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November 13, 2019
Expect Microsoft to continue its cloud push at its annual conference for IT pros to get more organizations moving to Azure and its Office 365 collaboration platform.
November 05, 2019
The hybrid cloud offering, announced this week at Ignite, will let users manage across multi-cloud, on-premises and edge environments -- but is it relevant? Customers weigh in.
July 19, 2019
Updates to Enzoic for Active Directory include NIST-compliant Continuous Password Protection, checking passwords against a live database of common or vulnerable passwords.
May 08, 2019
Here's a look at three of the Azure-related projects developers got a glimpse of at Build, including a new open source project.
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Virtualization improves hardware use, but the pendulum can swing the other way and result in an overallocation of resources. Here's how to maintain the balance. Continue Reading
Production servers aren't the place to experiment with Microsoft's Hyper-V technology. This guide helps you build a lab tailored for a nested virtualization environment. Continue Reading
Use Hyper-V roles to limit users to predefined levels of access. By creating security groups and managing them with PowerShell, you can implement role-based security at scale. Continue Reading