Windows client management

  • June 16, 2005 16 Jun'05

    News from Microsoft TechEd 2005

    TechEd, Microsoft's annual showcase event for enterprise IT professionals and application developers, was sold out this year. Find out what topics were the talk of TechEd.

  • June 09, 2005 09 Jun'05

    Microsoft-SAP project has opportunities, drawbacks

    Mendocino integrates some SAP processes into Microsoft's Office suite. The initial product has many opportunities and some drawbacks, according to analysts.

  • June 09, 2005 09 Jun'05

    XML file format switch generates Office 12 buzz

    IT professionals at TechEd 2005 say the storage benefits from Microsoft's planned move to new default file formats should help IT managers justify a move to the next version of Office.

  • May 31, 2005 31 May'05

    Will a stripped-down Windows XP reach the summit?

    Microsoft's plans for Eiger could help businesses get more shelf life out of older Windows desktops, but how many companies want to save their dinosaur hardware from extinction?

  • May 20, 2005 20 May'05

    Microsoft releases first service pack for SBS 2003

    There are five separate downloads as part of the Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP1 package.

  • May 18, 2005 18 May'05

    Decision points for Exchange hosting

    There are good arguments for and against outsourcing Microsoft Exchange Server. One Exchange consultant offers a list of pros and cons.

  • May 09, 2005 09 May'05

    Microsoft not undercutting its partners, CIO says (Page 2)

    Yes, a "limited number" of Microsoft customers are outsourcing some of their IT operations to Microsoft, CIO Ron Markezich says. No, Redmond is not out to challenge IBM Global Services.

  • May 06, 2005 06 May'05

    R2 beta for Windows Server 2003 released

    The second test version of Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 R2 is now available for download.

  • May 04, 2005 04 May'05

    Exchange hosting makes a comeback

    If you thought the concept of Exchange hosting ended with the era of the dot-com, think again. It's making a strong comeback -- and for all sizes of organizations.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05

    Windows and Linux: Unraveling support options

    There are lots of commercial and free versions of Linux available for integration in a Windows enterprise. Each Linux option comes with its own support mechanisms and issues for Windows IT managers to consider.

  • April 06, 2005 06 Apr'05

    Cluster version of Windows Server delayed

    Microsoft offers a new timetable for the release of Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition, but few other details.

  • March 28, 2005 28 Mar'05

    The ROI of server consolidation

    It might be a quick route to lowering your TCO, but server consolidation comes in various forms -- and IT managers need to know the pros and cons attached to each option before choosing a consolidation path.

  • March 28, 2005 28 Mar'05

    Much ado about compliance

    Editor in Chief Marilyn Cohodas discusses IT's role in compliance and announces's reorganization, which will include greater coverage of technology issues important to Windows network and department-level managers.

  • March 21, 2005 21 Mar'05

    Help a DBA today!

    Editor Catherine Ketcher introduces, a site dedicated to serving SQL Server developers, administrators and managers the practical advice they need on topics including the latest news on SQL Server 2005, tips from industry experts...

  • March 02, 2005 02 Mar'05

    Windows 2003, XP leading the way to 64-bit

    In April, Microsoft expects to release two versions of Windows that support 64-bit computing architecture, although many IT administrators say there's little reason for them to retire their 32-bit systems.