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April 8, 2013  10:02 PM

Day one buzz from MMS 2013



Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
Cloud Computing, Hyper-V, System Center, windows server 2012

Today at Microsoft Management Summit 2013's first day, conference-goers heard a lot of talk about software-defined networking and enhancements to the company's Azure strategy. Read more

November 29, 2012  5:30 PM

Windows Azure adds federation support for Windows Server Active Directory



Posted by: Jeremy Stanley
Cloud Computing, windows server 2012

Microsoft is making strides in making Azure more accessible to hybrid infrastructures. This week, it rolled out a change that could benefit those who authenticate with Windows Azure. The Azure Management Portal now


October 10, 2012  10:52 PM

Ballmer: Microsoft ‘a devices and services company’



Posted by: Stuart Johnston
Cloud Computing, windows server 2012

By Stuart J. Johnston, Senior News Writer It's not as though it wasn't already apparent, but Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has made it official: Microsoft's future lies beyond Windows in the realms of devices and services. That was the message Tuesday when


January 6, 2012  6:05 PM

A public event for Microsoft’s private cloud



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Cloud Computing, Hyper-V, Microsoft, System Center, Windows Server

Microsoft's private cloud plans will soon go public. On January 17, the company will host a webcast, titled "Transforming IT with...

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December 5, 2011  5:44 PM

How will IT change in 2012? You tell us.



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Cloud Computing, Hyper-V, PowerShell, Windows Server, Windows Server 8

Windows (Server) 8. Hyper-V 3.0. PowerShell. Cloud. It's not too hard to predict what the hot topics will be for Windows admins in 2012 (they have much in common with what we thought would be

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October 7, 2011  3:03 PM

Windows Server Spotlight: Azure, PowerShell and more in this week’s news



Posted by: Ben Rubenstein
Cloud Computing, Interop, PowerShell, System Center, System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Azure, Windows Server, Windows Server 8

You want to know what's happening with the world of Windows Server administration, but you don't have the time to sift through your RSS and

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May 25, 2011  8:28 PM

Can Windows Server HPC broaden Azure’s appeal?



Posted by: Ed Scannell
Azure platform, Cloud Computing, Windows Server HPC


March 9, 2011  8:21 PM

A few more Opalis tidbits before MMS 2011



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Cloud Computing, Opalis, System Center

For a recent article on Opalis and third-party integration, I spoke with Microsoft director Robert Reynolds to learn about the company’s strategy for...


March 1, 2011  7:42 PM

Windows Intune closes in on MMS 2011



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Cloud Computing, Windows 7, Windows Server

It sounds like Windows Intune is just about ready for prime time. Microsoft’s new technology which it describes as “an end-to-end Microsoft solution that brings together Windows cloud services for PC management and endpoint protection” is set for commercial availability on March 23 –...


January 25, 2011  4:54 PM

Will Virtual Machine Manager 2012 clear the way for private clouds?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Cloud Computing, Server Virtualization, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, Windows Server

UPDATE! 2/02/2011 ZDNet UK just posted some screenshots from the SCVMM 2012 demos last week, for anyone interested in a few...


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