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  • June 15, 2012 15 Jun'12

    New third-party tools target Hyper-V, Windows Server 2012, mobile device management

    Windows Server administrators looking to make their lives easier have a variety of tools at their disposal. This week, that array grew even larger, as several third-party vendors launched new ...

  • June 14, 2012 14 Jun'12

    SolarWinds releases free WSUS diagnostic tool

    Admins routinely facing WSUS issues might have a tool to check out. SolarWinds, an Austin, Texas-based network management company, released a free diagnostic tool for WSUS this week. The tool ...

  • June 14, 2012 14 Jun'12

    Microsoft responds to Flame malware, patches 26 vulnerabilities

    With heightened concerns about the Flame malware, Microsoft released fixes for Windows Update and WSUS ahead of Patch Tuesday.

  • June 13, 2012 13 Jun'12

    Windows words of the week: TechEd 2012 edition

    The chatter at Microsoft's annual technical event came from all angles. Here are some of the gems from onstage, in the crowd and online.

  • June 13, 2012 13 Jun'12

    A photo tour of TechEd 2012

    There's a lot to take in at Microsoft's annual technical learning event, and you can't describe it all in words. Here are some of the memorable visual stimuli that we saw during our visit to ...

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  • June 12, 2012 12 Jun'12

    Lessons learned from TechEd 2012 Day 1

    Microsoft's TechEd event is all about learning…but not always the kind you think. Our first day in Orlando came complete with a lot of new knowledge, and not just about the availability of the new ...

  • June 07, 2012 07 Jun'12

    Microsoft's June 2012 advance security notification lists seven bulletins

    Microsoft is ringing in the summer season with seven bulletins in its latest Patch Tuesday announcement. IT pros should be on the lookout for three critical bulletins, patching Internet Explorer, ...

  • June 06, 2012 06 Jun'12

    Windows words of the week: Crying and chess

    With a number of Windows announcements to chew on, industry experts' mouths were full of strong statements. Here are some of our favorites.

  • June 06, 2012 06 Jun'12

    What to expect at TechEd North America 2012

    As anyone who's been to TechEd will attest, the event is not a sprint; it's a marathon. With hundreds of technical sessions, workshops, labs and vendors, the annual Microsoft event doesn't lack ...

  • May 31, 2012 31 May'12

    Microsoft updates its government pitch with new Office 365 version

    Federal IT just got another reason to consider cloud services as Microsoft delivered Office 365 for Government. But is it compelling enough to migrate?

  • May 31, 2012 31 May'12

    Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate now available for download

    IT pros eager to get their hands on the latest build of Windows Server 2012 won't have to wait until June. Today, Microsoft made the Release Candidate of its new server operating system available ...

  • May 30, 2012 30 May'12

    Windows words of the week: Joystick and bummer

    Think a change will do you good? Tell that to an IT pro who's just completed an upgrade. This week, Microsoft watchers had much to say about what's to come.

  • May 30, 2012 30 May'12

    Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 update fixes memory leak, other issue

    Three weeks after it released its first System Center 2012 Rollup update, Microsoft patched issues with Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

  • May 23, 2012 23 May'12

    Windows words of the week: Speedy and cheesy

    This week's candid quotes say a lot about the past, present and future of Windows, and what each will cost you.

  • May 22, 2012 22 May'12

    Microsoft continues campaign of openness, adds FreeBSD support to Hyper-V

    Earlier this month, Microsoft said it would support open-source operating system FreeBSD in its Windows Server Hyper-V products.

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