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July 11, 2014
Windows Server 2003 end of life is a year away, and HP is looking to get partners to move clients to a new Microsoft OS, servers, storage and networking wrapped with HP support services and HP financial services.
May 01, 2014
Administrators stuck on Windows XP, which hit end-of-life in April, were granted a small reprieve when Microsoft released a patch for an IE bug.
April 29, 2014
A review and preview of the latest version of Oracle Solaris, Solaris 11.2.
October 08, 2013
With stiff competition from cloud competitors like Amazon, Microsoft is offering Azure discounts to customers who enter into enterprise agreements.
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TechTarget's annual Windows purchasing intention survey of more than 700 IT professionals reveals a number of key data points for the 2014. Continue Reading
As security changes with each Windows Server release, admins should keep up with the PKI improvements. Continue Reading
With SLES 12, some changes are in store for Linux admins, including a new default file system and bootloader. Here's the lowdown on SUSE's OS roadmap. Continue Reading
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Compared with the Windows XP transition, the migration from Server 2003 may be more laborious and complicated for solution providers. Adding to the challenges, customers' attitudes remain mixed -- despite Microsoft's looming deadline. Continue Reading
The quorum disk and fencing on a Linux high availability cluster let its nodes know when they are operational and shut them off if they are not. Continue Reading
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OpenLDAP is a simple, free, fully functional alternative to Active Directory. Follow these steps to set up OpenLDAP on Linux platforms. Continue Reading
Microsoft's recent pledge of more frequent OS upgrades has enterprises wondering what to make of the new schedule. Take a look at its pros and cons. Continue Reading