• October 20, 2011 20 Oct'11

    Windows Server 2008 is future king but Windows Server 2003 rules now

    Windows Server 2008 R2 is gaining momentum but eight years after its introduction many IT shops still depend on Windows Server 2003 to run their mission-critical applications.

  • October 17, 2011 17 Oct'11

    Microsoft makes a big deal out of Big Data

    Microsoft once again is off following competitors into the upper reaches of IT. This time the Holy Grail is Big Data. But is its sweat and treasure better served by focusing lower in the market?

  • October 14, 2011 14 Oct'11

    News Roundup: Hadoop, hypervisors, and Patch Tuesday

    In this week’s server news roundup, we explore the latest on SQL Server 2012, talk hypervisors and upcoming patches.

  • October 14, 2011 14 Oct'11

    IT pros want Microsoft with its feet on the ground, not its head in the clouds

    By Bridget Botelho, Senior Site Editor AUSTIN, TX – Dell’s first worldwide show here gave IT pros a lineup of the who’s who of the IT industry– Michael Dell, VMware’s CEO Paul Maritz, ...

  • October 10, 2011 10 Oct'11

    Patch Tuesday fixes address critical flaws in Windows, IE

    Fixes in October’s Patch Tuesday release are fewer than recent releases, although six of the eight bulletins involve remote code execution flaws and should be implemented quickly.

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  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Windows Server Spotlight: Azure, PowerShell and more in this week's news

    You want to know what's happening with the world of Windows Server administration, but you don't have the time to sift through your RSS and Twitter feeds to find the truly valuable content. Well, ...

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Cluster-based Wizard in Windows Server 8 could ease patch management

    Microsoft's upcoming Cluster Aware Update Wizard aims to ease the pain of patch management. But IT shops have questions about how it might fit with their internal patching procedures.

  • October 07, 2011 07 Oct'11

    Cluster-based Wizard in Windows Server 8 could ease patch management

    Microsoft's upcoming Cluster Aware Update Wizard aims to ease the pain of patch management. But IT shops have questions about how it might fit with their internal patching procedures.

  • September 29, 2011 29 Sep'11

    HP risks fading fortunes as a top IT supplier

    For decades HP has been a preeminent supplier of products and services to corporate IT. But the company’s recent drama has some IT shops concerned for the future.

  • September 26, 2011 26 Sep'11

    Five things Meg Whitman can do to make HP more competitive in IT

    Few envy the task facing HP’s new CEO Meg Whitman in refocusing the company’s $130 billion business. But here is a handful of suggestions that could bolster IT’s confidence.

  • September 21, 2011 21 Sep'11

    Q&A: Microsoft’s Mike Neil talks Windows Server 8 development

    Windows Server 8 is the most ambitious version of the product Microsoft has developed to date. Mike Neil, GM of the project, talks about the importance of IT’s input.

  • September 15, 2011 15 Sep'11

    Microsoft sharpens Windows Server 8, Azure cloud story

    Microsoft gave enterprises a glimpse of how future applications and enterprise platforms will be brought together with Windows Server 8 and Azure.

  • September 14, 2011 14 Sep'11

    Microsoft showcases Windows Server 8 with new sense of purpose

    Can Windows Server 8 bring Microsoft into the cloud era? With development of the new OS, the company aims to change the way IT shops deliver apps.

  • September 06, 2011 06 Sep'11

    Microsoft's BUILD agenda remains under wraps -- but here's a guess

    Microsoft kicks off its sold-out BUILD Conference in Anaheim next week with…well, we're not sure exactly with what. The company has been particularly stingy with details on the event, failing to ...

  • August 01, 2011 01 Aug'11

    SCOM 2012 beta: Improved, but not revolutionary

    The latest beta of System Center Operations Manager 2012 from Microsoft is out and testers are weighing in: think evolutionary not revolutionary.