- October 19, 2009
The grown-up SharePoint 2010 has big plans to simplify migration while adding tons of new features. This version looks great on paper, but can it be everything to everyone?
- October 08, 2009
IT pros are more excited about the new Active Directory features in Windows Server 2008 R2 than anything else, including Hyper-V with live migration
- August 17, 2009
The evaluation code for Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM is now available to volume license holders.
- August 17, 2009
There are fewer jobs in IT, and employers pay new hires less. But the news is not all bad. SharePoint experience, for one, is in demand in Windows shops.
- August 10, 2009
Social networks are growing within the enterprise, and customization is the ticket -- at least with MOSS 2007.
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- July 23, 2009
IT pros using Windows XP are in no rush to upgrade to Windows 7, while Vista users are more eager. And despite Windows Server 2008 R2's compelling features, adoption will be slow.
- July 16, 2009
Microsoft's licensing changes are part of its strategy to get large companies to commit to its application stack for the long term.
- June 30, 2009
IT pros hope Microsoft focuses on bread-and-butter admin/management instead of feature creep in SharePoint 2010.
- May 13, 2009
IT pros at TechEd 2009 question the value of multi-year Enterprise Agreements.
- May 11, 2009
Microsoft will increase hypervisor support in Windows Server 2008 R2 to 64 CPUs. It will also feature file classification and branch cache improvements for those running the OS with Windows 7.
- May 07, 2009
IT pros await word on Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2010, Azure, Hyper-V R2 and more at next week's Microsoft TechEd 2009 conference in Los Angeles.
- April 29, 2009
The long-awaited System Center Service Manager appears to be back on track as Microsoft releases a second beta with a handful of key service desk features.
- April 28, 2009
With native support of Linux and Unix, this is not your Mom's MOM. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 embraces the once unthinkable.
- April 06, 2009
They say the best things in life are free, and that's definitely true for Windows tools. Our experts pick some of their favorite freeware and open source utilities for server admins.
- March 31, 2009
Microsoft MVP Pete Zerger shares his insight on a new feature in System Center Operations Manager designed to reduce TCO and minimize administrative effort.