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How to Configure an Office 365 Tenant


Introduction I’m going to look at the basic steps required for setting up an Office 365 tenant. There are a few ways you can purchase Office 365. There’s the good old credit card on a monthly subscription, bought directly from Microsoft. This is the …



Applications

Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!


We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …


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Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance


Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …


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Who Moved My Active Directory?


Active Directory is the backbone to so many things that run your business. But recent years have brought significant change to this once predictable and reliable tool. As your infrastructure and apps move outside your premises, so does your approach to how you handle …


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2012 Upgrade Grief Therapy


Every now and then engineers get excited – giddy even – by the words “time to upgrade.” Who doesn’t love new features, better performance, and bug fixes? But too often those words bring foreboding and trepidation, adding new – potentially complex – system changes …




Podcast

Dropped Packets with Phoummala Schmitt — SolarWinds TechPod 004


In this latest episode of TechPod: Dropped Packets, host Alex Navarro visits with Phoummala Schmitt; Microsoft advocate, engineer, messaging and collaboration specialist, and “mom.” Listen in while @ExchangeGoddess has a frank and candid conversation covering origin stories, the IT journey, and what changes she hopes to see in …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 72: Two Geeks and a Goddess II: Azure the Easy Way


IT pros are discovering a smarter way to manage servers.​ In this episode, Microsoft Cloud advocate Phoummala Schmitt (@ExchangeGoddess), Head Geek™ and 10-year Microsoft MVP Thomas LaRock, and Head Geek Patrick Hubbard present a special deep-dive into Azure monitoring, hybrid IT/cloud operations, and assuring …


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