Enterprise Infrastructure Management

  • February 13, 2007 13 Feb'07

    WSUS 3.0 release candidate beta is ready

    Microsoft's free patching tool is said to perform better and offer more flexible deployment.

  • February 07, 2007 07 Feb'07

    Microsoft puts final touches on System Center roadmap

    IT managers look forward to more standard features in SCCM 2007 and less need for third-party tools.

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    Many IT managers still dousing security fires

    As Bill Gates touts policy-based security as a potential cure-all at RSA this week, IT managers may not have the resources or infrastructure to make it happen.

  • February 02, 2007 02 Feb'07

    Microsoft uses Whale technology in new gateway device

    Intelligent Application Gateway helps IT managers balance remote access with network security in a single piece of hardware.

  • February 02, 2007 02 Feb'07

    Free translator tool ready for download

    Microsoft and Novell serve up an OpenXML Translator, which lets users open and save documents in both OpenXML and ODF.

  • January 31, 2007 31 Jan'07

    Microsoft-Novell staff up joint lab

    The Microsoft-Novell pact gets down to business as the vendors post jobs for positions at its joint interoperability lab.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    Ambitious Microsoft service desk tool revealed

    More details are emerging about Microsoft's upcoming help desk product, code-named Service Desk, during a hush-hush company road show.

  • January 25, 2007 25 Jan'07

    What to look for in a CMDB

    If you are shopping for a configuration management database, make sure it has four key capabilities, Gartner says.

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    Windows, systems management players gird for battle

    Microsoft has a good shot at grabbing business from the Big Four systems management vendors. But can it ever do more than Windows?

  • January 23, 2007 23 Jan'07

    Systems management enters new era

    Say goodbye to the old management frameworks and tedious data collection from individual management tools. New technologies are reinventing a difficult and mundane process.

  • January 11, 2007 11 Jan'07

    What's on IT managers' plates in 2007

    Our recent survey asked IT managers to rank the most important aspects of their jobs. Site editor Katherine Bull studied the results and offers some insight on what you'll want to focus on in the future.

  • January 11, 2007 11 Jan'07

    Vista features that may hurry your migration plans

    Much ado has been made about some of Vista's flashier features. Expert Bernie Klinder talks about the ones that really improve end users' experiences and may have them clamoring for a quicker upgrade plan from IT managers.

  • January 09, 2007 09 Jan'07

    Bumper crop of malware expected in 2007

    Malware attacks will strike three-quarters of enterprises this year, according to Gartner analysts. As threats abound, IT managers scramble to plug holes.

  • January 03, 2007 03 Jan'07

    Unified communications requires different approach

    A new generation of social networkers is moving into corporate ranks and changing how users collaborate, says messaging expert Tony Redmond.

  • January 02, 2007 02 Jan'07

    Microsoft's next big product push: Systems management

    From help desk to data protection, Microsoft began taking on systems management in a big way in 2006. The next wave begins in early 2007 with the release of the newest SMS.