Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.
Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.
Citrix Systems on Wednesday unleashed a product blitz at its Synergy partner conference in Barcelona.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz
Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).
Microsoft is collaborating with team members of the OpenNebula project to add Windows Server Hyper-V support.
Microsoft's new extensible virtual switch in Hyper-V 3.0 for Windows Server 8 has already been implemented by 5nine, Broadcom, Cisco, inMon and NEC, among others.
Microsoft today announced a Dynamics AX 2012 ERP incentive program during its virtual launch headlined by CEO Steve Ballmer and Business Solutions President Kirill Tatarinov.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft announced today that its Hyper-V hypervisor will be part of Windows 8, its still-under-wraps client operating system.
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.
Microsoft revved up its cloud marketing message on Monday after VMware made some licensing changes in July.
Microsoft and China Standard Software Co. Ltd. (CS2C) signed an interoperability and legal agreement today as part of a Linux server partnership deal.
Virtualization solutions in Windows 8 will help with the data size for mobile devices.
VMware said it is changing its licensing model for vSphere 5 in response to negative feedback from customers.
- By Michael Domingo
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.
Microsoft this week announced continued interoperability support for Red Hat Linux operating systems running on its Hyper-V hypervisor.
EMC Corp., the parent company of virtualization giant VMware, has chosen a new president for its Advanced Storage Division: the former head of Microsoft's Server and Cloud Division (SCD), Amitabh Srivastava.
vSphere 5, VMware's virtualization platform, will be receiving an upgrade. The company also announced a new suite of products for the cloud in a live announcement today.
- By John K. Waters
Virtualization complicates the process of finding and remedying hardware problems, but a few techniques and tools can make the process more manageable.
Microsoft today released Windows Thin PC to its volume licensing customers with Software Assurance.
Simon Crosby blogged that he's joining two other founders at Bromium; company will focus on security and virtualization solutions.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz