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.
For IT professionals dealing with databases, a few processes can ensure flexibility and stretch the limits of uptime.
- By Andrew Peterson
Users gain some needed control over their applications without surrendering security or stability.
- By Derek Schauland
The role of the operating system is changing, and changing the role of IT with it.
- By Greg Shields
Google on Tuesday released a "stable" plug-in for Internet Explorer that switches on Google Chrome technologies.
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.
DoS and password brute-force attacks can be particularly nasty, but you can protect your network against these types of disruptions.
Microsoft released a report this month updating the progress of the Microsoft Security Response Center in ensuring software security.
Includes confirmed and denied incidents by both groups, allegedly, as well as notable events (as of January 2011).
Microsoft late last week issued a fix to address Office 2010 Service Pack 1 installation failures that some users have experienced.
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.
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).
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.
- By Derek Melber
Microsoft on Monday rolled out a second release of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2011.
Laplink Software is taking on the Windows XP upgrade problem by offering a discount on its migration tools.