- January 11, 2008
With Gates and now Raikes bidding adieu, Microsoft is positioned for new talent not tied to the fat app mentality.
- January 09, 2008
Microsoft MVP Brian Desmond talks about new Active Directory changes and features in Windows Server 2008 that will ease management in such areas as passwords and installation.
- January 03, 2008
Only one of the two security updates for Windows coming from Microsoft this month is deemed critical.
- January 02, 2008
IT managers in Windows shops say the high-impact technologies next year will be Windows Server 2008 and virtualization.
- December 27, 2007
The big servers for IT will arrive as expected from Microsoft in 2008, but the promised service desk isn't likely to make the cut.
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- December 26, 2007
Even after two years working on SearchWindowsSecurity.com, I'm still susceptible to even the most transparent schemes. Read about my experiences and the myth of Windows security.
- December 21, 2007
Microsoft's Sysinternals AutoRuns v9.0 for Windows finds new areas where applications start up on the sly.
- December 19, 2007
Which high-tech terms from 2007 did you want to see banished from the lexicon? Here are some of our picks for the most irksome buzzwords of this year.
- December 13, 2007
The Hyper-V beta gives testers a chance to play with Windows Server 2008's Quick Migration feature and Server Core role integration.
- December 12, 2007
Is Microsoft learning that CMDBs are hard to build? Arrival of the ambitious System Center Service Manager has been moved out a year.
- December 07, 2007
Windows security is a never-ending battle, and IT managers have ongoing plans to add layers of protection in 2008.
- December 06, 2007
Microsoft will release seven updates just in time for the holidays.
- December 05, 2007
Microsoft gave beta testers an early holiday gift this year with the release of Windows Server 2008 RC1.
- December 04, 2007
DLL fixes and NAP interoperability are a couple reasons why Windows managers put Windows XP SP3 on the top of the pile.
- December 03, 2007
Windows administrators may find themselves eyeing more than one management console as Microsoft and Symantec add views to their security suites.