From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
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Thunderbolt Networking allows two computers to connect to each other directly without having to first create a network. It's available now in Thunderbolt 2 Macs running Mavericks and a Windows driver is due by the end of June.
Microsoft is adding incremental management, networking and security features to the Windows 8.1 'Blue' update, hoping to convince more business users to take a look at its latest OS release.
In its quest to go head-to-head with Amazon on the cloud front, Microsoft is adding even more enterprise networking capabilities to its Windows Azure cloud platform.
While this week's earnings report was all about Windows 8, Intel also has a new networking strategy to disclose.
Software giant converges PC and mobile operating systems' technology so Windows Phone 8 will share common networking, security, media and Web browsing capabilities with Windows 8.
Moving Windows applications can be tricky. Configurations, drivers, disks and networking layouts must be managed. Racemi's DynaCenter has offered this capability for years. Now it can be used to move applications into the clouds.
Facebook Messenger for Windows was already released months ago, but now Facebook has launched it officially. The social networking giant has also promised a Facebook Messenger for Mac.
The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.
Microsoft officials shared a few more details about the coming Windows 8 app store and wireless networking stack.
Well, this project has taken a sudden turn for the worse. I had noticed while installing and configuring Windows that the wireless networking seemed a bit finicky, I got the feeling that it was not connecting as easily as it should have, and it didn't seem to be getting the throughput that I thought it should have.
InfoTech Research Group recently completed a survey where it evaluated the value provided by WAN optimization vendors, which provides insights in what to do - and not to do - when identifying the value of networking equipment.As a veteran of the speed-and-feed wars of networking gear, I was happy to see that InfoTech put its finger on the essential issue in picking a piece of networking equipment - value.
Microsoft briefly showed off a social-networking application/service coming for Windows 8 back in June. It seems Tweet@Rama is not just a mockup. But what, exactly, is it?
Networking gear and Windows 7 PC upgrades remain a top priority as CIOs say they can garner better pricing from their vendors, according to a Citigroup survey.
At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft's Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones. Based on the Windows 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service
At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft's Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones. Based on the Windows 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service.
Social networking applications are very popular on smartphones today and with GPS integrated into most smartphones there are services that provide you with fun ways to stay in touch with friends. Foursquare is now available on Windows Mobile and Gowalla is present on Palm webOS devices.
The companies are to integrate their products to offer SMEs 'smart bundles' of HP servers, storage, and networking along with Windows Server and Insight software
With recent changes coming to both Mac and Windows OSes, Thursby on Tuesday released new versions of ADmitMac, its Windows Active Directory client software for Macs, and DAVE, its file- and printer-sharing solution. The updates feature support for Mac OS X 10.6 Leopard and Windows 7.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the 4th quarter 2009/Q1 2010 Apple hardware refresh, the new Apple Magic Mouse, the quaintness of keyboards, the new Verizon DROID smartphone, the Barnes & Noble "Nook" Android-based ebook reader, the Windows 7 launch and Windows XP migration solutions, and talk with Barry Crist, CEO of Likewise Software, the Windows networking and identity management interoperability company for Linux, UNIX and Mac.