The latest major change sweeping the IT industry may be a direct result of the cloud craze, which focuses on cloudifying what has been dubbed the control plane -- a new buzzword that intends to separate "the data" from "the tools that manage that data."
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft offered a glimpse of Exchange Server 2016 at its Ignite event for IT pros this week.
Microsoft outlined some of its SharePoint Server 2016 commitments and roadmap plans at this week's Ignite event in Chicago.
The new Docker Machine preview lets you build Docker VM hosts on various compatible OS hosts, hypervisors and clouds.
Microsoft released its second Technical Preview of System Center 2016 today, and announced coming service packs for System Center 2012.
New capabilities make automating IT processes easier and worthwhile.
- By Adam Bertram
VMware has rolled out its first major new hypervisor platform in three years and introduces some features not yet in Hyper-V.
Nano Server is looking to be a big thing for Microsoft.
The introduction of containers to Windows Server, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure tied with Windows PowerShell automation paves the Microsoft path to DevOps and support for cross-platform modern apps.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft likely will tell us more about its cloud-optimized next Windows Server product, including a new Nano Server component, at this week's Build event for developers.
Microsoft this week announced a couple of improvements to its Internet Explorer browser compatibility solutions for organizations.
Link up virtual machines without the need of physical hardware.
An updated public "preview" of the forthcoming Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) product was announced today.
Microsoft's Office 365 subscribers will soon get enhanced "nondelivery reports" designed to simplify e-mail troubleshooting.
Microsoft released SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 this week, but later pulled it after install errors surfaced.