Microsoft has released two community technology previews of System Center 2012 solutions specifically for the new Windows Server 8 beta.
Microsoft this week further explained its PowerShell leanings with Windows Server 8.
SQL Server 2012 will offer a variety of new features centered on big data, business intelligence and cloud computing.
A lot of contradictory information exists about Hyper-V, but there are some critical management practices that every Hyper-V shop should follow. Follow these tips for storage, ideal VM placement, how best to apply antivirus and more!
Active Directory Change Reporter 7.0 offers some useful features for Active Directory admins who want to get a better handle on what's going on in their environments.
- By Derek Schauland
It appears Microsoft System Center 2012 will be hot...but that's not a good thing for everyone.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft today unveiled a beta of a new service for IT professionals that can scan Windows systems for problems.
Microsoft released two free tools this month that are designed to help IT pros troubleshoot Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients.
Microsoft last week issued a beta of a new Exchange Client Network Bandwidth Calculator.
Microsoft recently described some improvements it made to System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.
While security is still a concern for some companies, more and more businesses are outsourcing e-mail archiving to cloud vendors. And the vendors themselves are proliferating.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
Want a job in Windows IT? Get your scripting skills down.
Mary Jo Foley speculates on the future of Microsoft's public cloud play.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Knowing the basics of this pervasive protocol can be critical in troubleshooting and solving Windows security problems.
To get the most out of System Center, you can't just implement it -- you have to dedicate your shop to automation.
- By Greg Shields