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.
Microsoft announced today that Windows Azure's federation capabilities now support single sign-on capabilities in conjunction with the use of Active Directory on Windows Server.
Microsoft is working on issuing future update releases for its Forefront Threat Management Gateway and Unified Access Gateway products.
A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 was released this week.
AMD on Monday unveiled its newest Opteron 6300 Series processors, on top of its plans to adopt the ARM platform for servers.
The Software Center and Application Catalog features of Configuration Manager 2012 have the potential to fundamentally change the relationship between IT and users.
- By Greg Shields
Third parties are the lifeblood of the Microsoft market. Redmond honors 21 of the best third-party vendors in our inaugural Third-Party All-Star Awards.
- By Doug Barney, Jeffrey Schwartz