Active Directory Feature Requirements

Microsoft has included numerous features in Active Directory the last couple of years. Also, more and more technologies in products like Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and the Windows client (Windows Vista, Windows 7) have an Active Directory opt-in to store information in Active Directory. All this bountiful integration, however, comes with a price. The price … Continue reading "Active Directory Feature Requirements"

ADMT 3.2 Now Available!

Windows Server 2008 R2 was released on October 22nd 2009. With a slew of new Active Directory features, the newest incarnation of Windows Server was appealing to many customers. But not to some customers. One thing that stood in their way was the inability to restructure Active Directory domains and forests. Much needed functionality in … Continue reading "ADMT 3.2 Now Available!"

Transitioning your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 R2

You might be running Windows Server 2003 (R2) and Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers at the moment and you're looking to replace these servers with Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers to utilize the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2. You might also be looking to replace your aging Windows Server 2003 (R2) and … Continue reading "Transitioning your Active Directory to Windows Server 2008 R2"

7 Things to look for in Windows 7 PC Hardware

With Windows Vista amounting to a 31% market share in enterprise environments, many big companies will be making to switch from Windows XP to Windows 7 directly. In the eight years between their respective launches, a lot has changed in the world. Not just in the world we know, but also in the world of … Continue reading "7 Things to look for in Windows 7 PC Hardware"

Planning on upgrading to Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2?

You might be one of those persons, fervently running Windows 7 on their day-to-day laptop (like me) and you might be one of those persons building Windows Server 2008 R2 rigs for test and demo purposes. (like me) You might also be one of the lucky persons to lay your hands on a pre-order for … Continue reading "Planning on upgrading to Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2?"