Enterprise Infrastructure Management

  • May 16, 2006 16 May'06

    Windows drives storage virtualization trend

    New research finds that Windows files increase data and need for optimized storage management.

  • May 10, 2006 10 May'06

    Learning Guide: Migrating to Windows Server 2003

    Considering Windows Server 2003? You're not alone. But how to approach such a complex migration? How can you be sure you're getting the most use out of your investment and avoid the pitfalls, all while keeping your system secure? We have gathered a ...

  • May 01, 2006 01 May'06

    Sun servers up the 'cool' factor

    IT experts have words of wisdom for Sun as the company begins a new era in management.

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    All eyes on virtual apps at MMS

    Application virtualization demos set hearts afire at the Microsoft Management Summit. Could it be the next big thing after server virtualization?

  • April 27, 2006 27 Apr'06

    AttachmateWRQ snaps up NetIQ for $495M

    Windows management mainstay NetIQ was acquired this week by AttachmateWRQ, which manufactures host integration and terminal emulation software.

  • April 26, 2006 26 Apr'06

    Microsoft Service Desk could be tough sell

    Even by adding a service desk to its System Center portfolio, it won't be easy for Microsoft to entice Windows shops that have already invested time and money in third-party products.

  • April 26, 2006 26 Apr'06

    State of the blade: Report from the Server Blade Summit

    According to attendees at the Server Blade Summit last week, IT shops are standardizing on single vendor platforms for consolidation. Analysts say IBM is leading the pack.

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    Microsoft service desk partner to add option for MOM

    Asset management software maker PS'Soft will add to its Windows management inventory by releasing service desk software that is integrated with MOM.

  • April 16, 2006 16 Apr'06

    Microsoft's Virtual Server gets free MOM pack

    Microsoft hasn't offered much in terms of virtual server manageability thus far, but the company did release a free management pack that keeps tabs on computers running Virtual Server 2005.

  • April 10, 2006 10 Apr'06

    Microsoft + Open Source: Too good to be true?

    Does Microsoft want to become open source's new best friend? It may not get that cozy, but Bill Hilf, director of platform technology strategy, thinks there is a lot his company can learn from "the movement."

  • March 23, 2006 23 Mar'06

    Ballmer spins: Our software vs. their services

    Microsoft's Steve Ballmer says choose Microsoft's people-enabling software versus IBM's services and consulting. But it's not really that simple.

  • March 20, 2006 20 Mar'06

    The long-range plan for 64-bit hardware

    Expert Laura E. Hunter talks about developing a long-range plan for your major server hardware purchases and examines some factors that should influence your purchasing decisions.

  • March 14, 2006 14 Mar'06

    Blade servers: small in size, big on energy costs

    New research finds IT managers are struggling with energy headaches, and blade servers are a major heat source.

  • March 06, 2006 06 Mar'06

    Microsoft furthers Windows storage portfolio with acquisition

    Microsoft has acquired a new iSCSI technology that may allow more Windows shops to explore low-end storage.

  • March 05, 2006 05 Mar'06

    No Software Assurance? No software

    Last September, Microsoft said that Vista Enterprise would be available to only those shops that have Software Assurance. The company wasn't kidding.