News

News

  • 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 08, 2011 08 Sep'11

    Windows Server 8 should be full of surprises

    Microsoft has been ramping up the hype machine, looking to promote Windows 8 (server and client) as the next operating systems of choice for both the desktop and the enterprise.

  • 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 ...

  • Sponsored News

    • Improving and Accelerating DevOps Through Convergence

      In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More

    • The Benefits of Deduplication for Tier-1 Applications

      Databases like SQL Server and Oracle are very dependent on disk storage, and database performance is tightly coupled to storage performance. There is often blanket guidance about storage array features to enable or disable. For example, most database tuning guides recommend disabling deduplication on the database storage. See More

    • Scale-Out Storage Simplifies Planning

      “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More

    • Virtual Server Performance – Why Solid-State Storage Isn’t Enough

      When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More

    View All Sponsored News
  • 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.

  • July 21, 2011 21 Jul'11

    Microsoft focuses on virtualization with Windows Server 8

    The first public showing of Windows Server 8 indicates Microsoft plans to significantly pump up its virtualization capabilities, but it must avoid licensing landmines ala VMware.

  • June 20, 2011 20 Jun'11

    Will Microsoft's messaging monopoly devolve into a mere utility?

    Microsoft has an iron grip on the desktop and now the messaging-collaboration market, but its fortunes could fade if it can't generate new services based on those products.

  • June 14, 2011 14 Jun'11

    Microsoft’s June patches fix Windows Server 2008 flaws

    Windows administrators keep their jobs this month thanks to a hefty 34 security fixes to some mainstay products, including Windows Server 2008 and R2.

  • May 25, 2011 25 May'11

    Can Windows Server HPC broaden Azure's appeal?

    Microsoft's Azure platform has generally received good reviews from many IT shops and third party developers and appears to be gaining mindshare despite a band of fierce competitors including ...

  • May 19, 2011 19 May'11

    Data off premise no longer taboo for change averse Microsoft shops

    As Microsoft shops take their first steps toward the cloud, many feel more comfortable putting critical data in the hands of third party providers.

  • May 17, 2011 17 May'11

    Can SCUPdates survive VMware's Shavlik buy?

    Though many IT shops use products from both VMware and Shavlik Technologies, some worry that VMware may not care to keep SCUPdates, a third-party patch tool that extends SCCM.

  • May 11, 2011 11 May'11

    IT pros seek details on Microsoft cloud computing strategy

    Windows managers want Microsoft to pull together its cloud story into a cohesive whole. The company is expected to flesh out its plans at this year’s TechEd conference.

  • May 02, 2011 02 May'11

    Microsoft hopes storage spec gets a boost under SCVMM 2012

    Microsoft believes its SMI-S specification can address the needs of Windows shops with multi-vendor storage needs, but it will need support from storage vendors to make it happen.

  • April 19, 2011 19 Apr'11

    Microsoft's next major threat could be its own cloud computing strategy

    We have heard this talk before, of course: Microsoft's power and influence has peaked and the company is on a slow slide into irrelevancy. The latest chatter about this started late last week with ...

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchExchange

SearchSQLServer

SearchWinIT

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchVirtualDesktop

Close