More in Storage

  • Aug 31, 2012

    Using Personal File-Sharing Sites for Corporate Data 2

    A few weeks ago, Dropbox made the kind of headlines no cloud service wants due to a security breach and compromised customer data. This event put the spotlight on the security of personal file-sharing sites, particularly if they're being used to share business data. Employees have many reasons for using sites such as Dropbox, Microsoft SkyDrive, or Google Drive, which is why it's necessary for IT departments to be aware of the security liabilities and how they can alleviate the problem -- at least as much as possible....More
  • Aug 16, 2012

    Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 SP2 RU4 Address Compliance Issues

    IT pros usually don't enjoy applying updates and fixes to existing software because of the chance that such "fixes" could introduce new problems. (We've all seen it happen.) So when those updates come with welcome new features, it makes the process just a little sweeter, and could even get IT shops to fast-track the implementation. Such is the case with Update Rollup 4 (RU4) for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 because of the new support for retention policies on Calendar and Tasks. In versions of Exchange 2010 prior to RU4, you can't apply retention tags or policies either to individual calendar or task items or to the main Calendar folder or Tasks folder. So, businesses with particularly stringent retention needs for compliance might be running into trouble relying only on Exchange's built-in features. Of course, third-party vendors that provide e-discovery or compliance solutions will tell you that Exchange 2010's retention and compliance features are limited even in the best of cases. Nonetheless, the calendar and tasks update in RU4 is certainly being met with approval; many Exchange users have clearly been waiting for this feature....More
NEW: Microsoft Hyper-V Master Class with John Savill

A new Master Class with John Savill! Get 12 hours of detailed instruction covering all the key aspects of a Hyper-V based virtualization environment.

During this training attendees will learn how to:

-- Architect a Hyper-V based virtualization solution.
-- Migrate from physical and other virtualization environments.
-- Implement a private cloud solution.

Thursdays, April 17th through May 8th

Upcoming Training

Deploying Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 with System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Wednesday, April 23rd @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm ET

In a single day you will learn to deploy Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and MDT 2013. Johan Arwidmark guides you through the entire build process. You will learn about reference images, deployment of images, drivers injection, adding updates and applications and a great deal of real-world tips and tricks.

Enroll by April 29th and SAVE 15%
View All Online Training

IT/Dev Connections

Register now to get the best rates available!

Current Issue

April 2014 - The architectural components related to Hyper-V networking in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 can be confusing. Walk through all the VMM networking architectural components and how to use them.


Windows Forums

The Windows IT Pro forums are moving to! Get answers to questions, share tips, and engage with the IT professional community.

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×