Tag Archives: Windows Server

Active Directory in the Cloud

Active Directory capabilities have been a key differentiatior for the Microsoft Cloud, which includes the capabilities of Azure.  Some may be inclined to think of Active Directory as a legacy on-premise technology that grinds against cloud principles, but when it

“Will VMware become the next Novell?” and the role of the guest OS

Two questions I keep hearing being repeated are, “will VMware become the next Novell?” along with questions about the role of the guest OS following VMware’s expected purchase of SUSE Linux from Novell. I've heard a variety of opinions

Good reasons to upgrade to Windows 2008 R2

Many companies don’t make upgrading from older OS versions a priority. These servers are performing adequately such that they are not squeaking more loudly than the other wheels. Sometimes this is cost-effective but the hidden costs are not