- May 23, 2012
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
Earlier this month, Microsoft said it would support open-source operating system FreeBSD in its Windows Server Hyper-V products.
- May 17, 2012
When it comes to migration planning, Microsoft moves fast. The company also recently released version 3.0 of its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit.
- May 16, 2012
Windows is dead. Long live Windows! This week, industry experts grappled with the future of Microsoft's venerable operating system, one quote at a time.
- May 09, 2012
Find out why Microsoft had some questioning its mental health and what mosquitos have to do with the ongoing malware fight.
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- May 09, 2012
Microsoft issued its first rollup update for System Center 2012, fixing bugs and performance issues.
- May 08, 2012
Microsoft addressed 23 vulnerabilities as part of its May Patch Tuesday update, addressing flaws in Windows and Office.
- May 03, 2012
IT pros can now get a glimpse of the future, as Microsoft teased its monthly patches in its Security Bulletin Advance Notification on Thursday.
- May 02, 2012
In this new feature, we examine Windows quotes and tell the stories behind the sound bites. First up: Why you need to rethink Active Directory domain joins.
- April 27, 2012
Corporate and third party developers like the additions to Microsoft’s Server Message Block 3.0 protocol, but most will hold off development until Windows Server 2012 arrives.
- April 24, 2012
Yesterday, IT pros learned that the Windows 8 Release Preview (aka the release candidate), would be released in the first week of June 2012. Here's the announcement from Microsoft's official ...
- April 18, 2012
IT pros got the official pitch from Microsoft on private cloud this week, as corporate vice president Brad Anderson announced the general availability of System Center 2012
- April 17, 2012
IT pros learned about Microsoft System Center 2012 management suite at MMS this week. But will they take action on a private cloud deployment?
- April 17, 2012
Ready, set…deploy. Microsoft today released the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012, its product for automating deployment of Windows 7, Office 2010, Office 365 and Windows Server 2008 R2. According ...
- April 13, 2012
This year's Microsoft Management Summit will kick off in a few short days in Las Vegas, and we'll be watching closely to find the new technologies and products that will impact IT pros in the ...