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Considering the purchase of blade servers for your IT department? Aidan Finn argues that blade servers are the wrong choice for today's data center.
Russell Smith shows how to whip up code logic to stop Azure virtual machines in parallel with PowerShell.
Long live TechEd! Microsoft has just announced that it is replacing the TechED conference with a new "Microsoft unified technology event for enterprises."
Our two-part series on SMB 3.0 and SMB Multichannel concludes with a discussion of smart SMB design, SMB Multichannel constraints, and SMB bandwidth limits.
In part two of our series on DNS forwarding, learn how to configure DNS forwarders in Windows Server 2012 R2 using the Windows GUI and the command prompt.
Need to know what a DNS forwarder is? Daniel Petri compares it to root hints, and then offers some best practices on how to use DNS forwarders effectively.
Viva la virtualization! Make the most of it with our top 10 performance vSphere tips by David M. Davis.
Looking for a faster way to navigate the new interface in Windows Server 2012? Check out this helpful list of Windows Server 2012 keyboard commands and
Get Windows 8 working the way you want it to work. Trevor Pott clues you in on how to add a start menu to Windows 8.
While the jury may still be out on Windows 8 in the enterprise, there are plenty of useful features in Windows Server 2012 for IT admins.
Learn your options for limiting User Account Control (UAC) notifications and/or turning them off completely in Windows 7 in this article by MVP Daniel Petri.