Plus: Microsoft cozies up to Russia, China on security; virtualization's security shortcomings.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft today announced the beta release of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Proponents of cloud computing Thursday gave members of Congress an update on federal initiatives designed to achieve cost-savings and make the computing model more secure for wider agency adoption.
- By Rutrell Yasin
As of July 1, Microsoft will bundle VDI/VDA licensing for the Windows client OS into Software Assurance (SA). Here's how the changes may affect you.
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft touted its operating system interoperability partnership with Novell on Monday.
Microsoft announced earlier this month that failover cluster support using Hyper-V R2 has gotten a boost.
VMware has extended a helping hand to consumers considering migrating from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 7.
Leading provider of application delivery networking devices announces integration with Microsoft System Center.
- By Michael Desmond
The day-one keynote centered on product enhancements to the Windows Azure platform, Bing Maps, Windows 7, Windows Server and Communications Server, among other technologies.
- By Kathleen Richards
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.