IT Management


SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Issues Hotfix for AD Rights Management

IT shops using Active Directory rights management services will need to install an update before Feb. 22, according to Microsoft.

Microsoft Reports Bug in Web Security Protocols

Microsoft on Tuesday warned of a "vulnerability" associated with two protocols commonly used to establish secure client-server communications.

Windows 7 'Early Adopters' Described in Report

A report issued last week by Forrester Research found generally positive views about Windows 7 among some early adopters.

Hefty February Security Patch Arrives

Microsoft's February security update marks another notable Patch Tuesday, with 13 patches addressing more than 26 vulnerabilities.

SAP Shakes Up Exec Suite

SAP replaced its CEO Leo Apotheker with two co-chief executives, the company announced on Sunday.

Oracle Beefs Up SOA with AmberPoint Deal

Oracle today said it has agreed to acquire AmberPoint, a supplier of software for managing service-oriented architectures, for an undisclosed sum.

Report: IT Workers May See a Bump in Pay

IT organizations are budgeting to give employees a small pay increase in 2010, according to a recent report.

IT Recovery Is Tepid, As Expected

With a sharp decline in the global equity markets over the past month, economic uncertainty continues to plague IT spending.

FAST Search Will Be a Windows-Only Product

Microsoft plans to eventually discontinue offering its standalone versions of FAST enterprise search products for Linux and Unix.

Tuesday's Patch Will Be a Windows Wash

Microsoft today signaled that a hefty batch of security fixes will arrive on Tuesday.

Microsoft Warns of IE Bug on Windows XP

Microsoft released yet another security advisory for Internet Explorer on Wednesday, mostly applying to Windows XP users.

Microsoft Explains Changes to Volume Licensing Portal

Microsoft described changes to its Volume Licensing Service Center in a Webcast on Wednesday.

Windows 7 'Battery Failure' Bug Under Investigation

Microsoft is responding to complaints from some Windows 7 users about a message that suggests impending battery failure when using a laptop.

Google Pulls Support for Internet Explorer 6

Support for Internet Explorer 6 appears to be dwindling after Microsoft's Web browser was exploited for well-publicized attacks on Google and other companies.

Exchange 2010 Upgrade Strategies Outlined in Report

IT shops should assess their environments before upgrading to Microsoft Exchange 2010, according to a Forrester Research report published last week.

Using MDT and Single-Instance Storage

Learn how to manage and consolidate multiple custom deployment images.

CA Taps Bill McCracken As New CEO

CA dug into its ranks to replace retiring CEO John Swainson, naming its chairman William McCracken to run the company.

UC4 Offers Agent for Integrating Web Services

UC4 Software GmbH unveiled a product on Wednesday aimed at bringing Web services into an automated workload management framework.

Microsoft Unveils Office 2010 System Requirements

Microsoft described the hardware requirements for Office 2010 late last week.

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