• November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Is the time right for Microsoft Online Services?

    Where others have fallen short, Microsoft hopes to conquer the online services market with its message of savings and flexibility.

  • November 18, 2008 18 Nov'08

    Microsoft aims for unified management console

    Microsoft will bring a common look and feel across its System Center management products, and the upcoming Service Manager will help tie it together.

  • November 12, 2008 12 Nov'08

    Microsoft aims at midmarket with new server bundle

    Microsoft offers IT managers flexible payment options and enterprise-class technology with Windows Essential Business Server 2008.

  • November 11, 2008 11 Nov'08

    Citrix rolls out next NetScaler

    Citrix's latest version of NetScaler promises to speed up application deployments for IT administrators.

  • November 07, 2008 07 Nov'08

    WSUS 3.0 SP2 will offer fixes only

    A beta for WSUS 3.0 SP2 is due out later this year or early next year, according to one of the technology's developers. It will load on Windows Server 2008 R2.

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  • November 07, 2008 07 Nov'08

    Revised Service Manager beta expected within weeks

    Microsoft System Center Service Manager is roaring back after a false start. The service desk has been rebuilt from scratch and is on track for completion in 2010.

  • November 05, 2008 05 Nov'08

    Windows 7 unlikely to cause driver problems like Vista

    By giving partners alpha access to Windows 7 code, Microsoft hopes it will blunt the driver incompatibility problems IT managers faced with Vista.

  • November 04, 2008 04 Nov'08

    Microsoft adds assessment and installation tools

    The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, formerly called Business Desktop Deployment, now covers SQL Server and virtual environments.

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Operations Manager R2 beta out

    An R2 beta for Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 has cross-platform capabilities.

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Windows identity management tools move closer to completion

    Updated versions of two identity management tools, ILM and IAG 2007, add improved control for user access.

  • November 03, 2008 03 Nov'08

    Microsoft embraces VDI with revamped Terminal Services

    Microsoft is repositioning Terminal Services as Remote Desktop Services to take advantage of the virtual desktop trend.

  • October 29, 2008 29 Oct'08

    What administrators can expect from Windows Server 2008 R2

    Windows Server 2008 R2 will include management features that are the result of administrator feedback on Windows Server 2008.

  • October 29, 2008 29 Oct'08

    Windows 7 features include management tools for administrators

    Windows 7 has many features that put IT at the helm, despite the usability control theme spotlighted at this year's Professional Development Conference.

  • October 27, 2008 27 Oct'08

    Windows Server 2008 and Vista service pack betas out this week

    Service packs betas for Windows Server 2008 and for Vista will include fixes as well as some features.

  • October 23, 2008 23 Oct'08

    IT pros have their Windows 7 wish list

    Whether Microsoft's PDC 2008 product plans stay intact, or whether the company repeats PDCs of yore, where products were gutted to make ship dates, no one can say. Either way, IT managers have opinions about the Windows 7 features they want to see.