Microsoft Active Directory Design and Administration

  • April 28, 2009 28 Apr'09

    Inside Identity Lifecycle Manager "2"

    Another product that will be given a fair amount of attention at Tech-Ed this year is Microsoft’s Identity Lifecycle Manager “2”, which the company has just recently renamed Forefront Identity ...

  • April 28, 2009 28 Apr'09

    Microsoft server manager adds Linux, Unix support

    With native support of Linux and Unix, this is not your Mom's MOM. Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 embraces the once unthinkable.

  • April 24, 2009 24 Apr'09

    New AD Integration feature could make life easier for admins

    What do Microsoft Management Summit and Tech-Ed 2009 have in common? Well, about a million things, obviously. But among them is that Pete Zerger will be at both events to present sessions on the ...

  • April 23, 2009 23 Apr'09

    Hyper-V to stay free, along with live migration in R2

    The beta for Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is currently available as a free download, and it looks like it’s going to stay that way. Recent news has the standalone hypervisor technology set to remain free ...

  • April 21, 2009 21 Apr'09

    Welcome to The Windows Server Notebook

    I'd like to take a moment to introduce you to some of our new blog features and also some of the features on IT Knowledge Exchange. You'll notice a Tag Cloud in the right sidebar. The Tag Cloud ...

  • April 15, 2009 15 Apr'09

    Microsoft fortifies Exchange Server with archiving

    With Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft marches into an area that was solely owned by archiving third-party partners. But the company is tight-lipped on Exchange 2007 SP2.

  • April 06, 2009 06 Apr'09

    Top free tools for Windows server administration

    They say the best things in life are free, and that's definitely true for Windows tools. Our experts pick some of their favorite freeware and open source utilities for server admins.

  • March 31, 2009 31 Mar'09

    New Operations Manager 2007 feature allows for automated agent deployments

    Microsoft MVP Pete Zerger shares his insight on a new feature in System Center Operations Manager designed to reduce TCO and minimize administrative effort.

  • February 25, 2009 25 Feb'09

    Microsoft shifts some Exchange support to callback

    Microsoft will have to prove it can return requests for help in a timely manner if it wants to keep IT managers in Exchange Server shops happy.

  • February 17, 2009 17 Feb'09

    Microsoft holds line on custom support price

    Microsoft freezes price on Custom Support Agreements for 2009.

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    Free tools and XP piqued admin interest in 2008

    These stories grabbed the attention of administrators in 2008. Will these topics repeat in 2009?

  • December 29, 2008 29 Dec'08

    IT projects and picks for 2009

    In the coming year, many IT managers will look to get more out of the technology they have in place. Virtualization and Windows 7 are the technologies to watch in 2009.

  • December 22, 2008 22 Dec'08

    Headline makers of 2008

    The tech sector took a wild ride in 2008. Some technologies, like virtualization, entered the mainstream. Big name industry vets bid adieu.

  • December 11, 2008 11 Dec'08

    Microsoft plans more open source outreach

    Microsoft will continue the warming trend toward open source software in 2009. Pragmatism trumps ideology, according to one executive.

  • December 10, 2008 10 Dec'08

    Users eye VDI but may wait for client hypervisors

    VMware, Microsoft and Citrix are building virtual desktop portfolios, but IT pros suggest vendors refocus on client hypervisors.