Network Management


The Great Cloud Bottleneck: How Capacity Issues Can Kill Your Cloud Project

Cloud computing vendors promise the world, but if your network isn't up to the task, the resulting speed, bandwidth and latency issues may doom your project from the start.

11 Quick Tips for a Successful Cloud Deployment

From the SLA to WAN optimization, here's 11 steps you don't want to skip.

Cloud vs. WAN Costs: A Breakdown

Researchers show the trend for cloud computing vs. on-premise costs.

Transitioning to the Cloud: A Preparation Guide

From architecture to management to cost to possible latency issues, here's what you need to consider before you make the move.

Windows 8: Could Windows To Go Change Everything?

Windows To Go, even in its pre-release state, just seems to perfectly fit with that everywhere-for-everyone mentality that's changing everything about how we do IT.

Exaggerated: Reports of the Windows GUI Death

Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.

PowerShell: An In-Depth Scripting Crash Course

This extended Windows PowerShell column will jump-start your knowledge of this powerful technology.

Mary Jo Foley Grilled on 'Future of IT' at Canadian Border

Veteran Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley was recently questioned by Canadian border guards about "the future of IT."

Moving to Server Core: How One Company Did It (And You Can, Too)

Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.

Microsoft Releases System Center Operations Manager 2012 RC

Microsoft today rolled out a release candidate version of its System Center Operations Manager 2012 solution.

Inside Windows 8: What You Need To Know

Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.

Inside Windows Server 8: A First Look

Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.

The 2011 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.

Exchange Server 2010: Creating High Availability

E-mail is an essential business communication tool, so ensuring high availability (HA) with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is important. Here's how.

MAP Toolkit 6.5 Beta and SCM 2.0 Released

Microsoft released two Solution Accelerator tools for IT pros late last month.

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