While Windows Server 2012 Essentials fails to include all the features in the previous Standard edition, does it offer enough to meet the basic server needs of most small businesses?
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Managing a large number of VMs and all the associated networking and storage is no small feat, but new features in vSphere 5.1 make it possible to accomplish that job from literally anywhere you can connect to the network.
With Windows Server 2012 finally officially available, now's the perfect time to delve a little deeper into the features and changes in the new server operating system that are likely to matter most to enterprises.
Iomega packages network-attached storage and a solid video surveillance system with an ideal blend of performance and price in this NAS server designed for SMBs.
For better virtual machine performance and better management integration, install XenServer Tools. But for Microsoft's newest operating systems, there's a catch.
With microservers threatening to become the next great server form factor, Dell is pushing micros hard with the debut of its third generation PowerEdge microserver.
HP's DL380p Gen8 data center rackmount server should be at the top of any IT evaluation for new data center infrastructure.
Generation eight of HP's ProLiant line of servers debuts as the latest major makeover of the company's x86 mainstay.
While VMware vSphere can already handle some of the most complex virtual machine configurations you can throw at it, version 5.0 brings even more flexibility to the HA and storage capabilities with an eye toward performance and scalability.
A processor refresh doesn't necessarily mean you need a new server. Sometimes, simply dropping in new chips gives your server a huge performance boost. Paul Ferrill demonstrates how AMD's new 16-core chip ups the compute capacity of the HP ProLiant DL 385 G7 by 25 percent.
When you think of computer monitoring, you don't expect to hear adjectives such as 'easy' or 'fun.' With PC Monitor, you will.
Last month, Microsoft released the Windows 8 Server Beta. We walk through the many changes and new functionality it has added since the Developer Preview last year.
These 13 free network and DNS tools will go a long way toward helping you administer, troubleshoot, manage and secure your network.
As mobile devices in the enterprise grow by leaps and bounds, enterprises' ability to remotely manage them, including enforcing security policies and keeping data in sync, becomes ever more important. Here are four solutions to help resolve this growing data center dilemma.
No matter what size of company you have, Arkeia's Network Backup can work for you. Backup local systems or over a WAN to disk, tape or the cloud.
Looking for a RADIUS server? No need to spend a fortune. Here are nine inexpensive options to consider.
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.
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.