- July 14, 2010
The release of Virtual Machine Manager Self Service Portal 2.0 should help IT pros and end users manage virtual machine resources in private clouds.
- July 12, 2010
Windows 7 SP1 doesn't actually include any new features, but the server offers VDI features that IT shops need.
- June 24, 2010
Though new to IT, the adoption of unified computing systems could accelerate as Microsoft partnerships lead to better UCS support for Windows servers and apps.
- June 22, 2010
Unbeknownst to some admins, the latest versions of Windows Server include new or updated tools that can minimize the need for third-party options.
- June 16, 2010
SharePoint is Microsoft's fastest growing server software, but IT managers still grouse about its lack of acceptance and the difficulties in supporting this increasingly common collaboration platform.
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- June 11, 2010
While dynamic memory features have received most of the press, the first service pack for Windows 2008 R2 will also include improvements to DirectAccess and Active Directory.
- June 07, 2010
At TechEd 2010, Microsoft executives breezed through service pack news in an effort to assuage IT managers' concerns about the company's shift to cloud computing.
- June 04, 2010
There are two versions of AppFabric – one for cloud applications and another for in-house apps. Here's what they can do for you.
- June 04, 2010
While the technology exists to put your primary backups in the hands of another, it may not be the most reliable option in every situation.
- June 02, 2010
IT managers hope to get service pack info on Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V and Exchange Server next week.
- May 21, 2010
Studies have noted an uptick in x86 hardware purchases of late, the reasons for which align well with Microsoft's most recent OS and virtualization releases.
- May 20, 2010
While compensation for IT pros is slightly down, there are ways to separate yourself from the pack and increase your value.
- May 11, 2010
While details on the next release of Windows Server have already started to trickle out, it could be the last traditional server OS from Microsoft before the cloud takes over.
- May 10, 2010
Storage headaches tend to get worse over time, but following the proper configuration and management steps can be the perfect remedy for your SAN-related woes.
- May 07, 2010
The updated version of Microsoft's claims-based identity software has single sign-on capabilities for apps both on-premise and in the cloud.