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  • 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 ...

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  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

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