- May 05, 2010
The Central Administration has been boiled down so it's easier to navigate. IT managers will see the familiar ribbon found throughout the Office 2010 product line.
- April 22, 2010
Microsoft fleshed out its Systems Center roadmap and released some new tools this week, including the long awaited Service Manager.
- April 20, 2010
Microsoft dropped its cloud computing plans on a really tough audience - the systems management administrators gathered at MMS this week.
- March 23, 2010
Microsoft will phase out Select license agreements this summer in favor of its Select Plus program. But Select Plus may not give customers the best discounts.
- March 18, 2010
While an iSCSI deployment might sound like a good idea, it's not always the right move. Most often it's the minor details that can trip you up.
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Sponsored by Dell - For IT managers under pressure to improve security while streamlining costs and resources, the decision to adopt cloud-based applications such as Office 365 is easy. Unfortunately, the transition from on-premises Active Directory to cloud-based Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) or a hybrid solution may not be as easy as it would seem. Even those already operating in the cloud could benefit by optimizing their environments. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Enterprise organizations that deploy cloud-based applications could be in for a big surprise if they decide to change cloud service providers. The lack of data interchange standards and the sluggish speed of bulk data transfers over TCP/IP networks make data portability between clouds difficult at best—and unworkable at worst. See More
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- March 11, 2010
Self-service functionality with Forefront Identity Manager 2010 could cut down on help desk calls from end-users, helping organizations save money in the process.
- March 10, 2010
Microsoft needs to convince IT pros to upgrade to SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 if it wants to lock them in for at least another three years.
- February 23, 2010
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
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
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
One Microsoft MVP puts Windows Server 2008 R2's new file classification tool through its paces.
- February 04, 2010
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.
- January 21, 2010
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 21, 2010
System Management Server 2003, arguably Microsoft's most popular systems management software, is moving toward the end of its support lifecycle.
- January 18, 2010
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.