• October 21, 2008 21 Oct'08

    Microsoft reiterates promise of SQL Server 2005 SP3

    SQL Server 2005 database administrators and managers will be happy to know that a third service pack will be here shortly.

  • October 21, 2008 21 Oct'08

    VMM 2008 boosts Microsoft's management story

    Microsoft is banking on the appeal of Virtual Machine Manager 2008 and its integration with the System Center management suite to achieve virtualization market supremacy.

  • October 20, 2008 20 Oct'08

    Top five free Windows security management tools

    See which free security tools your peers are downloading from Microsoft.

  • October 16, 2008 16 Oct'08

    In an economic downturn, Windows shops spend to save

    Sure, the business climate threatens IT budgets. But for some Windows managers, it's a time to invest in new technology for savings and efficiency.

  • October 14, 2008 14 Oct'08

    Top five free Windows server management tools

    Check out the most popular free server management tools Windows shops are downloading from Microsoft.

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  • October 13, 2008 13 Oct'08

    Top five free Windows desktop management tools

    Find out what free tools Windows shops are downloading from Microsoft to tackle desktop management.

  • October 08, 2008 08 Oct'08

    Free Windows Installer repackaging tool available

    Community group AppDeploy has a free repackaging tool for Microsoft Windows Installer that lets admins share installation tips and tricks.

  • October 07, 2008 07 Oct'08

    IT Picks: Top free downloads from Microsoft

    Find out what free tools Windows shops are downloading from Microsoft to manage tasks and update systems across a variety of product lines.

  • October 06, 2008 06 Oct'08

    New SQL Server BI features could cut IT chores

    The next release of Microsoft's SQL Server database brings self-service analysis tools and better reporting features straight to end users. But will it be less work for IT?

  • October 01, 2008 01 Oct'08

    Microsoft releases Process Monitor 2.0

    The popular utility adds a handful of features including the addition of real-time TCP and UDP monitoring.

  • September 30, 2008 30 Sep'08

    Five tips to improve SharePoint doc management

    For small companies that can't afford document management software, SharePoint may be the way to go. Expert Bill English provides a checklist of top tips for building document management in SharePoint.

  • September 24, 2008 24 Sep'08

    Early Windows 7 code coming at PDC

    If your IT shop is sending a developer to Microsoft's PDC next month, expect a pre-beta copy of Windows 7 to come home in the goodie bag.

  • September 17, 2008 17 Sep'08

    Microsoft polishes the latest MDOP

    App-V 4.5 is ready to download and a handful of other management tools will be out shortly as Microsoft puts finishing touches on its newest version of the Desktop Optimization Pack.

  • September 17, 2008 17 Sep'08

    VMware's Maritz shoots back at Microsoft

    There is an elephant in the ballroom at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Here at VMworld 2008, CEO Paul Maritz could no longer ignore Microsoft.

  • September 16, 2008 16 Sep'08

    SharePoint performance demands finely tuned SQL Server, storage

    You need proper storage, on-point SQL Server and 64-bit gear and settings to get the SharePoint performance you need.