Network Management


Windows Azure Backup Service Available as 'Paid Preview'

Microsoft indicated today that it has released a "public paid preview" of its Windows Azure Backup service.

SQL Server 2000 Losing Security Support on April 9

SQL Server 2000 is at the end of its product lifecycle and will lose its "extended support" from Microsoft on Tuesday, April 9.

How To Configure and Provision Hyper-V Host Servers with SCVVM

Your guide to using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to configure your VMs and hosts.

Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 1 Now Available

Microsoft today released Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange 2013, enabling coexistence with older servers.

Application Virtualization Vote: Yea or Nay?

Help Greg Shields settle an ongoing debate regarding app virtualization with Don Jones by "voting" in the comments!

Understanding System Center & the Private Cloud

System Center has morphed into a true private cloud platform. Here's a quick overview of what this means and how your IT infrastructure can take advantage of it.

Microsoft's GSM Web Site Monitoring Service Now Available

Microsoft has started selling the use of its Global Service Monitor service for tracking Web site performance.

Survey: IT Pros Are Stressed Out

Most IT administrators consider their jobs to be stressful, according to an industry survey.

Exchange 2013 CU1 Expected to Arrive on April 2

A cumulative update designed to enable Exchange 2013 coexistence with Exchange 2010 is set for April 2 delivery.

Microsoft Issues Hotfix Rollup for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Microsoft this week released a hotfix rollup that addresses 90 issues with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

System Center Advisor Now Available as No-Cost Service

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that System Center Advisor is now a free service and that organizations don't have to have Software Assurance coverage on their servers to use it.

Microsoft Deployment Tool for Exchange 2013 Available

Microsoft released its Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant tool on Monday.

Microsoft Improves Active Directory Controls for Windows Azure

Microsoft is continuing its Windows Azure management improvements.

Public Cloud Test Drive: Amazon S3, Windows Azure & Rackspace Cloud Files

Your quick guide to using these three solutions to protect and recover your enterprise data in the public cloud.

Microsoft Hit with Worldwide Windows Azure Cloud Storage Service Outage

Microsoft confirms an expired SSL certificate brought down its Windows Azure storage service worldwide today.

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