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By Greg Stuart ⋅ April 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Save yourself some headaches by learning how to join your ESXi host to a Windows domain, and you’ll be able to log in with your Active Directory credentials. This tutorial dissects the complex process of hardening your ESXi host.
By Lynn Greiner ⋅ April 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
With minimal Windows XP support ending next year, it’s time to migrate to another OS. Which one should you choose? We compare the options available and give you tips to help you transition out of XP.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ April 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Over time PowerShell has improved the experience of managing tasks in the command line. Look at PowerShell over the years to see how scripting evolved.
By Chris Magiet ⋅ April 11, 2013 ⋅ 55:06 ⋅ Post a comment
Don’t let Windows 8 frustrate you anymore. These 10 exciting features will make any IT pro happy to use Windows 8 for streamlined administration. Watch certification author Tony Northrupp demonstrate how the improved tools in Windows 8 can actually help you as an admin or power user.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ April 3, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Following the announcement that Windows Home Server is only available until December 31, 2013, people who want their own home servers have been looking for alternatives. How does Amahi, a free, open-source option, stack up? Find out!
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ March 15, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
A new OS has hit the scene. We discuss the potential for Ubuntu and how it could potentially shake up the competition with its late 2013 release.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ February 14, 2013 ⋅ One comment
TrainSignal talks to security experts about the significance of the new executive order, and we break down the basics for what IT pros should know about how it will affect their jobs.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ February 14, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Microsoft definitely kept the small business in mind in rolling out Server 2012. The platform works kind of like Small Business Server (SBS) in previous iterations of the platform, but now it’s simply Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Now that so many small businesses are using cloud services for similar reasons as their corporate counterparts, Server 2012 Essentials is very appealing to the budget-conscious SME that demands quality.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 30, 2013 ⋅ One comment
An industry-wide transition to Server 2012 can seem like the most and least interesting story of the year because so much of the platform is affecting each of Microsoft’s product silos across the board. From Office and Exchange to SQL, enterprises are facing different challenges.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 23, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
Find out if your business can use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, known as EC2, and how it compares to other big name services like Google and Microsoft. The pricing makes the platform very attractive, but are the features in the system enough to set it apart?
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ January 21, 2013 ⋅ 4 comments
IT certification can be complicated. This guide will help you understand the differences between the certification paths, why you should get certified, and which exams to take first.
By Dana Gagnon ⋅ January 16, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
If you’re a fan of Live Mesh and received an email from Microsoft this week about it going away, don’t panic: SkyDrive should serve your needs just fine. We explain the key differences and improvements.
By Marco Shaw ⋅ January 3, 2013 ⋅ Post a comment
System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 has finally arrived! Although currently available only for Microsoft TechNet and MSDN subscribers, it should be available in wide release soon. Until then, we preview its fixes and features that support and take advantage of some of the advanced features of Windows Server 2012.
By Michael Gabriel Sumastre ⋅ December 21, 2012 ⋅ Post a comment
There are a crazy number of IT conferences. If you’re new to the field or its conference circuit, it can be hard to narrow down the options to figure out the best ones to attend. Here we’ll highlight the biggest conferences of 2013, looking at ones with high turnout rates last year and the most [...]
By Abhinav Kaiser ⋅ December 21, 2012 ⋅ 7 comments
Which IT skills will help you land a job in IT in 2013? Skills like software development, virtualization and more make our list.
By Bill Kulterman ⋅ November 14, 2012 ⋅ 5 comments
This article dives into the new file explorer in Windows 8 showing some of the cool new shortcuts and options unavailable in the Win 7 version. Bill Kulterman explains the updated Ribbon, Tabs and more as just a few reasons why he’s looking to adopt Windows 8 for good.