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Mail Protocols, Internet Information Services (IIS), Administration Tools, Licensing, Mailbox Management, Monitoring and Logging, Performance, Scripts and Programming, User Settings, Active Directory, Calendar and Contact Management
.OST Files, .PST Files, Backup Microsoft Exchange Server, Clustering, Database Management, Defragmentation, Email Archiving, Hardware Management, Information Store, Public Folders, Storage Management, Replication and Synchronization, Transaction Logs
Spam and virus protection, Email Compliance, Email Encryption, Email Policy Management, ISA Server and Firewalls, Password Management, Microsoft Exchange Server Permissions, Phishing and Email Fraud Protection, User Authentication for Outlook and OWA, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Compliance Management, Compliance tools
Constant threats from spam, phishing, and viruses and the increase in email compliance and e-discovery requirements mean messaging administrators need to be well-versed on a variety of email security issues. Discover tools, tips and tutorials that will help secure and protect email in a Microsoft Exchange Server environment. You'll learn how to configure policies and encyption, set up a VPN or firewall, manage user passwords and permissions, and more.
Offloaded data transfers include a number of hardware and software requirements, but they can support virtualization.
When you enable ODX file transfers, consider the necessary support to make them happen as well as taking baselines.
Learn more about this storage system option, which can speed up data transfers and simplify computing overhead.
There are good reasons to migrate to Windows 8, but a few Windows 8 drawbacks could be deal-breakers for some who might want to wait for Windows 9.
Despite the end of Microsoft's Windows XP support, many IT shops are sticking with the OS, and there are third-party options for security support.
Are the supposed Windows 8 benefits enough to justify a migration? Our expert takes a look at potentially useful Windows 8 features.
Google will throw down the gauntlet for Amazon Web Services this year with new two new features in Google Compute Engine, industry sources said.
VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service ramps up with more to come, as the company seeks to integrate private and public clouds for enterprise workloads.
A new Cloud Foundry foundation provokes debate about the fate of OpenStack-based PaaS efforts.
Just because you're an SQL Server shop doesn't mean you can't explore the cloud. Check out these five Azure alternatives to see what's out there.
Quintillion runs SQL Servers on VMs, and PernixData gave them a way out of the storage bottleneck, bringing their data closer to the database.
AlwaysOn Availability Groups gets improvements in SQL Server 2014, from clustering to the cloud.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.