Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
While the new features may be tempting, the new Hyper-V VMs' incompatibilities should stop you from jumping on board.
- By Greg Shields
As enterprise IT pros face a business imperative to support the management and analysis of Big Data, Microsoft has embraced the call with the latest evolution of SQL Server, support for NoSQL and Hadoop. The changes promise to alter the role of the traditional DBA.
Microsoft pitched the business side of Windows 10 today after announcing the upcoming operating system at a San Francisco press event.
Microsoft has rolled out another version of SQL Server 2008, dubbed Release 2 Service Pack 3.
- By Michael Domingo
Does your IT team have the competencies it'll need to survive the remainder of this decade?
Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.
How many cloud-based applications are running in your environment? Probably more than you think, if the results of a new survey of IT and security professionals released last week by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) are any indication.
- By John K. Waters
The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.
The longer you use the Windows Server tool, the more uses you'll find for it.
Microsoft plans to eliminate its Office on Demand feature from Office 365 subscriptions, starting in November.
The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.
- By Scott Bekker
Is the new feature an IT game changer or an unnecessary headache?
- By Rick Vanover
Microsoft released its Azure Active Directory Sync Services tool on Monday, with little fanfare.
The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.