- August 10, 2009
Social networks are growing within the enterprise, and customization is the ticket -- at least with MOSS 2007.
- 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.
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- 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.
- February 17, 2009
Microsoft freezes price on Custom Support Agreements for 2009.
- January 07, 2009
These stories grabbed the attention of administrators in 2008. Will these topics repeat in 2009?
- December 29, 2008
In the coming year, many IT managers will look to get more out of the technology they have in place. Virtualization and Windows 7 are the technologies to watch in 2009.
- December 22, 2008
The tech sector took a wild ride in 2008. Some technologies, like virtualization, entered the mainstream. Big name industry vets bid adieu.