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Beacons in business: 8 ways to leverage location services

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First look: Microsoft Azure Active Directory Domain Services puts it all in the cloud

Here's a look at some of the ins and outs of a cloud-based method for making sure your apps have full Active Directory services -- and then some

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Is it opposite day? Microsoft has a new Linux distro

But hold your horses -- Azure Cloud Switch is a custom version of Linux designed for running switches in Microsoft's own data center

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Beacons are harder to deploy than you think

The contextual technology has great promise for all sorts of businesses, but a rollout can be very complex


Hey, stop messing with my command line

Maintaining consistency in interfaces across versions isn't easy, but it's crucial to an admin's sanity

Five network trends challenging the enterprise

Enterprises need to continually evolve the network as deployment of cloud computing, big data, and mega-scale data centers accelerate

How network virtualization is used as a security tool

As VMware sells its network virtualization software, it's finding that security is a big driver for adoption

Meet Cobol's hard-core fans

These folks won't migrate, but the reason probably isn't what you're thinking

Are you experienced? Not for this IT job

Good luck to the IT manager and assistant separating fact from fiction as they try to fill a networking position

The Azure-Active Directory connection just got easier

Microsoft releases AAD Connect, a new wizard-driven tool to help ease the connection

Step-by-step guide to documenting your network

Network documentation isn't sexy, but it's a vital component of keeping your network safe and secure

Infoblox eases private cloud network management

Infoblox is offering an appliance-based solution to automate network address provisioning in private clouds

Tools are the biggest barrier to IT-driven medical care

Cleveland Clinic CIO puts technology at the heart of patient care

Shhh! Don't tell IT how we send documents around here

Ignoring easier ways to share data, a tech-challenged boss and manager devise an expensive and unnecessary workaround

Why 'innovation management' isn't an oxymoron

To foster innovation, IT leaders must balance blue-sky thinking and practical goals

Life's too short for 'fragile' networks

The solutions to problematic networks are generally simple -- if you know where to look, or whom to ask

Manage app logons and authorizations via the cloud

Both startups and traditional vendors offer access management as a service

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