Microsoft wants you to migrate traditional datacenters to cloud-based architectures. See how the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview makes that transition more seamless. Also, learn how to replicate your Active Directory to the new Windows Azure Active Directory.
Diving into Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview reveals key additions to facilitate more seamless server-to-cloud migrations to public, private and hybrid clouds.
Brien walks through the steps necessary for authenticating users on-premises and in the cloud with Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory.
Compensation for Windows information technology pros continues to rise, and the 18th annual Redmond Magazine Salary Survey reveals more IT pros might change jobs, a move fueled by an IT labor shortage and sustained economic growth.
The Kemp load balancer helps IT pros use the Microsoft hypervisor to distribute workloads across physical and virtual clusters.
Microsoft has followed a long and winding road with configuration management, and the company is taking some interesting new steps on the path.
Mary Jo Foley breaks down where Microsoft stands with its voice recognition technology and why Redmond is confident it will outperform its competitors.
Readers share their thoughts on the changing IT landscape, the return of Microsoft's Windows Start button, administrator headaches and more.
While the products are somewhat similar, using a combination of both may be the answer for most shops.