• 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.

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  • 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.

  • December 21, 2009 21 Dec'09

    IT pros pick their favorite books

    IT pros offer book recommendations ranging from mainstream to super geeky.

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Remoting tops Windows PowerShell 2.0 features

    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 09 Dec'09

    Sell your CIO on helpful technologies

    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 07 Dec'09

    Microsoft Services arm offers help with Win 7, Exchange 2010

    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 04 Dec'09

    Mark Minasi, Microsoft MinWin and you

    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 30 Nov'09

    Microsoft still playing catch up with Service Manager

    Microsoft is closer to delivering System Center Service Manager, but after long delays, the company may have missed the boat.

  • November 30, 2009 30 Nov'09

    Web trends alter role of the Windows OS

    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 23 Nov'09

    Application hosting here we come

    Whether you call it cloud, SaaS or hosting, putting applications outside the enterprise data center is an increasingly attractive option.