Many organizations are slowly phasing out the traditional and clunky IPSec VPN for newer SSL VPNs. Here's the pros and cons.
Why the one size-fits-all approach wouldn't work for you or Microsoft.
Yes, Redmond magazine columnist and Windows author and expert Don Jones uses a Mac -- and not just occasionally. Read on to find out why.
Your clients aren't customers; part of doing your job right will be saying "no."
When considering a new tool for your IT team, taking only the product cost into considering is about the most short-sighted thing you can do.
Want a job in Windows IT? Get your scripting skills down.
Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.
Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.
Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.
While SSDs are currently too expensive for primary SAN storage, that won't be the case in the future.
Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.
From security concerns to whether a product (or vendor) will be around in three years, there's a lot to consider when picking your next tech vendor, esp. in the age of the cloud (and yes, you'll still need on-premise staffing).
Server Core isn't there yet, but now is the time to learn this tool that will be the key managing enterprise Windows in the future
Most likely, it's time to at least consider restructuring your current domain and forest design. With the right planning and tools, migrating to a new structure won't be as painful as you might think.
Being able to equate time to money is one of the most important business skills an IT manager can have. Here's some tips to help you do just that.