Microsoft on Wednesday issued a detailed apology and explanation for a two-day Windows Azure Storage disruption.
Improvements include extended OS compatibility, upgrades to Data Protection Manager and a boost in virtualization performance, along with support for the latest Hyper-V release.
System Center 2012 Operations Manager installations can hit a snag, according to Microsoft.
Microsoft today announced the general availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, plus a new Windows Intune service update release and Windows Azure improvements.
Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server 2012 can help IT improve file server authorization and authentication by reducing Active Directory groups.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
The way you set up your Active Directory topography will have a direct impact on how well you're able to organize your users and resources.
Latest beta aims to ease management tasks tapping Microsoft services.
Microsoft warned late last week that Windows Management Framework 3.0 doesn't play well yet with some versions of Exchange and Windows Small Business Server.
Looking to bolster its portfolio of software aimed at reducing unauthorized access to enterprise resources, BeyondTrust last week said it has acquired BlackBird Group for an undisclosed amount.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft announced this week that System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 reached its "release-to-manufacturing" milestone.
Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 on Tuesday, but IT pros don't seem very thrilled.
There's no longer a firm dividing line between IT and development skills -- especially not with Microsoft System Center 2012. Greg Shields explains why.
- By Greg Shields
We can't make users happy when we insist that every IT service comes straight from our own datacenter. Now's the time to start thinking of new ways to manage IT.
Patch Manager 1.8 is a useful companion to Windows Server Update Services, and eases the distribution and reporting of patches and security fixes.
- By Derek Schauland
Microsoft plans to roll out Service Pack 3 for its Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 product in the first quarter of next year.