Enterprise Infrastructure Management

  • April 17, 2007 17 Apr'07

    Host-based anti-malware tools help fend off attacks

    Multi-protection products are attracting attention as IT managers check out host-based anti-malware tools. Microsoft will enter the fray in May with its Forefront Client.

  • April 09, 2007 09 Apr'07

    Overlooking features trips up email archiving projects

    IT managers and archiving experts share a few tips on what elements to look for in an email archiving system.

  • April 05, 2007 05 Apr'07

    Longhorn April CTP precedes Beta 3

    Longhorn Beta 3 still on track, according to Microsoft, as it releases new code this week.

  • April 05, 2007 05 Apr'07

    Microsoft adds new features to free monitoring tool

    IT managers can delve deeper into their computer networks with the latest version of Process Monitor, a tool that originated at Sysinternals, which was acquired by Microsoft.

  • April 02, 2007 02 Apr'07

    Technology may ease compliance burden

    IT managers mull over their technology options as their role in regulatory compliance intensifies.

  • April 02, 2007 02 Apr'07

    Surviving a compliance audit

    Compliance auditors are becoming more tech-savvy, and are asking IT managers to show and tell. Here is some advice from IT managers who have been through the compliance audit process.

  • April 02, 2007 02 Apr'07

    Miscommunication muddles compliance process

    Compliance audits are happening at IT shops large and small. Requests made by auditors and even management are being lost in translation.

  • April 01, 2007 01 Apr'07

    IT shops take compliance seriously

    IT managers need to make regulatory compliance part of their daily routines to steer clear of TJX's fate.

  • March 29, 2007 29 Mar'07

    Microsoft systems management to enter governance fray

    Management chief Kirill Tatarinov weighs in on Microsoft's product roadmap as well as its desire to help IT shops tackle regulatory compliance challenges.

  • March 29, 2007 29 Mar'07

    Regulations spark growing demand for data encryption

    Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA are prompting IT managers to use encryption for securing personal data on mobile devices. Microsoft is responding with its own encryption toolkit.

  • March 29, 2007 29 Mar'07

    Methods for conducting an enterprise architecture assessment

    The biggest part of conducting an IT architecture assessment is collecting good information to make decisions about what you are going to change in your architecture. Expert Jane Carbone details what information you need to gather before you make ...

  • March 29, 2007 29 Mar'07

    Enterprise architecture assessment: What's your motivation?

    Expert Jane Carbone discusses the opportunities available for conducting an assessment of your enterprise architecture, and the reasons why it is important.

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    Revived initiative promises to unify systems management

    IT managers at the Microsoft Management Summit say they are encouraged by the company's pledge to finally move beyond tools that manage only Windows platforms.

  • March 23, 2007 23 Mar'07

    Companies could buy into SaaS sooner than expected

    Quick corporate pick up of collaboration services, like those from Google, will hinge on how quickly members of the digital generation can get their way.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    Charting a disaster recovery plan

    The first step to designing a solid disaster recovery plan is defining your company's IT universe. Expert Russell Olsen explains where to go from there – creating a plan and integrating it into your daily work.