IT Management


Microsoft Talks Up Private Clouds at Tech-Ed Europe

Hyper-V Cloud, one among several solutions announced at Berlin confab, aims to facilitate private cloud deployments.

Microsoft Patch Load Lightens for November

After two straight gargantuan rollouts, IT pros are getting a break with November's patch load.

Microsoft Argues Cloud Boosts Green Computing

By shifting computing operations to the cloud, organizations can reduce their carbon emissions by 30 percent, according to a study that is the basis of the report.

Enterprises Are Shifting To Windows 7

One year after formally releasing its Windows 7 desktop operating system, Microsoft is making note that adoption among enterprises is exceeding expectations.

2010 Redmond Magazine Readers Choice Awards

After the Triple Crown in 2008 and the Grand Slam in 2009, Redmond introduces another level of prestige for exceptional Readers Choice winners: the Five-Star Award.

Inside the New Lync Server: Microsoft Pushes into Voice Communications

Microsoft Lync Server is poised to become a major factor in the market for enterprise voice systems.

Careers: Hiring Unsteady Despite Encouraging Government Report

BLS showed a net gain of 6,500 IT jobs in September, indicating consecutive months of positive IT job growth.

Microsoft Lync Released to Manufacturing

Microsoft reached the released-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone on Wednesday for Lync, its next-generation universal communications platform. The company will launch Lync at an event in New York Nov. 17.

TechMentor: Best Practices for Exchange 2010 Capacity Planning

Experts described optimal preparations for deploying Exchange 2010 at the TechMentor Las Vegas event last week.

Windows 7 Deployment Highlighted in TechMentor Keynote

A keynote talk today on deploying Windows 7 by a Microsoft official signaled the start of Day 2 at the TechMentor 2010 event, which is ongoing this week in Las Vegas.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Released

Microsoft released its newest product update to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 on Thursday.

Marathon Looks To Broaden Fault Tolerant Computing

Marathon Technologies last week rolled out software aimed at broadening the availability of fault tolerant computing.

Survey: Cloud Benefits Not Clearly Defined

A recent survey shows that one of the greatest challenges facing the adoption of cloud computing is that the industry isn't selling it very well.

Happy Anniversary Windows: The Windows Operating System Turns 25

After a quarter-century, Windows has gone from a long-awaited experiment to the dominant software product in the world. But the operating system's past isn't necessarily a prologue for what could be an uncertain future.

The Many Faces of Microsoft...

Could there be fewer versions of Windows? More importantly, does it matter?

Just What Is IT Debt?

According to research firm Gartner, IT debt is the amount of money it would take to bring an organization's application portfolio up to date.

Gartner Says Cloud Spending On the Rise

Cloud computing services accounted for 12.5 percent of overall IT budgets, according to a research report released this week by Gartner.

Microsoft Takes HPC to the Cloud

New release aimed at broadened use of Windows HPC Server.

IBM, Microsoft, Google, Intel Top Worldwide Brand Study

Apple, Google and BlackBerry are biggest gainers in "brand value" in 2010.

Office Communications Server Renamed Lync, Close to Release

Microsoft has renamed its Office Communications Server Lync Server 2010 and has posted the release candidate and a planning tool.

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