Microsoft on Monday announced virtualization and other improvements coming with Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7.
Monitoring, migration and quality of service are some of the major challenges waiting in the world of virtual networking.
User virtualization offers IT shops more control, makes remote management easier and improves the overall experience for end-users.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft this week released Service Pack 2 for its App-V 4.5 application virtualization solution.
A report issued on Wednesday by Forrester Research chronicles the declining use of Windows XP, as well as Internet Explorer 6, as staples of the corporate desktop.
Patch-management pioneer and long-time Microsoft partner Shavlik Technologies LLC revealed this week new cloud offerings that the company will use to distribute patch data and IT-management applications rapidly to customers.
Read how IT pro Kirk Foutts used virtualization, Windows 7 and other technologies to create a reliable yet robust touchscreen device for his injured son.
Citrix takes wraps off new XenClient, the first bare-metal client hyper-visor.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft late last month released a few tools for IT shops that use Hyper-V virtualization.
Microsoft is offering a kit designed to streamline the evaluation process for orgs considering its new software products.
- By Herb Torrens
Small-to-medium businesses (SBMs) trying to assess if older applications will run on Windows 7 Professional edition can take advantage of a free online remediation service.
Microsoft on Monday released to manufacturing two new products in its System Center suite -- System Center Essentials 2010 and Data Protection Manager 2010.
- By Scott Bekker
Citrix has released versions of its GoToMeeting and Receiver applications for iPad.
Even though the product will actually hit the market sometime in May, Microsoft will kick off a "launch tour" of SQL Server 2008 R2 on April 21, 2010.
Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!
- By Greg Shields
As the cost of energy rises and budgets collapse, thinking green isn't just an option for IT -- it's a necessity. Fortunately, there are more options than ever to reduce your energy footprint, even as you add capacity.
These four tools provide excellent capabilities for reining in runaway virtualized servers.
- By Alan Maddison
The decision to virtualize Exchange can be a difficult one, but it can also pay off for some organizations. Here's what to consider when looking at running Exchange in a virtual environment.
- By J. Peter Bruzzese, Lee Owens
Citrix on Thursday described virtual desktop infrastructure performance differences using various hypervisors.
Microsoft on Tuesday described a few BizTalk Server enhancements to come, as well as a new name for its next-generation enterprise server bus product.