Enterprise Infrastructure Management
- May 27, 2008
Microsoft's decision to use a refined Vista kernel for its next OS, Windows 7, is a smart business move. But does it help IT managers?
- May 21, 2008
Citrix extends its desktop strategy with the release of its desktop virtualization product XenDesktop.
- May 15, 2008
Microsoft aims to compete with big systems management vendors, but one analyst at Forrester Research says its role, though important, is complementary.
- May 13, 2008
VMware answers Microsoft's virtual management news with a wave of its own new management tools. One expert compares the two.
- May 02, 2008
It's still not clear whether desktop virtualization has any true value, but that may be because it's still early in the game.
- May 01, 2008
Microsoft hammers home the message of how it will use its own management platform to compete against virtualization powerhouse VMware.
- April 29, 2008
Enterprises want Microsoft to provide better support for Unix and Linux, as well as for its own products. System Center is moving in that direction.
- April 22, 2008
Security software services are growing in popularity. But those services are not always cheaper than premise-based options, and they're not right for every situation.
- April 18, 2008
In big, diversified IT shops, Microsoft System Center underpins other established systems management vendors' products. Better integration tools may improve standing.
- April 10, 2008
Microsoft was never known as a bastion of standards compliance. But over time, courts, customers and the network have forced the company to open up and interoperate.
- April 08, 2008
This Stirling beta adds a feature called dynamic response, which automates responses to malicious attacks based on policies set by IT.
- April 01, 2008
Vista bashing primes IT shops for Mac adoption? Real IT guys and a Forrester study say don't bet on it.
- April 01, 2008
MDOP 2008 is out this week. The kit adds a diagnostic and recovery toolset plus software for desktop monitoring.
- March 31, 2008
More System Center online services will be on tap at the Management Summit later this month. Don't expect enterprises to be an easy sell.
- March 18, 2008
Attractive pricing, more relaxed views about off-site security and the acceptance of SaaS will accelerate hosted email adoption.