- April 02, 2012
It looks like System Center 2012 is finally on its way to general availability, though Microsoft is still tight-lipped about the exact release date. What we do know is that the systems management ...
- March 30, 2012
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
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
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
A shift for Microsoft: the company is now recommending Server Core's minimal server interface. Does it have the features to back it up?
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- March 22, 2012
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 ...
- March 20, 2012
OpenNebula, an open-source data center virtualization project, delivered Microsoft Hyper-V drivers for its platform last week.
- March 13, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...