Microsoft is now preparing to push out Service Pack 1 to those that have managed to wait off this long for whatever reason. The idea is that those who have Windows Update on will get the update for Windows 7 automatically starting tomorrow, here is Microsoft’s own words from their blog post: “Starting tomorrow, the...

A large number of chip makers these days are developing server-class system-on-chips based on the ARM architecture, and trying to grab a piece of the lucrative server market. Several analysts have also expressed their beliefs that ARM architecture could disrupt the server market. But the CEO of VMware, Patrick...

You may recall a creatively titled company that goes by the name of Hortonworks. Made up of ex-Yahoo employees, the technology firm is famous for its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) that is used in deployments of Big Data. Even if you don’t, prepare to hear a lot from these guys. The company has just announced the...

In the home computing world, Windows is the dominant force, Mac comes in second, and Linux plays third fiddle. In the server world things are a bit different, however. Linux still outranks Windows, though not quite as badly as it did a few years ago. When it comes to Linux servers, Debian and Ubuntu are probably two...

As you probably already know, Microsoft’s TechNet is a way for IT workers and managers in the enterprise and server operation business to get access to tons of current and past Microsoft products, simply by paying a yearly fee. Some of the goodies that often come your way through the subscription include early access...

Part of keeping an enterprise running smoothly is watching out for updates and ensuring that everything goes through without a hitch. This coming Tuesday marks the well-known Patch Tuesday. Microsoft’s tradition of Patch Tuesdays aren’t anything new of course, as they have been doing this for many long years...

QNAP has now announced Vmware VAAI and vSphere Client Plug-in for business virtualization enhancement. In addition, they have also added official certification for Windows Server 2012 and much more. Here’s the official press release and details: QNAP Turbo NAS Supports VMware VAAI and vSphere Client Plug-in, Windows...

There is little denying it, the cloud is the future. Microsoft is continuing to rely more and more on cloud technology for its products, both on a consumer, enterprise and server level. Windows 8 sees more cloud integration, so does Windows Server 2013. Additionally, Microsoft has its own very capable cloud service,...

Windows Server 2012 just got its first major update. Microsoft has just announced, what it is calling the Update Rollup 1, and as the name implies, this is not just a collection of bug fixes — some small functional updates are also thrown in. Nevertheless, emphasis on the word small here, as the “new features” Redmond...

From My Computer to My Server, how times change. Microsoft recently launched the My Server app for Windows 8 for people that want to access server resources right from within the Modern interface. Now this is one app that looks set for the win. The app can be used to manage users, devices and alerts, but the best part...