- September 10, 2012
User Experience-Virtualization will hit general availability in the fourth quarter when Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2012 ships, Microsoft said last week. According to a blog post by Karri ...
- September 06, 2012
September will be a light month for Patch Tuesdays with a mere two bulletins and nothing ranked at a "critical" level, according to an advance security bulletin Microsoft released Thursday. The ...
- August 31, 2012
Server sales have been down in recent months but the new Windows Server launch may restart x86 server hardware purchases -- as soon as IT gets done testing it.
- August 23, 2012
Not satisfied with releasing 2012 editions of Windows Server and desktop Windows to manufacturing, Microsoft has revamped its logo for the first time in 25 years. In a post on Microsoft's corporate ...
- August 17, 2012
Microsoft reorganized the Server and Tools unit of the company this week, after completing the final code of that unit’s marquee products earlier this month. The changes, first reported by Mary Jo ...
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- August 15, 2012
Microsoft patches addressed vulnerabilities across its Internet Explorer, Exchange and Office applications this Patch Tuesday.
- August 01, 2012
Microsoft said Wednesday Windows Server 2012 has hit the release-to-manufacturing stage of development and that it will be generally available on September 4. All code is complete and being ...
- July 12, 2012
Windows news made big headlines this week, but the most significant story had to do with downsizing.
- July 11, 2012
Weather.com may only be able to give an accurate forecast for the next 10 days, but Microsoft has already given IT pros a hint of what to expect this fall: Clouds. Lots of clouds. When Windows ...
- July 10, 2012
July's Patch Tuesday update fixes vulnerabilities in IE and MSXML. Plus, Microsoft hardened Windows Update certificates.
- July 09, 2012
Microsoft hardware partners will receive the final code for Windows Server 2012 next month and the final version will be available in September, the company said Monday. As part of its Worldwide ...
- July 05, 2012
Microsoft detailed its Windows Server 2012 licensing information and reduced the number of editions to four from seven. The changes mean a cost increase for some IT shops.
- July 03, 2012
It was hinted at over the past few weeks, but Dell, Inc. completed its bid to buy Quest Software, Inc. on Monday. Dell will pay a reported $2.4 billion for the management software company. Quest is ...
- June 28, 2012
Windows admins aren’t happy about the surprise Skype update in WSUS, new RemoteFX requirements or Microsoft’s latest licensing changes – and had plenty to say about it this week.
- June 28, 2012
IT admins using Windows Server Update Services got a surprise this week when Skype installed on some desktops. The update to Skype, the Microsoft-owned voice and video chat service, was originally ...