Windows Servers


System Center Key for 'Mature' Windows IT

To get the most out of System Center, you can't just implement it -- you have to dedicate your shop to automation.

Kerberos Authentication 101: Understanding the Essentials of the Kerberos Security Protocol

Knowing the basics of this pervasive protocol can be critical in troubleshooting and solving Windows security problems.

UPDATE: System Center Advisor Service Now Available

Microsoft rolled out its System Center Advisor service last week, which provides a best-practices check on server deployments.

Microsoft's Roadmap for 2012 Charted by Analyst Firm

Consultancy firm Directions on Microsoft has outlined expectations for Microsoft's product roadmap in 2012 and beyond.

Dell Unveils 200-VM Server for Private Clouds

Dell added to its partnership with Microsoft (and VMware) on "private cloud" technologies by announcing a new hardware product designed to host as many as 200 virtual machines.

Microsoft Improves Mobile BI Reporting for the iPad

Microsoft's mobile business intelligence (BI) support strategy for the Apple iPad inched forward slightly for those using SharePoint 2010.

Microsoft Talks 'Private Cloud' as System Center 2012 Hits RC Status

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of all eight System Center 2012 solutions as release candidates available for testing.

Microsoft Outlines Details of New Windows File System

Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.

Microsoft Says Windows 8 Will Have Storage Virtualization Benefits

Microsoft on Thursday revealed that Windows 8 will have a sophisticated "storage spaces" feature that works with the forthcoming operating system's New Technology File System (NTFS).

Microsoft Execs To Talk 'Private Cloud' on January 17

Microsoft plans to share more about its "private cloud" vision on Tuesday, Jan.17, in an hour-long webinar.

12 New Year's Resolutions for Windows IT Pros in 2012

The year 2012 should be a banner year for Microsoft. With what seems like every product going through a major revision, this year means more changes for the Information Technology industry than any year in recent memory.

Fixing Active Directory Disasters: A How-To Guide

Spotting Active Directory problems isn't necessarily simple, but it can help avoid a catastrophe. These tales of AD disasters come from real-life situations and should serve as instruction -- and perhaps a warning -- to IT pros.

Dual Booting Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

I walk you through the process it took to get both Windows 7 and Windows Server virtualized on my laptop.

Microsoft Delivers Hefty December Security Patch

December's security update arrived today with 13 items to fix in Microsoft products, ranging from Windows to Office, and Internet Explorer too.

Microsoft Discloses BizTalk Server 2010 R2 Plans

Microsoft is planning a future R2 product release of BizTalk Server 2010, the company announced today.

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