Network Management


TechEd Day 1: New Windows Intune, Enhanced Dev Tools Announced

Microsoft announced a few cloud- and developer-oriented tidbits today at its TechEd event, which is being held this week in Orlando, Fla.

UE-V: Roaming Profiles That Actually Work?

Microsoft may finally solve a major Windows admin headache with this addition to the Microsoft Desktop Optimization package.

Microsoft's June Security Patch To Deliver 3 Critical Windows Fixes

Microsoft's monthly security update will be arriving this Tuesday.

Microsoft MVP: How IT Pros Can Prepare for IPv6

IT pros need to be getting their networks ready for Internet Protocol version 6, and MVP Ed Horley describes how to get there.

World IPv6 Launch Happening on June 6

Internet Protocol version 6 will be turned on permanently by a number of companies around the world on June 6 GMT.

Windows Server Auditing: Third-Party Solutions Are a Good Thing!

Why the one size-fits-all approach wouldn't work for you or Microsoft.

Study: Staying on Windows XP Can Be Costly

Microsoft last week pointed to an IDC study it commissioned suggesting that organizations can save money by moving from Windows XP to Windows 7.

Gartner: Get Off Windows XP by 2013

Most IT pros have thought about moving away from the venerable Windows XP operating system, but the ones that haven't are "really, really late," according to Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Released

Microsoft on Thursday released the latest version of its toolkit for deploying Windows systems and applications.

Microsoft Releases MAP Toolkit 7.0 Beta

A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit version 7.0 was released last week.

Microsoft Releases SP2 Preview for SQL Server 2008 R2

Microsoft this week released a preview of its forthcoming Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2.

Server Message Block 3.0: Microsoft's New Storage Model

Considering buying a SAN? Stop what you're doing. The world of storage is about to change and its future lies in a surprisingly familiar protocol: the Server Message Block (SMB).

Proper Employee Monitoring: Best Practices for Doing It Right

Some companies demand that IT track Web use or go even deeper into user behavior. Here are some tips on how to do it right and what tools to use.

10 Common IT Security Blunders (and How To Avoid Them)

While IT managers are trained early on to avoid obvious threats, many still fail to watch out for the basics. From password issues to excessive auditing to not using Group Policy, here's a list of 10 things to make sure your shop is taking care of.

Microsoft Issues Update to Office for Mac 2011

Microsoft yesterday issued a new update for Office for Mac 2011 after some users had problems with their Service Pack 2 installations.

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