- October 28, 2013
Microsoft strikes back at its Surface tablet critics with Windows Server 2012 R2 features like Workplace Join and Work Folders.
- October 08, 2013
With stiff competition from cloud competitors like Amazon, Microsoft is offering Azure discounts to customers who enter into enterprise agreements.
- October 08, 2013
Happy birthday, Patch Tuesday: the tenth anniversary of Microsoft's patching program brought its own gifts, including fixes for Internet Explorer.
- October 03, 2013
Microsoft has bet on Windows Azure success for a future in the cloud, but enterprise shops have been slow to adopt the service.
- September 10, 2013
Microsoft delivered patches in 13 bulletins this week, including four critical bulletins. Recent versions of Outlook and Office are affected.
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- August 23, 2013
On the heels of a reorganization, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer plans to retire within a year. IT pros hope a technology visionary will replace him.
- August 13, 2013
In Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday update, the company patched a range of vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange and more.
- August 09, 2013
Microsoft made changes to its license pricing, upping the cost of Windows Server 2012 R2 by as much as 28%. It also discussed a new licensing option.
- July 11, 2013
Microsoft's reorganization may not impact IT in the short term, but questions surround how it will affect the quality of its products and services over time.
- July 09, 2013
On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed a number of critical flaws in font parsing and vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2.
- June 25, 2013
Oracle databases could only be virtualized with VMware until now. Windows Azure and Hyper-V shops can now run Oracle databases in their cloud or virtual environments.
- June 11, 2013
Microsoft offered five bulletins in June's Patch Tuesday updates, with 19-vulnerability critical Internet Explorer patch and Windows Server 2008 fixes.
- June 11, 2013
Microsoft's Brad Anderson talks about changes to expect in Windows Server 2012 R2 features, including some to security and enterprise mobility.
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft will deliver new versions of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 this year, with focus on hybrid clouds.
- May 29, 2013
Microsoft is about to detail the future of its server, desktop and Cloud OS platforms. What does that mean for Windows Server 2012?