If rumors of Google and Microsoft going after a piece of Amazon’s infrastructure service business are true, the competition could result in dramatically lower prices and IT could be a big winner.
Microsoft appears to be trying to build a tablet that’s IT-friendly, but in the Bring Your Own Device era, users tend to be choosing their own devices, and this could be an outdated strategy.
Life used to be a lot simpler for IT. Everyone used Windows PCs and applications, but today employees are interacting with a variety of devices and different approaches to software, and you need to find a way to manage this new environment.
ASG Software released a cloud management suite this week, and although it’s only one of many, it’s the type of software package your company may need to manage an increasingly complex cloud environment.
IT Ops pros could certainly benefit from mobile monitoring tools that let them access monitoring tools wherever they are. Unfortunately, there seem to be few of them just yet.
When Microsoft used a souped up hardware configuration to demo SharePoint’s fail-over ability, it was easy to dismiss as a conference stunt, but there were lesons to be learned from this.
No matter how much you prepare for an inevitable outage, bad stuff can still happen to good companies. The trick is to learn from every situation and be even better prepared the next time.
Windows 8 Server reportedly has a monitoring dashboard with Windows Phone 7-style tiles for accessing information about the status of severs. The catch is that it’s likely only for monitoring products within Microsoft’s network.