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By Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Jun 21, 2016

How does Windows Nano Server differ from Windows Server Core?

After Windows Server Core failed to catch on, Microsoft may convince administrators with its next attempt for a more VM- and cloud-friendly Windows Server deployment. Continue Reading


By Rich Castagna News Jun 06, 2016

Servers and storage become inextricably linked

The rise of flash storage and convergence technologies makes it tougher to see storage and servers as separate entities in a software-defined world. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Manage May 23, 2016

How is Windows Nano Server managed?

Microsoft Nano Server sheds the traditional Windows Server GUI which means some administrators will need to adapt to adopt this deployment model. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Jul 21, 2016

Three interface options for remote server monitoring, management

Remote server management interfaces, such as IPMI, iDRAC and iLO, give data center admins a central location to monitor fan speeds, power supply status, temperature and more. Continue Reading


By Tayla Holman Problem Solve May 16, 2016

Exchange Server best practices for administrators

Exchange Server errors are an unfortunate but often unavoidable reality for administrators. These tips will help Exchange admins maintain the security and health of their servers. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Problem Solve Jul 11, 2016

Responding to your first host server crash

Though the benefits of virtualization outweigh the risks, a host server crash is extremely visible and causes concern with management. Be prepared to respond with efficiency. Continue Reading


By Rick Heiges Manage Jul 06, 2016

When to start sweating the small stuff for SQL Server upgrades

Not all SQL Server upgrades are created equal and not all require the same level of effort. Learn when to go all out and when to conserve your energy by classifying your upgrades. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Jul 01, 2016

Upgrade to Windows Server 2016 or consider other options?

As the release date for Windows Server 2016 draws near, will your organization decide to upgrade or go another route? Continue Reading


By Tayla Holman Get Started Apr 26, 2016

Words to go: Exchange Server architecture

Microsoft's Exchange team released its recommendations for the preferred architecture for Exchange 2013 and 2016. Here are some terms Exchange architects should know. Continue Reading


By Robert Gates News Jun 17, 2016

HPE turns to Docker Engine to fuel server sales

HPE has found a data center friend in Docker to ease container entry into the enterprise, but right now, it's a step too far for some IT shops. Continue Reading