Synchronous Group Policy processing can slow Windows 8.1 startup for devices on the network, so enable caching in Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
Admins considering open source alternatives to Microsoft desktops should know what an alternative OS, office suite or graphics editor can do.
The MDOP 2014 suite includes changes in tools for remotely managing and restoring Windows, as well as new BitLocker Group Policy settings.
A former CIO and author lays out the blueprint for how to disrupt old-school IT.
The FBI pointed to North Korea as the culprit behind the Sony Pictures security breach, and reports hint the foreign government may have gotten inside help. Also on Searchlight: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's flawed attempts to channel Steve Jobs; Samsung takes on Apple Pay.
In this SearchCIO Startup Spotlight video, we ask Paydiant's Chris Gardner about how its mobile wallet technology works and about the biggest issue with mobile pay -- security.
Desktop as a service, GPU and application publishing dominated virtualization news in 2014. Take a look back and catch up on what happened with Microsoft, Citrix and VMware.
DaaS has appeal, but that doesn't mean it works for everyone. If you have bandwidth limitations or workers would suffer from poor performance, it might not be right for you.
Early quotes for Windows' new per-user Software Assurance licensing could save significant money for IT shops doing VDI.
SN blogs: Big data software companies require a lot of hand-holding before projects can become lucrative; what is Cisco doing with storage?
451 Research Chief Analyst Eric Hanselman discusses the trends he sees for data center operations in the next 12 months.
Outgoing TechTarget News Director Shamus McGillicuddy reflects on his time covering the networking industry.
Which tips, tutorials and opinion pieces on VMware caught the eye of many of our visitors? Our top 10 list for 2014 makes it easy to consume them all in one place.
As VMware gains traction outside of the server virtualization space, what are some of the coming attractions that have IT professionals excited?
Many vSphere administrators can help themselves by checking over a few key areas that are frequently misconfigured.
Check Point has uncovered a widespread home router security vulnerability, dubbed Misfortune Cookie, that could allow attackers to gain control over millions of devices.
The investigative U.S. government agency said it found overlap between the malware and infrastructure used in the Sony Pictures hack and other North Korean operations.
News roundup: As it copes with a devastating, unprecedented cyberattack, Sony Pictures' future as a company could be on the line. Plus: "Operation Cleaver"; labeling HTTP websites "insecure"; and a surge in phishing with malicious links.
Up-front costs of a CRM system can be daunting at first, but the long-term benefits can justify the expenses -- if companies do their homework first.
Government regulations encourage healthcare providers to maintain information silos, hobbling the data analysis that could improve business processes and patient care.
Without high-quality data, building customer relationships is a constant struggle. Companies need to clean up messy databases and establish connections based on complete, up-to-date information -- or risk losing business.