December 2010- Planning a Windows 7 Upgrade? Download this paper and learn 7 Tips and Tricks to make the transition seamless and make the most out of your new operating system. Learn things like personalizing your desktop background, utilizing tools like the Windows 7 calculator, smart printing, shake it up, auto arranging your desktop, new right click features, and accessing hidden drives on your computer.
December 2010- Planning a Windows 7 Upgrade? Download this paper and learn 7 Tips and Tricks to make the transition seamless and make the most out of your new operating system. Learn about the help desk feature, virtual sticky notes, adaptive display brightness, notification enhancements, new power switch options, quicker and easier disk burning with .ISO files and the new default location feature that enhances location dependent internet applications such as finding attractions near you.
December 2010- Making an operating system change can sometimes introduce problems. Business applications that are customized to work with a particular OS might not necessarily work smoothly with a new one. Download this paper to learn how to prepare for an OS migration, identify potential application compatibility problems, and what software compatibility options are available to you today.
December 2010- When you’re planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind.
December 2010- 2010 is widely considered the year in which companies of all sizes are going to refresh their hardware and software. Many companies are planning and executing Windows 7 migration strategies in an accelerated timeframe, and in this paper, we’ll discuss the factors driving that urgency and the practical and operational benefits of upgrading.
September 2010- Microsoft announced its next release of the flagship messaging platform, Exchange Server. In this whitepaper, read about the new features and functionality of Exchange Server 2010 and how Symantec supports the technology.
Server Operating System (OS) migrations introduce the potential for broken file links — a major problem that can have a dramatic impact on usability and productivity.
Organizations planning data migrations are downloading this whitepaper to discover a software application that can automatically find and repair broken links in the most common file formats used today.
There are a lot of reasons to upgrade to Windows 7: new convenience features, improved stability and – no surprise amidst the explosion in media coverage of zero-day attacks targeted at the endpoints, enhanced security.
As part of Window 7, Microsoft has introduce a new feature called AppLocker that is intended to protect endpoints from malware. Preventing the execution of unauthorized software on endpoints must be a priority for any security conscious organization. Doing so is ...
June 2010- The scale of change introduced in Windows 7 includes a completely new kernel compared to XP, a number of new security measures and rules that will result in over 70% applications being incompatible for migration. These changes have had a direct bearing on cost of migration to Windows 7. So much so, that application compatibility has almost become a deployment blocking issue in many cases. Thus ensuring a robust application readiness and remediation strategy is a critical component ...
December 2009- This EMC Perspective explores how virtualization is being used in today's businesses to provide immediate and significant benefits to Microsoft-centric IT organizations. This paper targets the business and technical decision-maker who has heard about virtualization but wants to know more about how virtualization can provide a significant return on investment (ROI) while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO).
December 2010- Understand the data loss risks for businesses when migrating to Microsoft Exchange 2007. Learn the sources of these risks, the consequences of not fully safeguarding data during this transition, and how archiving can play an important role in protecting against data loss in the transition. Discover the fail points in the migration that causes data loss such as site failures as well as the risks from the lengthy timeline to fully execute a migration. Finally, see ...
March 2009- This paper –- co-authored by AvePoint and Microsoft -– reviews best practices for propagating SharePoint customizations, services, and solutions throughout a complex SharePoint environment, and introduces tools and strategies available to automate and streamline this process.
February 2009- This document is intended to aid IT administrators and other stakeholders responsible for managing Microsoft SharePoint deployments, in planning and implementing a comprehensive, reliable, and efficient compliance strategy appropriate to their organizational needs.
April 2009- This white paper is intended to aid IT administrators responsible for managing Microsoft SharePoint deployments in planning and implementing a comprehensive, reliable, and efficient data protection strategy appropriate to their organizational needs. It outlines the planning, guidelines, and implementation considerations for SharePoint backup and disaster recovery, then briefly reviews the singular attributes of DocAve Backup and Recovery.
June 2009- This white paper introduces the key areas in which Windows 7 differs from Vista - areas you'll need to focus on if you're thinking of moving to Windows 7, either from Vista or from XP. Even the most ardent fans of XP should take a look at Windows 7. Use it as a starting point for your own evaluation research. The areas examined in this white paper include deployment, hardware support, speed, robustness, security, ease of use, and ...
June 2009- ASP.NET provides a robust framework for building Web applications that minimizes the amount of code that's required to be written. Although most developers rely on Visual Studio or Web Developer Express when building applications, there's no substitute for knowing the framework when it comes to increasing productivity. The more you know about built-in functionality in the .NET framework and ASP.NET, the less code you have to write, which ultimately makes your applications more ...
June 2009- Security is an important part of any IT infrastructure, but as technology progresses, there will always be people who will try to infiltrate your network to do their malicious deeds. As security technology improves, so do the skills of these notorious hackers. This white paper addresses key things you can do to protect your organization from the 10 most dangerous security threats to your networks.
When moving from IBM Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, making sure the two platforms can coexist during the migration is critical to success! Why? A migration could take weeks, months or years – so for a smooth transition period, enterprise applications must be able to operate between Notes, Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.
In the Quest white paper, “Achieving Successful Coexistence Between Notes and Microsoft ...
April 2009- Ever since Microsoft rolled out Terminal Services for the Windows NT platform, changes to the basic design have been relatively unnoticed. Enhancements to this popular and long-running feature have taken place mostly in the background build addressing security and authentication. Not until now has the product undergone so much change gearing towards the needs of an enterprising environment. This white paper discusses how Microsoft has addressed the transparency of Remote Desktop Services, the new name ...
January 2009- An estimated 25,000+ stable and actively developed open source projects are in existence today. Having moved beyond the realms of academia and research projects into the mainstream world, numerous businesses now look at open source as a viable option for leveraging best-of-breed solutions, lowering costs, and increasing profitability. Despite the simplicity behind the concept, using open source has become increasingly difficult.
July 2008- This non-technical how-to guide tells how to secure Windows and your privacy. It is an objective, non-commercial, open source guide (not a vendor "white paper" or sales document).
October 2008- Microsoft Exchange is often the single most important application for the businesses that use it. Should Exchange or Exchange data be unavailable, the entire organization comes to a halt, at least temporarily, until adjustments are made. A consistent method of validating the recoverability of Exchange is paramount to any everyday or disaster recovery plan.
October 2008- Avoiding an Exchange outage requires a well thought out disaster recovery (DR) plan. One that is positioned to subvert disasters in the first place, but also reduce their severity (length and data loss). Here then, are 11 Myths about Microsoft Exchange Disaster Recovery and how we can overcome them with careful planning and the right toolsets.
February 2009- Configuring access to SQL Server data and features is an important part of every DBA's job, but one that we all know must be handled carefully. The unintended consequences of giving too much access to resources can mean compromised or lost information. There are two important goals to keep in mind when configuring security for SQL Server: to protect the integrity of our data and prevent unauthorized access to it. There are many factors to ...
December 2008- Would Server 2008 x64 support most Dell laptop hardware? Could the machine be a viable workstation? Could the machine act as a reasonable facsimile of a Vista box for teaching and demo purposes? Would the system run various day-to-day applications with acceptable speed and reliability? These are just some of the questions this Windows white paper will answer
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