Microsoft Active Directory Design and Administration
- July 29, 2011
Update rollup 4 for Exchange 2010 SP1 has been re-released, drawing angst from the Exchange community. To calm future concerns, the Exchange team explained what went wrong.
- July 21, 2011
The first public showing of Windows Server 8 indicates Microsoft plans to significantly pump up its virtualization capabilities, but it must avoid licensing landmines ala VMware.
- July 08, 2011
Though Exchange Server 2010 is mature, many IT shops still rely on Exchange Server 2007. If that includes you, check out the fixes in Exchange 2007 SP3 Update Rollup 4.
- June 24, 2011
If you run Exchange Server 2010 SP1 or plan to upgrade, check out some of the important fixes and feature enhancements in Update Rollup 4.
- June 20, 2011
Microsoft has an iron grip on the desktop and now the messaging-collaboration market, but its fortunes could fade if it can't generate new services based on those products.
- June 14, 2011
Windows administrators keep their jobs this month thanks to a hefty 34 security fixes to some mainstay products, including Windows Server 2008 and R2.
- June 03, 2011
With Exchange Server, Microsoft has won the messaging-collaboration wars against IBM’s Lotus Notes. But who will step up to challenge its monopoly in the age of the cloud?
- May 25, 2011
Microsoft's Azure platform has generally received good reviews from many IT shops and third party developers and appears to be gaining mindshare despite a band of fierce competitors including ...
- May 19, 2011
As Microsoft shops take their first steps toward the cloud, many feel more comfortable putting critical data in the hands of third party providers.
- May 19, 2011
Due out later this year, Exchange Server 2010 SP2 includes Outlook Web App "Mini" and GAL segmentation.
- May 18, 2011
Microsoft has expanded the options for Exchange administrators who wish to seek higher credentials, and that means long stays in Redmond are no longer necessary.
- May 17, 2011
Though many IT shops use products from both VMware and Shavlik Technologies, some worry that VMware may not care to keep SCUPdates, a third-party patch tool that extends SCCM.
- May 11, 2011
Windows managers want Microsoft to pull together its cloud story into a cohesive whole. The company is expected to flesh out its plans at this year’s TechEd conference.
- May 02, 2011
Microsoft believes its SMI-S specification can address the needs of Windows shops with multi-vendor storage needs, but it will need support from storage vendors to make it happen.
- April 29, 2011
Software companies have prepared products to help shift enterprises to Office 365. But can they also ease the pains associated with the transition?