Network Management


System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Beta Now Available

Microsoft on Thursday issued a beta of System Center Data Protection Manager 2012.

Virtualization Licensing: Time To Take a Fresh Look at Your Virtual Infrastructure

Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.

Best Practices for Setting Up Resilient Databases for Scalability, High Availability and Disaster Recovery

For IT professionals dealing with databases, a few processes can ensure flexibility and stretch the limits of uptime.

ScriptLogic Privilege Authority: Boosting User Productivity

Users gain some needed control over their applications without surrendering security or stability.

Is the iPad Changing the IT-User Relationship?

The role of the operating system is changing, and changing the role of IT with it.

Google Chrome Frame Available as 'Stable' Release

Google on Tuesday released a "stable" plug-in for Internet Explorer that switches on Google Chrome technologies.

Exchange Server 2010 SP1 RU5 Arrives Without Outlook Fix

Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 (RU5) for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 this week, but it deferred including a fix for an Outlook problem that stalled its earlier RU4 update.

How To Protect Your Network with Lync 2010 Edge Server

DoS and password brute-force attacks can be particularly nasty, but you can protect your network against these types of disruptions.

New Microsoft Report Details Security Process, Offers Patch Management Tips

Microsoft released a report this month updating the progress of the Microsoft Security Response Center in ensuring software security.

UPDATED: Anonymous/LulzSec Hack Timeline

Includes confirmed and denied incidents by both groups, allegedly, as well as notable events (as of January 2011).

Microsoft Issues Fix for Office 2010 SP1 Update Issue

Microsoft late last week issued a fix to address Office 2010 Service Pack 1 installation failures that some users have experienced.

The Future of IT Skills: What You Need To Keep Your IT Career Alive

IT pros need to constantly update their skills in order to survive. Redmond asked experts -- and readers -- which skills and jobs have a solid future and which ones will crumble in the years to come. Here's what we found.

Can You Trust Vendors in the Cloud Age?

From security concerns to whether a product (or vendor) will be around in three years, there's a lot to consider when picking your next tech vendor, esp. in the age of the cloud (and yes, you'll still need on-premise staffing).

How To Manage Active Directory Password Policies in Windows Server 2008/R2

So, you think you know how password policies work in Active Directory? Well, you might ... or you might not. Find out how to manage Active Directory password policies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2011 R2 Released

Microsoft on Monday rolled out a second release of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2011.

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