The software giant is in the thick of a virtualization battle but is still chasing VMware.
- By Paul Korzeniowski
A lot of contradictory information exists about Hyper-V, but there are some critical management practices that every Hyper-V shop should follow. Follow these tips for storage, ideal VM placement, how best to apply antivirus and more!
Members of the OpenStack community appear unimpressed by Microsoft's attempts to ensure the interoperability of its Hyper-V hypervisor.
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).
I walk you through the process it took to get both Windows 7 and Windows Server virtualized on my laptop.
Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz, Keith Ward, Doug Barney
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.