Network Management


Microsoft Execs Offer the Case for Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft executives Brad Anderson and Mark Russinovich talked up the case for Microsoft Azure and the hybrid cloud this week.

Microsoft Said To Lower 'Custom Support' Costs for Windows XP

Microsoft reportedly has lowered the ceiling price for its Windows XP "custom support."

Windows 8.1 Update on WSUS Resumed; Install Deadline Now Aug. 12 for Orgs

Microsoft today announced that it has resumed distributing its Windows 8.1 Update through Windows Server Update Services, and it relaxed a 60-day deadline for organizations to install it.

Microsoft Azure Getting Automation and Custom Portal Features

Microsoft today released a "preview" of a new Automation feature for managing Microsoft Azure workloads.

Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Volume License Subscribers

Microsoft today released its updates to Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry at its Volume License Service Center.

Adaptiva's Push Technology Aims to Ease SCCM 2012 Upgrades

Adaptiva has updated its flagship product to facilitate Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 client migrations.

When Should You Create New SQL Server Indexes?

Here's how to spot when new indexes are needed to improve performance.

Microsoft's IE 11 'Enterprise Mode' Aims To Break Old Habits

One of the features that IT pros will see this week with Microsoft's newly updated Internet Explorer 11 browser will be a new "Enterprise Mode."

Verizon and BT To Add Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Service

Microsoft Azure (formerly known as "Windows Azure") will be getting additional support this summer from carrier partners Verizon and BT.

Many Microsoft Products Losing Support After April 8, Not Just Windows XP

Today's April 8 date marks the end, not just for Windows XP, but for many other Microsoft software products as well.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Users Face New Upgrade Deadlines

Microsoft released updates today to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which would be unsurprising except for some strong language coming from Microsoft, warning of installation deadlines.

Windows 8.1 Update Starts Arriving Today

Microsoft released its update to Windows 8.1 today, which will begin arriving to devices at some point through the Windows Update service.

Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

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