Network Management


vCenter Orchestrator: An Easily Missed Diamond in the Rough

Many don't even know that their VMware vCenter Server license comes with an incredibly powerful automation tool for admins.

CA Offers Free Windows XP Migration Tool for Organizations

CA Technologies today released a free tool for organizations wanting to migrate from Windows XP to another operating system.

Microsoft Previews PowerShell Desired State Configuration for Linux

Microsoft has released an early test version of PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) for Linux.

Report Finds 97 Percent of Networks Have Been Breached

The report by security firm FireEye found that network security can't keep up with the sophistication of today's attacks.

WinSxS Cleanup Tool Available for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Microsoft released an optional update last week that adds a Disk Cleanup Wizard to Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

How To Fix Windows Server Network Performance Problems

If your server network performance is lagging, chances are Windows' security features are to blame. Here's how to alleviate the problem.

Microsoft Previews 'Just Enough Administration' PowerShell Security Controls

Microsoft introduced a new PowerShell-based server protection scheme for IT pros at TechEd this week called "Just Enough Administration" (JEA).

Microsoft Exec Outlines New Mobile Device Management Improvements

Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.

Microsoft Enhancing Office 365 ProPlus Management Capabilities

Microsoft today announced some new and future administrative improvements for organizations subscribing to Office 365 ProPlus services.

Many Planning Move to Software-Defined Networking, Can't Define It

Even though a majority of networking professionals are forecasting a move to software-defined networking (SDN), close to 40 percent of respondents can't define what it is, according to a recent survey.

Windows Intune Getting Data Security Protections for Android and Apple Devices

Microsoft announced that new mobile device management improvements will be coming to its Windows Intune management solution, arriving sometime in the fourth quarter.

How To Work with Hyper-V Checkpoints

Here's a quick breakdown on how to roll back to an earlier Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V checkpoint.

Microsoft's EMET Security Tool Requires App Compatibility Testing

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit can spell trouble for some apps.

Microsoft To Announce Mobile Device Management Improvements This Month

Microsoft is showcasing its mobile vision as it prepares for its annual TechEd event this month.

5 Security Tools for IT That Go Deep

With IT facing more complex and new types of threats compared to years past, it's time to arm yourself with the best tools to keep you and your network secure.

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