Microsoft Active Directory Design and Administration

  • December 24, 2009 24 Dec'09

    ‘Tis the season to be techy

    Happy holidays everyone! It’s the season of giving, and in that spirit we’ve collected a few cool holiday-themed articles for Windows admins. Take a look below, and we’ll get back to talking about ...

  • December 23, 2009 23 Dec'09

    Holiday promos for IT pros include freebies and price cuts

    No flat screen TVs or iPhones, but IT pros might want to check out holiday contests, plus software, hardware and hosting deals.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    Helpful third-party tools for Exchange Server

    Check out these 12 third-party Exchange management tools and see how they can help administrators monitor, archive and migrate Exchange servers.

  • December 21, 2009 21 Dec'09

    IT pros pick their favorite books

    IT pros offer book recommendations ranging from mainstream to super geeky.

  • December 16, 2009 16 Dec'09

    PowerShell 2.0 modules feature flies under the radar

    I spoke with PowerShell MVP Keith Hill recently about the growing popularity of Powershell among Windows admins. During our conversation, I asked him for his take on some of version 2’s ...

  • December 12, 2009 12 Dec'09

    The Windows Report — Looking ahead to 2010

    Happy holidays everyone! The last last edition of The Windows Report for 2009 takes a quick look back at the year that was, then looks into the future at what are sure to be the big Windows topics ...

  • December 11, 2009 11 Dec'09

    Opalis acquisition could mean big things for System Center

    The news today is that Microsoft has finalized a new acquisition – Opalis Software, which experts are calling yet another example of the company’s commitment to the cloud and virtualization ...

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Remoting tops Windows PowerShell 2.0 features

    Of all the improvements made to PowerShell 2.0, the new remote management capabilities are expected to be the biggest hit among admins.

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Sell your CIO on helpful technologies

    Want to get on your CIO's good side this holiday season? Here are some suggested smart technologies that might help your enterprise cut costs and help you score points with the boss.

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Microsoft Services arm offers help with Win 7, Exchange 2010

    If you are installing new desktops or upgrading to a new version of Exchange and would like some help, these services from Microsoft are one option.

  • December 04, 2009 04 Dec'09

    Mark Minasi, Microsoft MinWin and you

    Microsoft has a long way to go before it reaches its goal for MinWin. Windows expert Mark Minasi talks about what MinWin means to IT professionals.

  • December 03, 2009 03 Dec'09

    R2 users will have to wait for Exchange 2007 support

    UPDATE! (6/22/2010) The wait is over. Exchange Server 2007 SP3 is now available. ORIGINAL POST (12/3/2009) Well I guess we know what Microsoft was thinking when it originally decided not to include ...

  • December 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    What is Next Generation Active Directory?

    While the folks from Microsoft talked about a lot of different technologies at last month’s Professional Developers Conference, one of the most interesting ones is what the company is referring to ...

  • November 30, 2009 30 Nov'09

    Microsoft still playing catch up with Service Manager

    Microsoft is closer to delivering System Center Service Manager, but after long delays, the company may have missed the boat.

  • November 30, 2009 30 Nov'09

    Web trends alter role of the Windows OS

    The trend toward Web-based apps and hypervisors of all kinds has changed the role of the operating system. How far will it go?