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  • April 08, 2013 08 Apr'13

    Microsoft advances Azure management, software-defined networking plans

    Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.

  • April 08, 2013 08 Apr'13

    Day one buzz from MMS 2013

    Today at Microsoft Management Summit 2013's first day, conference-goers heard a lot of talk about software-defined networking and enhancements to the company's Azure strategy. Read more about it ...

  • April 04, 2013 04 Apr'13

    Critical fixes coming for IE, Windows in April Patch Tuesday

    This month's Patch Tuesday will bring critical and important fixes for multiple programs. In the advance notification for April, Microsoft calls out nine bulletins. Two are marked as critical and ...

  • April 03, 2013 03 Apr'13

    Configuration Manager 2012 Upgrade Assessment Tool released

    Windows XP's support life shuffles off into the sunset next year and Microsoft wants to ease that transition as much as possible. The company released the Upgrade Assessment Tool (UAT) for System ...

  • April 02, 2013 02 Apr'13

    Microsoft releases hotfix for AMD servers running RemoteFX

    IT shops running Windows Server 2012's RemoteFX feature on AMD-based servers have a new update to download and apply. Users running RemoteFX  -- the protocol used in Remote Desktop instances -- in ...

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  • April 01, 2013 01 Apr'13

    March in review: the top Windows Server tips and news

    For our monthly feature, we round up the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. In March, our readers were interested in the latest batch of Patch Tuesday fixes, ...

  • March 21, 2013 21 Mar'13

    Windows Blue initiative said to trickle to Windows Server 2012

    We won't need a Thinking Chair for this one: Windows Server will likely also be part of Microsoft's Blue release strategy. More clues are certainly filling up our handy dandy notebook about what to ...

  • March 13, 2013 13 Mar'13

    March 2013 Patch Tuesday brings Internet Explorer 8, 'evil maid' fixes

    March's Patch Tuesday updates contain fixes for Internet Explorer 8 and a USB drive exploit. Plus, the company released non-security updates.

  • March 07, 2013 07 Mar'13

    Patch Tuesday critical fixes coming for IE, Office, SharePoint and Silverlight

    The latest batch of Patch Tuesday bulletins will bring a number of fixes for critical vulnerabilities in multiple programs for March. Microsoft released an advance security bulletin this week that ...

  • March 05, 2013 05 Mar'13

    Windows Azure adds two factor authentication, new features

    Windows Azure identity management has lagged behind the mature on-premises Active Directory. But Microsoft has made strides to make both access management options equal citizens (and in turn, is ...

  • March 01, 2013 01 Mar'13

    February in review: The top searchWindowsServer news and tips

    For our monthly feature, we round up the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. In February, our readers were most interested in the latest batch of Patch Tuesday ...

  • February 28, 2013 28 Feb'13

    The greening of Windows Azure: Microsoft ready to take on AWS

    Microsoft's Windows Azure strategy -- integration with System Center 2012 and a low price -- make it a viable alternative to AWS for cloud computing.

  • February 26, 2013 26 Feb'13

    Microsoft releases minor updates for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012

    It's not Patch Tuesday, but there are updates admins should look for this week as Microsoft delivers updates across its portfolio of recent operating systems. A tool is now available for Windows ...

  • February 13, 2013 13 Feb'13

    Microsoft patches vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange

    In a busy February Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed another critical Oracle vulnerability in Exchange. Plus, Internet Explorer received fixes.

  • February 07, 2013 07 Feb'13

    Windows Server releases could become more frequent

    Microsoft may release major platform updates on a yearly basis -- including Windows Server -- if a rumor is true. Mary Jo Foley reported that a tipster told her the codename "Windows Blue" we've ...

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