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Windows Server 2003's Death Is Fast Approaching

Don't expect Microsoft to help you keep the aged server OS secure after July 14, 2015.

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.

5 System Center IT Integration Case Studies

Here's some examples of how to get the most out of System Center in your environment.

PowerShell vs. Configuration Manager: Evolve or Die

Will Configuration Manager slowly disappear into obsolete or will it change with the times? The answer could still go either way.

DSC and PowerShell's OneGet: The Future of Configuration Manager?

This combination may end up being the command-line replacement for System Center Configuration Manager.

vCenter Orchestrator: An Easily Missed Diamond in the Rough

Many don't even know that their VMware vCenter Server license comes with an incredibly powerful automation tool for admins.

How To Troubleshoot with the RDS Connection Quality Indicator

Here's how to take advantage of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) 8.0's new Connection Info notification in the Remote Desktop Client.

Citrix Products Evolve, but Name Changes Obscure Unification

It's done it again. Citrix Systems, the company of two dozen products and 200 names, has announced yet another honorific for its flagship solution, Citrix XenApp 7.5.

Upgrading Windows XP-Based PCs Is Like Replacing an Aging Bridge

The widespread popularity and pervasiveness of Windows XP for means IT shops looking to upgrade before the end of support has a daunting task in front of them.

TechNet's Dead: Time for IT To Move On

Instead of lamenting over the loss of the subscription service, Microsoft IT pros should focus on making software development easier in a post-TechNet world.

4 Common System Center Installation Mistakes

Even the most experienced System Center pros can fall victim to these common installation goofs.

Windows 8.1 Users: Beware of SkyDrive's Auto Sync

Microsoft's decision to have SkyDrive's auto sync functions enabled as default and the lack of sync customization could lead to major headaches for IT.

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