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July 03, 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager tools fit the bill for small shops, but enterprises may have to spring for third-party SCCM add-ons.
May 09, 2014
IT pros will get some new server app migration and SCCM add-on modules in the coming months as vendors ramp up their offerings.
March 13, 2014
In this Q&A with Microsoft's Rajeev Nagar, we explore the company's approach SDN and network virtualization.
June 03, 2013
Microsoft will deliver new versions of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 this year, with focus on hybrid clouds.
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Microsoft System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a tool in System Center 2012 that provides file servers, virtual servers, Exchange Server, SharePoint and SQL Server with disk-based, tape-based and bare metal recovery capabilities. Continue Reading
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Microsoft's System Center 2012 R2 continues the tradition of managing multiple platforms from a suite of products. This handbook looks at the issues surrounding its use. Continue Reading
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Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013. Continue Reading
Microsoft released the System Center 2012 SP1 RTM, which lets IT deploy and manage Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8, but it requires a clean install. Continue Reading
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Admins should ignore previous complaints and look at System Center 2012 SP1 to turn their data centers into modern private clouds. Continue Reading
The release of the System Center 2012 SP1 beta supports Windows Server 2012 and does more with Hyper-V, the cloud and PowerShell. Here's what's new. Continue Reading
Virtual Machine Manager 2012 promises improvements for Hyper-V shops. Find out why this single-pane-of-glass manager improves on VMM 2008. Continue Reading