- April 01, 2014
Microsoft will lower its Azure cloud prices to match price cuts made by AWS and Google, but is it enough to attract new customers?
- March 28, 2014
When Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium rolls out next month, cloud users will have granular access controls, single sign-on and more.
- March 11, 2014
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates include fixes for Internet Explorer and DirectShow. Plus, Windows XP support nears its end.
- March 06, 2014
Admins will have a light number of security updates to apply for this month's Patch Tuesday. In its advance security notification, Microsoft said it will release five security updates in this ...
- March 03, 2014
In our monthly feature, we highlight the content that's been most popular with our readers and share it with you. For February, Windows Server admins were interested in new Microsoft CEO Satya ...
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Sponsored by SolidFire - 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
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Sponsored by SimpliVity - The true value of data protection is in making systems available after a failure. Data protection starts with surviving failure of server hardware components, then extends to recovering damage to a VM and further to recovering from the loss of a whole data center. A data protection strategy should address multiple levels of failure. It should offer the business certainty of the time to recover from each level and certainty of the potential data loss for each failure. SimpliVity has built data protection into their product from the lowest level. See More
- February 11, 2014
As incoming CEO Satya Nadella gets accustomed to new roles and responsibilities, there are five things he should do to make an impact.
- February 11, 2014
February's Patch Tuesday from Microsoft delivered three critical bulletins, including a 24-vulnerability Internet Explorer patch.
- February 06, 2014
Update (Feb. 10): Microsoft released two additional bulletins to be included in February's Patch Tuesday cycle. The two security updates are marked as critical and will address remote code ...
- February 04, 2014
Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella brings technical expertise to the helm, but can he provide a roadmap that offers IT pros reason for optimism rather than continued frustration?
- February 03, 2014
In our monthly feature, we round up the Windows Server content that was most popular with our readers in the previous and share it with you. For the first month of 2014, Windows Server admins were ...
- January 29, 2014
There's Windows RT for Surface tablets and other devices. How about Windows Server RT for the data center? At the Open Compute Summit in California this week, the company joined server builders HP ...
- January 28, 2014
Microsoft joined the Open Compute Project, open sourcing its data center design specifications for blade servers.
- January 24, 2014
The Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1 and System Center 2012 R2 releases are responsible for the updated MCSA and MCSE cert exams.
- January 23, 2014
A CIO's role and the overall success of an enterprise's security are the two main factors that can make or break an organization.
- January 14, 2014
Just four patches appear in this month's Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft, fixing Office apps and operating system flaws.