Enterprise Infrastructure Management

  • March 01, 2006 01 Mar'06

    Fast Guide: PCI bus

    It's always tempting to pick bleeding-edge technology when making new hardware purchases. One of the few places where this actually pays off is with new system bus technologies -- specifically, the new PCIe bus.

  • February 21, 2006 21 Feb'06

    Microsoft issues dual SMS betas

    Microsoft discussed plans for a midterm release of its desktop management software, which will come out in May. Betas for both SMS 2003 R2 and its next major update, SMS 4.0, come out this week.

  • February 16, 2006 16 Feb'06

    Experts think new critical flaws have legs

    Security experts tell administrators to 'Patch now' before the latest bugs bite.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Ethernet storage enters the Windows market

    A young company is betting that its low-cost alternative to iSCSI and Fibre Channel will play a key role in the future of networked storage.

  • January 26, 2006 26 Jan'06

    Lotus Notes and Sametime get more features

    IBM's Lotus Sametime 7.5 will add VoIP chat and video conferencing to its features list, the company said at Lotusphere this week. IBM also previewed its next version of Notes.

  • January 25, 2006 25 Jan'06

    Buy 64-bit now; you won't regret it

    With Microsoft expected to move primarily to a 64-bit platform within the next few years, you will want your long term equipment to be readily able to adapt. Expert Laura E. Hunter tells you why making this transition now will save you in the long ...

  • January 23, 2006 23 Jan'06

    The next big thing in networks: The branch box

    It may or may not replace your remote servers, but the branch office appliance is sure to become an indispensable tool for delivering applications to far flung offices in the enterprise.

  • January 12, 2006 12 Jan'06

    Chip analysts put little faith in AMD-Dell rumors

    Rumors swirl that Dell may start including AMD chips in its computers, but experts say the buzz is misplaced speculation.

  • January 10, 2006 10 Jan'06

    Third-party software solutions: Do you need them?

    The number of software companies and products that work with Windows has grown by leaps and bounds now that Active Directory is seasoned and stable. The question is: Do you need these third-party products? Derek Melber runs through what Microsoft ...

  • December 22, 2005 22 Dec'05

    Symantec shuts down discussion groups

    One user has started a new, independent forum in response, saying IT professionals need a place to find support for problems related to the AV giant's products.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    VoIP a 'moving target'

    At Interop New York, a crew of experts discussed what security challenges VoIP creates and offered some helpful tips. One expert called VoIP technology a "moving target" for attacks.

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Wrangling the data behemoth

    Regulatory compliance and business intelligence issues are driving explosive growth in the amount of data that enterprises keep, access and secure.

  • December 14, 2005 14 Dec'05

    Exchange 12 sees first trial

    Microsoft's next-generation messaging platform has made it into a limited beta just weeks before the close of 2005. Exchange 12 is the first server platform that will require 64-bit hardware and Windows.

  • December 13, 2005 13 Dec'05

    Keys to finalizing your Active Directory migration

    When you migrate from Windows NT domains to Windows Active Directory domains, there are many aspects of the migration that can remain unfinished. Expert Derek Melber runs dows the list of areas that should be checked to avoid security gaps in your ...

  • December 01, 2005 01 Dec'05

    Terminal Services Learning Guide

    This guide introduces you to terminal services and explains best practices for planning, installing and administering your Terminal Server. You'll find troubleshooting help, expert advice, articles, tutorials, tips, tools, white papers and more to ...