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Microsoft Publishes Best Practices for Windows Deployments

Microsoft this week published a guideline for IT pros on how to deploy Windows in computing environments large and small.

5 Hyper-V Host Decisions To Make Before Installing

Before making the jump, here are some points to consider.

Microsoft Releases Virtual Machine Converter 3.0

Microsoft's Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC )3.0, made available for download Monday, has brought back the ability to do physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversions.

Microsoft Releases October SharePoint Cumulative Updates

Microsoft released October cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 this week, with lots of caveats.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Audit Capabilities

Microsoft added some auditing and reporting capabilities to its Azure cloud computing service this week.

Windows Intune To Be Called 'Microsoft Intune'

Microsoft plans to rename Windows Intune, calling it "Microsoft Intune" with its next major update release.

How To Use the File Server Resource Manager in Windows Server 2012

This Windows Server 2012 feature makes it easy to set storage quotas and manage file types.

Create a File Share as a Search Content Source in SharePoint 2013

This step-by-step visual guide will get you up and running in no time.

Windows 10 Said To Simplify App Deployments via Improved Store

A recent Microsoft blog post offered some interesting details about Windows 10 before it got pulled.

Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards: The Big Grow Bigger

Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.

Should You Deploy Hyper-V Generation 2 VMs?

While the new features may be tempting, the new Hyper-V VMs' incompatibilities should stop you from jumping on board.

Microsoft's Role in the New Data Culture

As enterprise IT pros face a business imperative to support the management and analysis of Big Data, Microsoft has embraced the call with the latest evolution of SQL Server, support for NoSQL and Hadoop. The changes promise to alter the role of the traditional DBA.

Microsoft Promises Enterprise Perks With Windows 10

Microsoft pitched the business side of Windows 10 today after announcing the upcoming operating system at a San Francisco press event.

Microsoft Releases Final SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack

Microsoft has rolled out another version of SQL Server 2008, dubbed Release 2 Service Pack 3.

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Does your IT team have the competencies it'll need to survive the remainder of this decade?

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