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  • February 20, 2012 20 Feb'12

    Microsoft extends expiration date of developer previews

    Admins and developers watching the clock can breathe a sigh of relief as Microsoft released an update that extends the expiration date of Windows 8 previews.

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    Microsoft issues 21 fixes in February Patch Tuesday bulletin

    Microsoft sent admins a Valentine's bouquet of fixes for 21 vulnerabilities this month, with a focus on Windows Server 2008 R2 and desktop Windows.

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    Windows IT: Where is the love?

    When it comes to online discussions of Microsoft and Windows, negativity is pretty much the norm. If you've read any articles recently about a new Microsoft feature or product, this should come as ...

  • February 10, 2012 10 Feb'12

    Microsoft's Valentine's Day bulletin to include nine patches addressing 21 vulnerabilities

    Microsoft may not be able to patch that hole in admins' hearts on Tuesday, but it will take care of a number of other vulnerable spots. According to an advance notice, the company's next security ...

  • February 08, 2012 08 Feb'12

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview coming February 29 at MWC

    Microsoft is lucky it's a leap year. In December, the company promised to have the public beta version of Windows 8 available by the end of February. Today, we learned that release (now dubbed the ...

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  • January 31, 2012 31 Jan'12

    Microsoft releases another batch of System Center add-ons

    Admins have more options with the System Center product, as Microsoft this week introduced a configuration support tool and an add-on that helps private cloud administration.

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    Windows Server and System Center: Mobile device management HQ?

    Will IT shops soon be using System Center and Windows Server to control and update enterprise applications on employee smartphones and tablets? One analyst thinks that could be the case in the near ...

  • January 19, 2012 19 Jan'12

    ReFS debuts with Windows Server 8

    Microsoft divulged details about its new file system, ReFS, built on the foundation of NTFS, this week.

  • January 18, 2012 18 Jan'12

    Microsoft targets VMware with System Center 2012 licensing, packaging

    The latest version of Microsoft’s management tool has VMware’s offerings in its sights, but it will need Windows Server 8 and Hyper-V 3.0 to complete the private cloud picture.

  • January 13, 2012 13 Jan'12

    Windows Server 8 inches toward public beta with leaked build

    WinUnleaked has uncovered new screenshots purported to be a part of Windows Server 8’s beta build. The new UI is generating mixed reactions.

  • January 13, 2012 13 Jan'12

    Windows Server 8's Minimal Server Interface offers hope for the GUI-dependent

    When it comes to Windows Server 8, small is the new big.

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Microsoft delivers seven security fixes for Windows Server, Windows

    Microsoft kicks off another year of bug squashing, delivering seven security bulletins to seal holes in Windows Server 2008 R2 and desktop versions of Windows.

  • January 10, 2012 10 Jan'12

    Microsoft's Server and Tools marketing head to leave the company

    In a move that could spell change for Microsoft's server marketing strategy, longtime Redmond employee Robert Wahbe, corporate vice president of marketing for the Server and Tools group, will be ...

  • January 06, 2012 06 Jan'12

    A public event for Microsoft's private cloud

    Microsoft's private cloud plans will soon go public. On January 17, the company will host a webcast, titled "Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud," featuring Server and Tools Division ...

  • December 20, 2011 20 Dec'11

    Microsoft's Bulldozer patch snatched back

    When chip-maker AMD released its latest Opteron server chips, based on the Bulldozer architecture, hopes were high that the powerful processor would launch the company into direct competition with ...

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