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PowerShell isn't just for Windows Server anymore. Get the basics on PowerShell with Azure and learn some Azure-specific cmdlets.
When it comes to the vital task of disk optimization, proper use of RAID and awareness of workloads can make the difference.
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
Although there are many tools and best practices for password policies across remote offices, it's important to remember the basics for Windows security.
Microsoft has made many changes in its suite, and some desktop admins have made surprising choices after comparing Office 365 vs. Office 2013.
Microsoft has acknowledged that users aren't just tied to desktop OSes, shifting its focus to Office 365 and DaaS rather than its Windows strategy.
Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
Windows Azure carries a reputation of being difficult to manage, but with Microsoft and third parties stepping up with several management tools, it can be difficult to sort through your options.
The increasing need for SQL Server instances is raising costs. Basit Farooq shows you how to control the costs through effective virtualization.
Epworth Healthcare and Vecima Networks are very different companies, but they both chose to use DH2i's DxConsole -- for very different reasons.
Vecima Networks and Epworth HealthCare go through their separate checklists to pick their server application virtualization program -- DxConsole.
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.