Windows client management
- July 30, 2007
IT shops running Windows XP are worried about whether to wait for the next OS release, dubbed Windows 7. A Gartner desktop expert says the fuss is premature.
- July 02, 2007
A Community Technology Preview for Microsoft's midmarket Server Centro combines management with Windows Server 2008 Beta 3.
- June 27, 2007
Office 2007 as an application development platform could mean more tasks in the hands of end users -- or more of a burden for IT managers.
- June 21, 2007
Quest Software has devoured ScriptLogic, one of the few remaining independent providers of Windows desktop and server management tools.
- June 08, 2007
Microsoft says that Windows Vista is seeing strong adoption in the enterprise, but IT managers at TechEd 2007 seem in no hurry to upgrade.
- June 04, 2007
At Microsoft's biggest Windows confab, IT managers learned about a new generation of security tools, IIS 7.0 integration with Windows Server and little else.
- May 21, 2007
New features in Intelligent Application Gateway include support for Windows Vista and better integration with Active Directory Federation Services.
- May 18, 2007
Microsoft server and tools honcho Bob Muglia has a new boss as the company restacks the deck.
- May 15, 2007
In just three weeks, more than 100,000 downloads are circulating of Windows Longhorn Server, now named Windows Server 2008.
- May 09, 2007
Microsoft said its plans for the next generation of SQL Server, code-named Katmai, will include rules-based policy management.
- April 26, 2007
Microsoft is touting better task automation and security features such as quarantine and read-only domain controller in Windows Longhorn Beta 3.
- April 25, 2007
Network Access Protection (NAP) will be a big improvement in Windows Longhorn, but issues such as a missing SIS domain controller are raising questions, says the Windows guru.
- April 20, 2007
Windows managers are content with older versions of Exchange Server, so it could be a while before Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 migrations are in full swing.
- April 09, 2007
Security vendor Symantec took another big gulp. This time it swallowed systems management and virtualization software player Altiris.
- March 27, 2007
Updates for Virtual Machine Manager and other beta systems management tools were announced at the Microsoft Management Summit, but competing products that are shipping have the edge.