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.
Handheld devices might be all the rage, but editing documents or spreadsheets on them is still difficult. Mobile OSes are getting better, though, and some applications can provide relief. Here's your guide to the current options.
Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.
Microsoft released new test versions of some of its System Center 2012 management applications this week.
Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).
Microsoft inched even closer to Hadoop at the PASS Summit 2011, held in Seattle this week, and announced a few product name changes along the way.
Microsoft today released its October Security Bulletin, which includes eight bulletins that address 23 vulnerabilities -- with two bulletins labeled "critical" and six "important."
In an announcement by Microsoft today, both SharePoint 2007 and Office 2007 will be receiving Service Pack 3 by the end of the year.
The senior director of SharePoint product management at Microsoft takes some time during this week's SharePoint Conference 2011 to discuss what's coming for the Web application platform.
Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).
- By Greg Shields
SharePoint largely has been meeting IT and business management expectations in organizations, according to a new survey by Forrester Research.
Microsoft opened Day 1 of its SharePoint 2011 conference taking place in Anaheim, Calif. this week by talking about the what's coming next -- including a "major update" for SharePoint Online.
The use of Microsoft SharePoint is growing, but maintenance costs can be high especially given the lack of trained personnel, according to an industry study.
The Directions on Microsoft consultancy team Thursday highlighted "Windows 8" and "Windows Server 8" roadmap changes from Microsoft's Build event last week.
Microsoft last week released a community technology preview version of Windows Management Framework 3.0.