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
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
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
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.
Datacenter virtualization projects can open up security issues, according to research from Gartner.
- By Kathleen Hickey
Microsoft is expanding its desktop virtualization portfolio with improved licensing changes and technology upgrades and an extended pact with Citrix Systems.
Microsoft reacted this week to a claim that its Virtual PC hypervisor contains a security hole.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Big Blue is latest to add a commercial cloud infrastructure
- By Jeffrey Schwartz