Windows client management

  • April 09, 2007 09 Apr'07

    Symantec completes Altiris acquisition

    Security vendor Symantec took another big gulp. This time it swallowed systems management and virtualization software player Altiris.

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    Microsoft hits beta milestones but still trails pack

    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.

  • February 19, 2007 19 Feb'07

    Crucial SQL Server 2005 service pack ships

    SQL Server 2005 SP2, which is required for use with Vista and Office 2007, is now ready for downloading.

  • January 22, 2007 22 Jan'07

    Microsoft woos Notes users with tools and templates

    It's becoming an annual ritual. Like last year, Microsoft will unveil mail migration tools for Exchange on the eve of IBM's big collaboration confab, Lotusphere.

  • January 15, 2007 15 Jan'07

    TechTarget names best Windows products for 2006

    Judges evaluated more than 160 entries in 15 categories based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into existing environments, ease of use and manageability, support, functionality and value.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07's Survey: IT managers weigh in

    IT managers have a lot on their plates for 2007. Whether it involves migrating to Windows Vista or upgrading to 64-bit, many changes are on the way.'s site editor Katherine Bull breaks down some of the major issues IT managers are ...

  • December 12, 2006 12 Dec'06

    Office Communications Server 2007 private beta released

    Microsoft's unified communications strategy moves forward with the release of Office Communications Server 2007.

  • December 08, 2006 08 Dec'06

    Exchange Server 2007 ready to go

    The server that Microsoft describes as the cornerstone to its collaboration strategy – Exchange Server 2007 – was released to manufacturing late this week.

  • December 01, 2006 01 Dec'06

    Microsoft flip-flopping on future Exchange features

    Will the next version of Exchange Server have a new data store or public folders? Even Microsoft doesn't seem to know for sure.

  • November 21, 2006 21 Nov'06

    Microsoft looks beyond 2007 as Exchange release nears

    As Exchange 2007 preps for release next month, the Microsoft messaging team has plans for Exchange 14 that should please IT managers.

  • November 10, 2006 10 Nov'06

    Users eye iPods as cool enterprise tools

    The holidays may bring a flood of new consumer gadgets into the enterprise. New research shows that corporate IT should find ways to include them.

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    For some, the new Exchange is the old Exchange

    Microsoft is queuing up Exchange Server 2007, but for many IT shops, their interest will remain with Exchange Server 2003 for a long time.

  • November 08, 2006 08 Nov'06

    Vista reaches its last milestone

    Vista went to manufacturing today with the desktop OS expected to be available to business customers Nov. 30. Microsoft has pinned its hopes on the new software's security features.

  • November 07, 2006 07 Nov'06

    SQL Server 2005 SP2 bits ready

    A community technical preview of SQL Server's next service pack is ready for download. The service pack is due out early next year.

  • November 06, 2006 06 Nov'06

    Mark Minasi highlights Vista pluses

    New features in Vista 2007 will include better security, but users are still figuring out how that will affect applications, said the Windows guru.