- December 15, 2014
Google's support of Windows Server mutually benefits both companies' platforms, but it may not be enough for a Microsoft shop.
- December 10, 2014
Google Compute Engine adds Windows support -- another sign of the platform's growing maturity and one fewer reason for enterprises to say no.
- December 09, 2014
Microsoft's last set of security fixes for the year brought critical fixes for Microsoft Office, VBScript and Internet Explorer.
- November 11, 2014
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
- October 21, 2014
Microsoft tries cloud in a box again, only this time with Windows, Azure and servers from Dell.
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- October 14, 2014
Microsoft returned to a higher number of patches in its October update, with fixes for three critical issues.
- October 01, 2014
Microsoft is gearing up for another Windows Server release, with new features for Hyper-V and identity management. NAP is left behind.
- September 09, 2014
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
- August 12, 2014
Microsoft patched two publicly known vulnerabilities in the August Patch Tuesday update. The company also introduced plug-in whitelisting in IE.
- July 11, 2014
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
- July 08, 2014
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
- July 03, 2014
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager tools fit the bill for small shops, but enterprises may have to spring for third-party SCCM add-ons.
- June 24, 2014
With end of life looming for Windows Server 2003, more users are migrating to Windows Server 2012. But for some it is taking longer than expected.
- June 10, 2014
Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday contains for a large number of vulnerabilities within Internet Explorer. Plus, the company issued fixes for Word 2007.
- May 09, 2014
IT pros will get some new server app migration and SCCM add-on modules in the coming months as vendors ramp up their offerings.