• Network

    Managing and migrating firewalls

    Firewalls can provide you with a host of information about what’s going on inside and outside your customer’s network. But that information isn’t necessarily easy to manage and analyse.
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  • Network

    Configuring the anti-spam tools in Exchange 2007

    Spam isn’t just annoying - it’s a security risk and a prime source of malware and phishing attacks. The new version of Exchange has more effective tools to keep it at bay. Configure the anti-spam tools in Exchange 2007 with our step-by-step guide.
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Airmagnet Wireless Spectrum Analyser

AirMedic is spectrum analysis software designed to help you plan a Wi-Fi network deployment by identifying nearby sources of radio frequency activity which may interfere and affect network per-formance.


Network monitoring is good for business

What you need to keep customer networks running; free network management tools perform basic tasks on smaller networks but pay-for tools give you more data and customisation options.


Document management with Microsoft Search Server

Storage is cheap and it’s easy to create documents, so most companies have tens or hundreds of thousands of documents on the computers in their companies. So how do your customers find a document on a particular topic? The worrying answer is probably that they can’t...


Virtualizing Small Business Server with Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

The challenge and reward of running SBS 2008 on Microsoft’s free Hyper-V Server platform.


Should you move customers to 802.11n?

802.11n has been ratified. And best of all, the release contains no incompatibility with the draft versions. Many laptops and other network devices have implemented 802.11n draft for the past couple of years. So should you upgrade any remaining 802.11g or 802.11b devices in customer networks?


Protecting Networks

Security is changing: smart clients and remote working mean that the security perimeter is getting closer to the server. How will you protect your clients’ networks tomorrow?

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Raid 6 Storage

If two drives fail in a RAID 5 array, you lose data. RAID 6 promises more protection and better performance.


Security in the Virtual world

Many organisations need help expanding their data security policies to embrace virtual IT environments

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Planning an Upgrade with MAP Toolkit 4.0

Keeping up with technology changes is a challenge for both consultants and their customers. Server virtualization is now fully integrated into Microsoft’s platform, with the advent of Hyper-V in Server 2008.

Mining Logs with Splunk

There’s a lot of information floating around in a network, information that’s being written into log files every minute of every day. Those log files that contain everything you need to know about how the systems you’re managing are running, and how they’re responding to the demands of their users.



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