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How to get the most of Windows Admin Center – Windows Admin Center is the future of Windows and Windows Server management. Are you using it to its full potential? Download for free now

VMware Troubleshooting Guide – An essential handbook for administrators in small to mid-market business. Download for free now

Mastering vSphere – Best Practices, Optimizing Configurations & More. Download for free now

Ransomware: A Survival Guide – How it affects individuals and organizations, and how to protect yourself against attacks. Download for free now

Office 365/Microsoft 365 – The Essential Companion Guide: In order to get the most out of your investment, Altaro have put together an 85-page eBook detailing everything about Office 365 and Microsoft 365 from explaining the feature sets, hidden applications, best practices, migrations, use-cases, and more! Download for free now

The Backup Bible – Learn how to create a robust, effective backup and DR strategy and how to put that plan into action with the Backup Bible. Download for free now

Cyber Security Report 2023 –  The Cyber Security Report 2023 analyzes the current threat landscape, focusing on emerging threats and M365 vulnerabilities, which organizations must be aware of to safeguard their operations. In addition, this report presents several key strategies for preventing attacks, mitigating risks, and building cyber security resilience in 2023. Find out now!



The SysAdmin DOJO Podcast – become a kick-ass system administratorOur goal is simple. We talk with industry experts to provide you with actionable real-world knowledge that will equip you to become the IT black belt within your organization.

From virtualization and automation to Microsoft 365 and security and lots more, tune in fortnightly for your dose of the SysAdmin DOJO Podcast. Also available on your favorite podcast player and YouTube. Check it out now!

Free Educational Webinars

AI: Friend or Foe? – The Cybersecurity implications of ChatGPT and AI tools: Watch the on-demand webinar and delve into the benefits of ChatGPT, including its impact on productivity and efficiency, as well as explore the other side of the coin – the potential security risks.

5 Performance-boosting vSphere Features You’re Missing Out On –  Discover 5 lesser-known features and capabilities to unleash the full power of vSphere – all freely available on the Essentials Plus licensing level. Watch for free

How to Migrate to VMware for Hyper-V administrators – This webinar takes Hyper-V Administrators through the steps required to migrate to the VMware platform – an increasingly important skill for IT professionals. Watch for free

How VMware VSAN can reduce costs and simplify your VM Storage – This webinar covers everything you need to know about planning, purchasing, and implementing Hyperconverged setups with VMware VSAN. It’s no longer out of your reach! If you’re interested in VMware’s VSAN technology, this is the webinar for you! Watch for free

Migrating to Hyper-V for VMware administrators – This session is geared towards VMware admins who are looking to broaden their horizons by adding Hyper-V know-how to their toolbox. You’ll learn about Hyper-V clustering, management differences, and migrating VMs from ESXi to Hyper-V. Watch for free

VMware Troubleshooting – Troubleshooting complex virtualization technology is something that system administrators have to face at some point, and it’s not always easy to get things up and running again. This webinar covers the most common problems experienced in VMware vSphere. Watch for free

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