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  • February 23, 2010 23 Feb'10

    Does certification really matter in IT?

    According to our recent survey, over half of IT respondents reported having no certifications. This begs the question; do industry-recognized certifications still matter in IT?

  • February 19, 2010 19 Feb'10

    Considering replication performance for VMs

    When it comes to replicating virtual machines, there are several things admins need to take into account. For optimal business performance, here are five points to consider.

  • February 15, 2010 15 Feb'10

    Data Protection Manager 2010 RC available

    The latest version of Microsoft's backup and restore product brings with it added support for Hyper-V R2 and disaster recovery capabilities.

  • February 11, 2010 11 Feb'10

    File classification in Windows 2008 R2 explained

    One Microsoft MVP puts Windows Server 2008 R2's new file classification tool through its paces.

  • February 04, 2010 04 Feb'10

    Updated management pack monitors DFS Namespaces

    A new download from Microsoft can be used to notify admins of potential health risks involving the DFS Namespaces service in Windows Server 2008 R2.

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  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    Microsoft ends mainstream support for SMS 2003

    System Management Server 2003, arguably Microsoft's most popular systems management software, is moving toward the end of its support lifecycle.

  • January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    Server hardware upgrades vs. technology refreshes

    Should you upgrade your aging equipment or purchase a new system? Understanding the benefits and pitfalls of each is key to making the right decision for your organization.

  • January 18, 2010 18 Jan'10

    Built-in Active Directory backup feature falls short

    Windows Server 2008 R2's Active Directory Recycle Bin feature is limited, so IT pros who need full features might be better off using third-party backup tools.

  • January 14, 2010 14 Jan'10

    Service Manager will launch with automation software

    Microsoft's Systems Center Service Manager will finally debut this spring with Opalis automation software.

  • January 12, 2010 12 Jan'10

    Microsoft licensing snafu irks Windows shops

    Microsoft said it has mostly fixed a botched upgrade to its Volume Licensing Service Center. The problem kept enterprise customers and partners from accessing their software.

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    IT pros want more tools in next Active Directory

    Windows shops want Microsoft to improve Active Directory integration and workflow, and rely less on third-party tools.

  • January 06, 2010 06 Jan'10

    IT pros offer wish list for the next Hyper-V

    Microsoft added a load of features to Hyper-V R2, but some IT shops can already identify other features they'd like to see in future versions of the hypervisor.

  • January 05, 2010 05 Jan'10

    Denver Health plans SharePoint recovery

    In the absence of upfront backup and recovery planning, finding lost Microsoft SharePoint Server files can be troublesome. Specialized backup and recovery software helps assure lost files don't go missing forever.

  • December 28, 2009 28 Dec'09

    Virtual server resiliency tips for high availability

    Virtual servers are far more susceptible to availability issues than traditional ones. Learn to keep your servers resilient with these considerations and best practices.

  • December 23, 2009 23 Dec'09

    Holiday promos for IT pros include freebies and price cuts

    No flat screen TVs or iPhones, but IT pros might want to check out holiday contests, plus software, hardware and hosting deals.

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