• March 30, 2012 30 Mar'12

    Microsoft details Windows Server 8 cloud backup, releases beta

    Microsoft sees that a growing number of shops aren't placing their bets on a singular server deployment style; shops aren't going just on-premise and they're not going solely to the cloud. The ...

  • March 29, 2012 29 Mar'12

    Microsoft looks to strengthen cloud story with System Center 2012

    When the new systems management product finally arrives next month, it'll include new cloud-friendly capabilities. But does it go far enough?

  • March 28, 2012 28 Mar'12

    Microsoft offers two new Windows Server 8 beta guides

    Thinking about testing out the new functionality of the Windows Server 8 beta? Microsoft has released two guides to help make those first steps a little easier. The BranchCache Early Adopters Guide ...

  • March 28, 2012 28 Mar'12

    Microsoft's updated Server Core promises better private clouds, fewer reboots

    A shift for Microsoft: the company is now recommending Server Core's minimal server interface. Does it have the features to back it up?

  • March 22, 2012 22 Mar'12

    SolarWinds releases Microsoft Hyper-V monitoring tool

    There are plenty of Hyper-V tools out there to consider, but there's always room for one more (especially when it's cheap). IT management software maker SolarWinds released a free Hyper-V Monitor ...

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  • March 20, 2012 20 Mar'12

    OpenNebula 3.2 gains final Hyper-V drivers

    OpenNebula, an open-source data center virtualization project, delivered Microsoft Hyper-V drivers for its platform last week.

  • March 13, 2012 13 Mar'12

    Critical RDP patch the focus of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday

    Patch Tuesday for March is the lightest for Microsoft this year, but one “critical” patch for Remote Desktop Protocol needs to be applied immediately.

  • March 12, 2012 12 Mar'12

    System Center 2012 CTP for Windows Server 8 now available

    Title: System Center 2012 CTP for Windows Server 8 now available On the heels of the Windows Server 8 beta release in late February, Microsoft released the Community Technology Preview of System ...

  • March 09, 2012 09 Mar'12

    Microsoft to issue six fixes on a light Patch Tuesday

    It's said that March comes in like a lion, but this month's patch bulletin from Microsoft looks more lamb-like. Among the six fixes to be released on Tuesday, just one is labeled "critical" – a ...

  • March 05, 2012 05 Mar'12

    Early thoughts on the Windows Server 8 beta

    By the time Windows Server 8 is generally available, you'll likely be as tired of hearing about it as you are about the Republican primary candidates. But right now, just five days after the beta ...

  • March 01, 2012 01 Mar'12

    Microsoft delivers first Windows Server 8 beta containing new features

    Microsoft finally made the leap on Leap Day, delivering the first Windows Server 8 beta containing dozens of enhanced features across the product.

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview launch: reactions around the Web

    See below for our Storify of the Windows 8 launch. Note: Due to some compatibility issues with Internet Explorer, the Storify might not show up; view it at Storify's website here. [View the story ...

  • February 29, 2012 29 Feb'12

    Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows Server 8 beta download links

    Today, Microsoft released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Windows Server 8 beta. Looking to be among the first to tinker with the new bits? Here are the download links. We'll have an ...

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    The Windows 8 Launch Drinking Game

    As you've no doubt heard by now, Microsoft will launch the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on Wednesday at an invitation-only event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. While there will ...

  • February 24, 2012 24 Feb'12

    Windows Server 8 beta coming February 29

    In addition to unveiling the Windows 8 Consumer Preview at a February 29 event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft will also launch the Windows Server 8 beta on that day, ...