Mary Jo Foley speculates on the future of Microsoft's public cloud play.
- By Mary Jo Foley
To get the most out of System Center, you can't just implement it -- you have to dedicate your shop to automation.
- By Greg Shields
Knowing the basics of this pervasive protocol can be critical in troubleshooting and solving Windows security problems.
Software companies rely on regular customer upgrades and decommissioning old titles. But what is good for vendors isn't so great for IT, which often has to support unsupported software.
Microsoft released a new free tool on Monday that helps IT pros find .PST files created using Microsoft Exchange.
Business smartphone maker Research In Motion has rolled out its cloud-based service for BlackBerry devices that works with the Microsoft Office 365 suite of services.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft rolled out its System Center Advisor service last week, which provides a best-practices check on server deployments.
Dell added to its partnership with Microsoft (and VMware) on "private cloud" technologies by announcing a new hardware product designed to host as many as 200 virtual machines.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of all eight System Center 2012 solutions as release candidates available for testing.
Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).
Microsoft plans to share more about its "private cloud" vision on Tuesday, Jan.17, in an hour-long webinar.
Coupled with a good monitoring system, RBA tasks can become automated responses to detected conditions -- creating a more self-healing IT environment.
The BeyondTrust application is great for putting files on lockdown and preventing data leakage.
The year 2012 should be a banner year for Microsoft. With what seems like every product going through a major revision, this year means more changes for the Information Technology industry than any year in recent memory.
- By Greg Shields
Spotting Active Directory problems isn't necessarily simple, but it can help avoid a catastrophe. These tales of AD disasters come from real-life situations and should serve as instruction -- and perhaps a warning -- to IT pros.