By Lafe LowA collaborative platform such as SharePoint is all about sharing, but that sharing must be regulated, lest it decline into disarray. As authors Steve Wright and Corey Erkes point out in their recently released book, “Pro SharePoint 2012 Governance” (Apress, 2012), the issue of governance becomes a factor simply by virtue of having a handful of users collaborating with SharePoint.
Virtualization: Physical vs. Virtual ClustersBy Kai Hwang, Jack Dongarra and Geoffrey FoxDeploying multiple virtual machines into clusters requires some special management and configuration techniques.
Mobile Computing: Be on the Lookout for Mobile MalwareBy Jaime BlascoAn ethical hacker gives his view on the dangers of mobile malware and the steps you can take to protect your mobile workforce.
Microsoft Dynamics CRM: Big Data Drives Gaming Industry CRMBy Niten MalikIn the changing world of casino gaming and hospitality, a flexible, enterprise-wide CRM system helps drive effective marketing.
Windows Server 2008 R2: Get the Most from Server CoreBy Brien M. PoseyServer Core is a basic, no-frills way of maintaining your Windows environment. If you’re not familiar with it yet, you soon will be.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2: Certificates Drive RDS SecurityBy Kristin GriffinCertificates play a huge role in securing connections between Remote Desktop Services hosts and clients.
Virtualization: Create Hyper-V Virtual Machines with Windows PowerShellBy Neil TuckerIf you need to create and configure virtual machines on a regular basis, using Windows PowerShell to do so can speed up the process.
SharePoint 2010: The Purpose of GovernanceBy Steve Wright and Corey ErkesEstablishing an effective and appropriate governance program for a broad-ranging platform like SharePoint is essential.
Virtualization: Dealing with Legacy AppsBy Thomas OlzakThe ability to seamlessly continue to manage legacy applications is one of the many tangible benefits of virtualization technology.
Utility Spotlight:Tweak Your KeyboardBy Lance Whitney
The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator lets you customize the keyboard layout for yourself or any of your users.
Windows PowerShell:Shortcut SyntaxBy Don Jones
There are usually many ways to do the same thing in Windows PowerShell. Find the one that works for you and stick with it.
Toolbox:New Products for IT ProfessionalsBy Greg Steen
This month’s tools cover a variety of file management tasks, from organizing your desktop and unlocking files to copying files from Linux disks.
Windows Confidential:Ship ItBy Raymond Chen
Who gets a "Ship It" award? You need to have contributed to shipping the actual product—otherwise you're just writing code.
Exchange Queue & A:Get the Right MessageBy Henrik Walther
This month, our regular Exchange Queue & A columnist is joined by a guest contributor to resolve your most vexing Exchange issues.
Geek of All Trades:Step-by-Step DirectAccess InstallationBy Greg Shields
Just because you're part of a small business doesn't mean you can't extend your network over the Internet with DirectAccess.