to version 11, but the web browser is still present in many organizations. IT must come up with a plan for browser security.
Wi-Fi Sense is a feature in Windows 10 that lets users share network passwords with their contacts. Disable the feature to stop unauthorized users from accessing the corporate Wi-Fi.
Picking the right endpoint for a VDI deployment is important. Organizations can turn to Google Chromebox devices to save money and simplify management.
VDI shops don't need to install applications within virtual desktops for apps to interact with the host operating system. Instead, they can deliver and manage applications separately using app layering.
It's straightforward to evaluate the price of purchasing hyper-converged infrastructure, but IT also needs to consider factors such as ease of deployment and management into the total cost of ownership.