Tutorials

  • How to use SANless clusters to protect SQL in the cloud

    Adding SANless clustering software to your Windows Server Failover Clustering environment makes it possible to synchronize storage among physical, virtual and cloud servers

    18 Nov. 15 18:22 Written by By David Bermingham, Technical Evangelist, SIOS Technology
  • 4 ways bimodal IT accelerates innovation

    Dividing your team into two groups, an approach conceived by Gartner, represents an opportunity for a real step forward

    17 Nov. 15 21:14 Written by By Craig Hurley, Vice President of Product Management, Cosentry
  • How to solve today’s top three virtual environment challenges

    The issues tend to fall into three main areas: virtual machine (VM) sprawl, capacity planning and change management. Here’s a deeper look at the problems and what you can do to address them

    13 Nov. 15 23:07 Written by By Kong Yang, Head Geek, SolarWinds
  • Five steps to optimize your firewall configuration

    95% of all firewall breaches are caused by misconfiguration. Here's how to address the core problems

    04 Sept. 15 00:40 Written by By Kyle Wickert, Lead Solution Architect of Product & Deployment, AlgoSec
  • 4 overblown Windows 10 worries

    There are a lot of alarms going off about Windows 10's effect on your security and privacy. We look at the four top concerns to find out whether they're true or not, and tell you what you can do about them.

    25 Aug. 15 13:30 Written by Preston Gralla
  • Securing the enterprise digital footprint

    You need to continuously discover unknown digital assets, maintain an inventory of these assets, monitor for threats and engage to remediate risks as they appear

    24 Aug. 15 17:39 Written by By Elias Manousos, CEO, RiskIQ
  • Bloatware: What it is and how to get rid of it

    Many Windows PCs are sold laden with unnecessary -- or even harmful -- software. We look at what you might find on your new system and how to get rid of it.

    21 Aug. 15 13:30 Written by Preston Gralla
  • How to embrace open source tools in the enterprise

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

    14 Aug. 15 04:18 Written by Bernard Golden
  • Video how-to: Speed up R with C++ and Rcpp

    Sometimes when using R, you'll want more speed than base R can offer. That's why some advanced R users combine R and C++ -- and there's a package that makes it easy for you do so, too.

    07 Aug. 15 23:36 Written by By Jared Lander
  • Everything you need to know about Windows 10

    Windows 10 has been one of the most anticipated Windows releases in Microsoft history -- especially given the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2948467/emerging-technology/good-riddance-windows-8.html">issues with Windows 8</a>, the result of Microsoft's decision to build an operating system that works on both touch and non-touch systems.

    31 July 15 20:35 Written by Preston Gralla
  • Word 2013 cheat sheet

    The buzz today may be all about Office 2016 for Windows, which is due to be released this fall, but many business users are still getting acquainted with Office 2013 and will continue to use it for some time. Use this Word 2013 cheat sheet to help take advantage of all it has to offer.

    01 July 15 01:42 Written by Preston Gralla
  • 5 steps to transform support services

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    06 June 15 07:08 Written by By Michael Runda, Senior Vice President and President, Avaya Client Services
  • 7 Habits of the Effective Network Manager

    Years of observing hundreds of network managers has revealed 7 habits that differentiate the effective network manager from the others. In this white paper, we will identify those 7 habits and discuss how these habits contribute to providing a well performing and reliable network. When problems do occur, these problems can be resolved in a timely manner, reducing the impact on the business, while at the same time, maintaining the credibility of the networking department.

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