Network Management


IT Pros Getting Options with Microsoft's Cloud Backup Service

With its Windows Azure Backup Service, Microsoft is giving enterprises yet another choice when it comes to data backup in the cloud.

Cisco's App Centric Approach Draws Microsoft, Other Partners

Cisco today kicked off its "applications centric infrastructure" alternative to software-defined networking.

What Enterprises Need To Know About Windows Azure

From its scaling capabilities to its close integration with PowerShell, here are a few things to consider before making the move to Microsoft's cloud.

Using Windows Server 2012's SSD Write-Back Cache

Brien runs down how you can get the most out of Windows Server 2012 R2's newest tiered storage functionality.

Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2

Microsoft achieved its "general availability" release milestone today for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2.

Google Extending Chrome Support for Windows XP

Google plans to extend security and patch support for its Chrome browser running on Microsoft's Windows XP until April 2015.

IE 11 Blocker for Windows 7 Now Available

A tool that blocks Internet Explorer 11 installations on Windows 7 machines is now available.

Microsoft Restores Windows 8 Update Controls

Microsoft has restored some update controls for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

Analysts Weigh Microsoft's Cloud Announcements

Experts discuss Microsoft's cloud and enterprise product strategies.

Enterprises Expected To Move Toward Hybrid Clouds

IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future, according to Gartner Inc.

Windows Azure Active Directory Getting No-Cost Enhancements

Microsoft this week announced that it will release some of its Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) enhancements before year's end at no extra cost.

Microsoft Bringing IIS 8.5 Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft's Internet Information Services 8.5 Web server will be arriving soon and bringing a few new improvements.

Prepare Your Shop for Software-Defined Networking

Virtual networks are the future of your datacenter. Here's what you need to know about implementing SDN.

Microsoft To Fold Its Management Summit into TechEd 2014

Microsoft announced today that it plans to merge its Microsoft Management Summit event into its TechEd event next year.

Manage Server Infrastructure with Netwrix Auditor 5.0

The new auditing suite offers extensive reporting tools covering critical system components and platforms.

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