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Q&A with Jeffrey Hicks: The PowerShell 7 Era Is Here

Even if your PowerShell IQ is somewhat lacking, there's never been a better time to jump in to the powerful automation tool.

Civo Offers Simplicity To Take on the Big Three Cloud Services Providers

Civo CEO and cofounder Mark Boost recently shared his views on the current state of cloud services, including vendor lock-in and the complexity that inevitably brings problems.

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Managing Multicloud Environments Amid the Cloud Boom

From cloud security to multicloud management, this IT industry expert provides great insights into where the cloud is and where it's headed.

Q&A with Nestori Syynimaa: Don't Neglect On-Prem Security

Cloud security in a growing work-from-home landscape should not be IT's only focus.

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Q&A with Sami Laiho on Implementing Privileged Access Workstations

A Windows security expert explains why PAW should be the default setup for all organizations -- and why IT pros neglect it at their peril.

Q&A with Derek Melber on the Horrors of Active Directory Security

Your Active Directory isn't secure. Learn what to do to protect your users and be ready for the next attack.

Q&A with Jan Ketil Skanke on Going Passwordless

As the IT landscape continues to transform with the newest cloud tech and services, why are you still relying on unsecure passwords?

Q&A with Panu Saukko on Managing Windows

A Windows management expert explains how much automation is too much, and why one of the most useful features in Microsoft Intune is so hard to get hold of.

The FIDO Impetus to Passwordless Authentications

The time is ripe for organizations to implement "phishing-resistant multifactor authentication" via FIDO standards, says advocate Andrew Shikiar.

Microsoft Offers Tips for Addressing Human-Operated Ransomware Threats

Microsoft last month offered some general insights on how to secure networks against human-operated ransomware.

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AWS Outage Fallout: What Lessons You Should Learn

A full post-mortem from AWS is still to come, but in the meantime, IT pros should start bolstering their cloud disaster recovery strategies now -- before the next outage.

What Microsoft Is Prioritizing with Azure Updates at Ignite: Multicloud, Security and Storage

Microsoft announced a range of new Azure features at this week's virtual Ignite conference, with several services moving out of public preview and into general availability.

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6 IT Lessons from the Remote-Work Trenches

Insight Enterprises shares what it learned after IT teams responded to the pandemic shift.

Windows 11 Launch Central

Your home for news and views on Microsoft's latest operating system.

Windows 11 Migrations Made Easy with PCmover Tools

PCmover migration products from Laplink Software are currently ready to transfer applications, data and settings over to new Windows 11 PCs.

Exoprise Offers Insight into SaaS Issues Before Things Get Ugly

Founder Jason Lieblich explains how synthetics and real-user monitoring can help software-as-a-service users instantly gauge application performance.

Q&A with Karen Lopez: A Database Designer's Favorite New SQL Server Features

Some SQL Server features are good, some are great -- and some are great only in the right situations and in the right hands. Learn how to spot the difference.

Q&A with Thomas LaRock: The Top 5 Common SQL Server Problems (and How To Fix Them)

A Microsoft data platform MVP on the state of SQL Server today -- how it's evolved in Microsoft's Azure-first word, the best features to emerge in recent years and troubleshooting gotchas.

Q&A with Panu Saukko: The Best Windows 10/11 Tips & Tricks

PCs the world over have been running Windows 10 for years, but there are still a few undiscovered ways that users can take better advantage of the operating system -- as well as its successor.

Q&A with Karinne Bessette: Ransomware Tips for All

A top Veeam technologist shares what critical first steps IT must take during a ransomware attack. Above all else: Don't pay the ransom.