The new ReFS file system, designed for resiliency and optimized for extreme scale, will be introduced as a storage system for Windows 8 Server, but will later be implemented as storage for clients and eventually as a boot volume.
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From its performing OS to the cutting-edge open source projects included with it, OpenSUSE 12.1 truly has something for everyone. But is it really flawless?
Centralized file sharing and storage is a snap with these five open source NAS and media servers.
This enterprise-ready, ultra-compact, 1-socket server from Dell may very well change your perception of rackmount servers.
We take the developer preview release of Windows 8 Server out for a spin and find it surprisingly crash-free.
Free, open source router and firewall solutions abound. Many also offer other LAN services, such as a VPN server, hotspot gateway and captive portal. These seven router projects are suitable for SMBs and enterprises alike.
These 10 BlackBerry smartphones apps make monitoring, connecting, transferring and managing your servers a snap.
Looking for a solid entry-level server? Prefer to work with a smaller reseller rather than a large OEM? The SuperMicro SuperServer 5037C-T might be just right for your organization.
Managing your data center from your smart phone is no longer fantasy. Server admins will find a wide selection of Windows Phone 7 apps to monitor, manage and administer as well as perform a variety of server-related tasks.
NComputing's L300 ties VDI into a nice neat package. Learn how to get your servers and clients up and running in a jiffy.
Plenty of possibilities from the latest version of this AMD Opteron powered workhorse.
Find out the 10 best iOS-powered apps for server monitoring, transferring files and administering your data center from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.
Need remote monitoring and management for servers in you data center? Android's got (many) an app for that.
When troubleshooting a RADIUS server, it's good to have a client simulator program. These five RADIUS testing and monitoring tools can help you test the initial configuration of the server and any changes.
Sometimes referred to as a type of middleware, application servers occupy a large chunk of computing territory between database servers and the end user, often connecting the two.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) makes it possible to move files from one computer to another via the Internet. Although one of the oldest Internet services, FTP has kept pace with the times. Today, many FTP servers include user authentication, file transfer policies, and detailed activity logging.
Ubiquitous and critical, mail servers move and store email over private networks and across the Internet.
A proxy server in a network architecture is what its name implies: a stand in. A proxy server sits between corporate client machines and the Internet. Sometimes it is a stand-alone product; more often, it is functionality built into other software. A forward proxy stands in the way of the Internet and receives data from client machines bound for the Internet and forwards it on on their behalf. A reverse proxy stands in the way of servers within the corporate network and receives data bound for them, and distributes it on.
At its core, Web servers send static content to a Web browser by loading a file from a disk and sending it across the network to a user's Web browser. Browsers and Web servers communicate with each other using HTTP to mediate the exchange.
Looking for a proven RADIUS server to meet your authentication, authorization and accounting needs for your Windows infrastructure? Consider TekRADIUS, a feature-rich Windows Service available in two flavors that supports multiple protocols.
Linux adoption in the scientific community is very high. For the many organizations that want Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 but don't want to pay for it or wait for the next release of CentOS, Scientific Linux is worth a look.
Although rackmount servers are considered commodity offerings, demand for them continues to rise. The server hardware vendors are happy to oblige, as they attempt to differentiate their wares. The PowerEdge R515 from Dell is a prime example.
The latest version of the popular open source server OS was designed with enterprises in mind. With a strong focus on scalability and flexibility, as well as support for physical and virtual servers and cloud computing, there's something for every organization to get excited about.
For most business, mobile phones are as valuable to the business as computers and land lines. Connect them to your business' existing network services, and they're even more valuable. For SMBs wishing to do this, BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express is the perfect trifecta of inexpensive, easy and reliable.
Using multiple data center management tools is not only annoying and troublesome, it's also expensive. But, those winds are changing--changing to those of the solar variety.