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July 11, 2013
Microsoft's reorganization may not impact IT in the short term, but questions surround how it will affect the quality of its products and services over time.
August 15, 2012
Microsoft patches addressed vulnerabilities across its Internet Explorer, Exchange and Office applications this Patch Tuesday.
February 01, 2012
A new, lower-cost alternative to Microsoft systems management tools from SolarWinds offers patch management and remote management.
May 17, 2011
Though many IT shops use products from both VMware and Shavlik Technologies, some worry that VMware may not care to keep SCUPdates, a third-party patch tool that extends SCCM.
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Generic routing encapsulation can help Windows Server 2012 R2 admins with performance enhancements. Continue Reading
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In Windows Server 2012, IT pros can prepare for failover scenarios using the newly built-in NIC teaming capability. Continue Reading