Network Management


Is PowerShell Really the Only Future for Windows Admins?

Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).

SPC 11 Keynote: Microsoft 'Investing Big' in SharePoint, SharePoint Online

Microsoft opened Day 1 of its SharePoint 2011 conference taking place in Anaheim, Calif. this week by talking about the what's coming next -- including a "major update" for SharePoint Online.

How-To: Get Your Windows Phone 7 in Sync with Exchange

The new Windows mobile platform, code-named "Mango," brings back some of the synchronization features important for enterprise use.

Review: Blackbird Management Suite for Active Directory

Comprehensive suite helps IT pros manage Active Directory.

IT to the Rescue: IT Pros Save the Day

When someone inside an organization steps across legal or ethical boundaries, an IT professional is often the first -- and sometimes last -- line of defense. These are the stories of IT people who have thwarted malfeasance in their organizations -- and there's advice for aspiring IT heroes, too.

Study: SharePoint Costs High Due to Inadequate Skills

The use of Microsoft SharePoint is growing, but maintenance costs can be high especially given the lack of trained personnel, according to an industry study.

Best Practices for Migrating to IE 9 & Keeping Your Legacy Apps Alive

Migrating from Internet Explorer 6 to a modern browser can be faster, cheaper and easier than you think -- if you know the right tricks.

Microsoft's Partners Tap Hyper-V 3.0 Virtual Switch

Microsoft's new extensible virtual switch in Hyper-V 3.0 for Windows Server 8 has already been implemented by 5nine, Broadcom, Cisco, inMon and NEC, among others.

PowerShell 3.0 Available in Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP

Microsoft last week released a community technology preview version of Windows Management Framework 3.0.

Windows To Go: Run Windows 8 Off USB Drive

Microsoft provided more details about its upcoming Windows To Go product running Windows 8 at its Build conference on Thursday.

Windows Server 8 Emerges at Microsoft Build Event

Microsoft described improvements in its next-generation server technology, code-named "Windows Server 8," at its Build conference for developers today.

Windows 8 Details Unveiled at Build Event

Microsoft kicked off the preliminaries of its Build conference by previewing just how its new code-named "Windows 8" operating system will make the case for IT professionals, developers and users.

Sinofsky Spotlights 'Fast and Fluid' Windows 8 in Build Keynote

Microsoft launched its long-awaited Build conference earlier today with a Windows 8-focused keynote led by Steven Sinofsky.

Microsoft Revokes All DigiNotar Digital Certificates, Reissues Security Advisory

Microsoft, Google and Mozilla have revoked all digital certificates from Dutch certificate authority firm DigiNotar as a security measure.

Dumb IT Mistakes: Readers Share Their Biggest IT Goofs

Even the sharpest tools in the IT shed blunder from time to time. Here are a few of your biggies.

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