- January 14, 2010
Microsoft's Systems Center Service Manager will finally debut this spring with Opalis automation software.
- January 12, 2010
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
Windows shops want Microsoft to improve Active Directory integration and workflow, and rely less on third-party tools.
- January 06, 2010
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
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.
Sponsored by HPE - The key to a data-driven enterprise is to have access to all the relevant data across the entire organization. This isn’t as straightforward as it sounds. Legacy data warehousing and point analytics tools may not be capable of managing the vast and ever-growing mountains of data collected by a modern business. See More
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
Sponsored by Dell - Bimodal IT is a new paradigm in development. Find out how it improves outcomes, and learn the first steps to making your organization a bimodal operation. See More
- December 28, 2009
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
No flat screen TVs or iPhones, but IT pros might want to check out holiday contests, plus software, hardware and hosting deals.
- December 21, 2009
IT pros offer book recommendations ranging from mainstream to super geeky.
- December 10, 2009
Of all the improvements made to PowerShell 2.0, the new remote management capabilities are expected to be the biggest hit among admins.
- December 09, 2009
Want to get on your CIO's good side this holiday season? Here are some suggested smart technologies that might help your enterprise cut costs and help you score points with the boss.
- December 07, 2009
If you are installing new desktops or upgrading to a new version of Exchange and would like some help, these services from Microsoft are one option.
- December 04, 2009
Microsoft has a long way to go before it reaches its goal for MinWin. Windows expert Mark Minasi talks about what MinWin means to IT professionals.
- November 30, 2009
Microsoft is closer to delivering System Center Service Manager, but after long delays, the company may have missed the boat.
- November 30, 2009
The trend toward Web-based apps and hypervisors of all kinds has changed the role of the operating system. How far will it go?
- November 23, 2009
Whether you call it cloud, SaaS or hosting, putting applications outside the enterprise data center is an increasingly attractive option.