With the right server software, any commodity box can be transformed into a mission-critical system. Learn how to chose and use the correct mail server, proxy server, web server, virtualization software and more for your organization, with reviews, news, and tutorials available here.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 6, 2015
While DNS services often advertise fast speeds and an improved web browsing experience, actual speeds can significantly vary. Discover two tools that help in finding the DNS server that will work best for you.
| Server-tutorials Article Published December 3, 2014
While command-line interface-based firewalls may be the most popular options in Linux, there are some great easy to use yet powerful GUI-based firewalls as well.
| Server-trends Article Published November 11, 2014
VMware is seeking to stand out from the competition by re-styling itself, complete with a whole new suite of management products to tempt customers.
| Server-tutorials Article Published November 5, 2014
The Windows network shell can help you configure network-related settings via the Command Prompt, and even better, it can also be used to efficiently manage remote machines.
| Server-news Article Published October 29, 2014
PHP server technology platform boosted with new Z-Ray feature, Power Linux support and cloud enhancements.
| Server-news Article Published October 27, 2014
The first major update to SUSE's flagship distribution since the company was split out from Novell is now available.
| Server-news Article Published June 16, 2014
After three years, RHEL 7 is now GA, but that doesn't mean RHEL users failed to benefit from features updates for RHEL 6.
| Server-trends Article Published April 22, 2014
VMware's current stock market data makes it pretty clear there are some lofty expectations for the company's future prospects. What's behind the optimism?
| Server-news Article Published March 31, 2014
The new Linux kernel includes improved memory compression, scheduling and networking capabilities.
| Server-tutorials Article Published March 31, 2014
Running into problems when installing, using or troubleshooting FreeRADIUS? We have some helpful configuration and usage tips to relieve your FreeRADIUS-related stress.
| Server-news Article Published March 20, 2014
Apache HTTP Server 2.4.9 and Nginx 1.5.12 debut with patches for security vulnerabilities.
| Server-news Article Published March 19, 2014
The newest edition of Microsoft's database platform helps complete the software giant's "cloud-first" vision by reaching RTM and launching in less than 2 weeks.
| Server-tutorials Article Published February 25, 2014
Discover six GUI-based scripting tools and utilities that can extend PowerShell's functionality while helping to make it a bit easier to use.
| Server-tutorials Article Published February 11, 2014
Take advantage of the built-in logging capabilities in Symantec Antivirus and our handy script to retrieve TimeOfLastScan, TimeOfLastVirus and PatternFileUpdate details from client PCs.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 22, 2014
Get your hands on our goody bag of free server administration tools for helping you more efficiently configure, manage, troubleshoot and secure Windows Servers and domains.
| Server-news Article Published January 15, 2014
Improved support for Java applications and advanced application health monitoring and high-availability features highlight the new release's enhancements.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 13, 2014
Discover a network adapter-independent protocol from Microsoft that facilitates NIC teaming for virtual machines on Windows Server 2012.
| Server-tutorials Article Published January 9, 2014
Discover how to remotely run PowerShell commands and scripts in a web-based console, as well as what limitations you should expect when doing so.
| Server-trends Article Published December 17, 2013
Red Hat's RHEL is quietly evolving into a powerful server virtualization offering, and the latest release has more to offer than ever before.
| Server-news Article Published December 6, 2013
UNIX continues to decline as Linux rises, according to third quarter 2013 data from IDC and Gartner.
| Server-tutorials Article Published December 5, 2013
This month's PowerShell Commands server tutorial covers some key SMB-related changes in the PowerShell 4.0 cmdlets, some of which are due to the new SMB 3.02 functionality.
| Server-reviews Article Published November 25, 2013
There's more to consider when purchasing new server infrastructure than simply the hardware. Make sure you do a little homework on the management side of the equation before your next server purchase.
| Server-news Article Published September 30, 2013
SDN isn't just about the network, it's about applications. HP's new SDN App Store will bring those applications to HP SDN customers.
| Server-tutorials Article Published September 24, 2013
While Windows doesn't offer native SSH or Secure FTP access, it's fairly easy to set up SSH and SFTP servers for securely accessing data from remote PCs or servers.
| Server-news Article Published September 10, 2013
Cisco set to expand UCS server architecture with new solid state memory system vendor acquisition.
| Server-tutorials Article Published August 29, 2013
Our latest server tutorial reveals some handy tricks and tips for resolving Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service issues on your network.
| Server-news Article Published August 25, 2013
Nginx is setting its sights on enterprises with a new all-in-one bundle of its popular open source web server that delivers commercial-grade features.
| Server-news Article Published June 27, 2013
Software-Defined Infrastructure comes of age in the latest release of Puppet Enterprise.
| Server-news Article Published June 10, 2013
After two years in development, Red Hat's OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service is now finally considered to be generally available.
| Server-tutorials Article Published June 3, 2013
Windows includes an FTP-like WebDAV server that is more secure and works better through firewalls than FTP. Discover how to launch your own WebDAV server in our latest server tutorial.
| Server-trends Article Published May 24, 2013
Bob Muglia explains why Juniper is involved with OpenStack.
| Server-news Article Published May 8, 2013
A highly stealthy strain of malware that resides entirely in memory has been silently infecting some of the world's most widely-used web servers.
| Server-news Article Published April 19, 2013
Next-generation open source Java Application Server Project begins to take shape.
| Server-news Article Published November 29, 2012
The Linux vendor launches what it claims is the first open-source, on-premise Platform-as-a-Service offering for enterprises.
| Server-news Article Published November 21, 2012
The Linux vendor rebases its enterprise cloud distribution with preliminary support for Folsom.
| Server-reviews Article Published November 13, 2012
Managing a large number of VMs and all the associated networking and storage is no small feat, but new features in vSphere 5.1 make it possible to accomplish that job from literally anywhere you can connect to the network.
| Server-news Article Published November 1, 2012
The company's UCS Central platform can now manage up to 10,000 physical servers.
| Server-tutorials Article Published October 22, 2012
Having difficulties when trying to set a network adapter on a VMware Player machine in Bridged mode? Our latest tutorial reveals a solution for the bridged network issue.
| Server-news Article Published September 24, 2012
Application virtualization startup combats Microsoft SQL Server sprawl and lowers management overhead with an update to its DxConsole software.
| Server-tutorials Article Published June 12, 2012
Virtual Network Computing (VNC) enables you to use a GUI instead of a command-line interface when remotely connecting to a Linux or Unix machine, but security's another matter entirely. Discover how to make sure your VNC server connections stay secure.
| Server-news Article Published June 8, 2012
He may have made fun of the term "cloud" back in 2009, but today Larry Ellison is singing a different tune.
| Server-trends Article Published May 29, 2012
The two-year-old startup provides a security platform to protect cloud users' virtual machines, targeting an area of cloud computing the firm says remains widely misunderstood.
| Server-tutorials Article Published May 1, 2012
While Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud offers only SSH access by default to Linux cloud servers, if you aren't a command-line fan or your application requires a GUI, discover how you can set up remote desktop access to most Linux cloud servers.
| Server-news Article Published April 25, 2012
Highlights of NGINX version 1.2.0 include flexible configuration options for proxy redirects, improved load balancing and extended DNS resolver configuration.
| Server-trends Article Published April 12, 2012
HotLink recently refreshed SuperVISOR, its VMware hypervisor management system, with an eye on making it easier to administer heterogeneous hypervisor environments from vCenter.
| Server-reviews Article Published January 30, 2012
No matter what size of company you have, Arkeia's Network Backup can work for you. Backup local systems or over a WAN to disk, tape or the cloud.
| Server-reviews Article Published January 19, 2012
Looking for a RADIUS server? No need to spend a fortune. Here are nine inexpensive options to consider.
| Server-news Article Published January 3, 2012
Latest Netcraft stats show Microsoft losing its No. 2 spot for the first time. And at No. 1? Yup, still Apache.
| Server-reviews Article Published December 16, 2011
Centralized file sharing and storage is a snap with these five open source NAS and media servers.
| Server-news Article Published December 15, 2011
New releases advance content delivery and middleware server management.
| Server-trends Article Published October 16, 2011
Stop spam in its tracks at the server with these 10 antispam products.
| Server-news Article Published October 11, 2011
Popular open source web server tech raises $3 million as it moves into the next phase of development, should Apache be worried?
| News Article Published July 18, 2011
Open source Stratos 1.5 platform delivers Complex Event Processing as a service.
| Trends Article Published July 18, 2011
Find the SQL Server performance monitoring and reporting tool that's right for your budget and your SLAs.
| News Article Published June 17, 2011
New release of open source proxy caching server promises a nearly threefold improvement in requests per second.
| News Article Published June 8, 2011
New version of Oracle Fusion focused Java IDE is released.
| Sreviews Article Published June 5, 2011
When troubleshooting a RADIUS server, it's good to have a client simulator program. These five RADIUS testing and monitoring tools can help you test the initial configuration of the server and any changes.
| News Article Published May 24, 2011
Apache updates the world's most popular web server with a security update and a beta for the next generation of HTTP.
| News Article Published May 19, 2011
As Attachmate takes control of Novell, new Operations Center release bulks up on Automated Configuration Management features.
| News Article Published May 18, 2011
Microsoft's TechEd keynote declared cloud, devices and developers the theme for the week. But it did not ignore its longstanding data center and end user desktop bases.
| Sreviews Article Published April 29, 2011
Looking for a proven RADIUS server to meet your authentication, authorization and accounting needs for your Windows infrastructure? Consider TekRADIUS, a feature-rich Windows Service available in two flavors that supports multiple protocols.
| Tutorials Article Published March 20, 2011
If you want the advantages of a local messaging server as well as those of cloud computing, it may be time to consider coexistence.
| Trends Article Published March 13, 2011
It's SP1 time for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, and a release candidate (RC) for Small Business Server 2011 Essentials is out. Find out what new features may be headed to your data center in the next few months.
| News Article Published February 8, 2011
The first release of the open source Zimbra email collaboration software since leaving Yahoo debuts. What's new and what's different about VMware's spin on the popular open source software?
| Tutorials Article Published January 18, 2011
Initially developed to limit resource usage in the Linux kernel, cgroups can do much more than that. Unfortunately, as handy as they are, cgroups are neither straightforward nor user friendly. Scaling the learning curve to set up and manage them is well worth it, however. These basic tips will get you started.
| News Article Published December 17, 2010
What do you get when you cross web services and web applications? A new web services integrated app serving platform.
| News Article Published December 8, 2010
A new survey of IT professionals finds Exchange 2010 migrations entering a growth phase.
| Sreviews Article Published December 2, 2010
For most business, mobile phones are as valuable to the business as computers and land lines. Connect them to your business' existing network services, and they're even more valuable. For SMBs wishing to do this, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is the perfect trifecta of inexpensive, easy and reliable.
| Sreviews Article Published November 26, 2010
Using multiple data center management tools is not only annoying and troublesome, it's also expensive. But, those winds are changing--changing to those of the solar variety.
| Trends Article Published November 24, 2010
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