- April 17, 2012
IT pros learned about Microsoft System Center 2012 management suite at MMS this week. But will they take action on a private cloud deployment?
- April 17, 2012
Ready, set…deploy. Microsoft today released the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, its product for automating deployment of Windows 7, Office 2010, Office 365 and Windows Server 2008 R2. According ...
- April 13, 2012
This year's Microsoft Management Summit will kick off in a few short days in Las Vegas, and we'll be watching closely to find the new technologies and products that will impact IT pros in the ...
- April 11, 2012
Get ready to recertify: Microsoft detailed changes to its certification platform, with a focus on the cloud.
- April 10, 2012
April's Patch Tuesday announcement from Microsoft included four critical bulletins addressing flaws in Windows, Windows Server and Internet Explorer.
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- April 05, 2012
This Easter, admins will be on the hunt for more than just painted eggs.
- April 04, 2012
This week, the Linux Foundation distributed its annual development report highlighting contributors and changes to the Linux kernel. So why is Microsoft, a company known for its deployment of ...
- April 03, 2012
CopperEgg released RevealCloud version 3 last week, bringing with it some enhancements and refinements, including cloud-based, real-time server monitoring.
- April 02, 2012
It looks like System Center 2012 is finally on its way to general availability, though Microsoft is still tight-lipped about the exact release date. What we do know is that the systems management ...
- March 30, 2012
Microsoft sees that a growing number of shops aren't placing their bets on a singular server deployment style; shops aren't going just on-premise and they're not going solely to the cloud. The ...
- March 29, 2012
When the new systems management product finally arrives next month, it'll include new cloud-friendly capabilities. But does it go far enough?
- March 28, 2012
Thinking about testing out the new functionality of the Windows Server 8 beta? Microsoft has released two guides to help make those first steps a little easier. The BranchCache Early Adopters Guide ...
- March 28, 2012
A shift for Microsoft: the company is now recommending Server Core's minimal server interface. Does it have the features to back it up?
- March 22, 2012
There are plenty of Hyper-V tools out there to consider, but there's always room for one more (especially when it's cheap). IT management software maker SolarWinds released a free Hyper-V Monitor ...
- March 20, 2012
OpenNebula, an open-source data center virtualization project, delivered Microsoft Hyper-V drivers for its platform last week.