- January 09, 2014
Microsoft may have ended its 2013 Patch Tuesday cycle with a bang, but it's starting the 2014 cycle with a whimper. In the company's advance security notification for the first Patch Tuesday of the ...
- January 02, 2014
In this monthly feature, we recap the most popular Windows Server content with our readers from the previous month and share it with you. For the last month of 2013, our readers were interested in ...
- December 10, 2013
Microsoft patched critical vulnerabilities in Exchange and Internet Explorer in December's Patch Tuesday, rounding out a busy year for administrators.
- December 05, 2013
Microsoft is ending 2013 with a bang with the last batch of Patch Tuesday security updates for the year. In its advance security notification, the company said it would have 11 total bulletins, ...
- December 03, 2013
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- December 02, 2013
Microsoft is on track to deliver an update to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 in 2014, but what comes after that? There's a codename and timeframe for that, according to reports. "Threshold" ...
- December 02, 2013
In our monthly feature, we round up and share the Windows Server content from the previous month that was most popular with our readers. Windows Server admins kept busy in November by catching up ...
- November 12, 2013
Patch Tuesday brings fixes for a zero-day flaw, Hyper-V, Microsoft Office and more. But only one could be called the "coolest."
- November 07, 2013
For November's Patch Tuesday, admins can give thanks for security with the upcoming fixes from Microsoft. In its advanced security notice, the company said it would have eight total bulletins in ...
- November 05, 2013
If it's stored in the cloud, it ships. Microsoft's Windows Azure Storage team debuted an import/export service for transporting large Azure blobs in to and out of Azure. Currently in preview, the ...
- November 01, 2013
In our monthly feature, we highlight the most popular with our Windows Server followers from the previous month. For October, admins kept busy by catching up on things like Microsoft's cloud plans, ...
- October 28, 2013
Microsoft strikes back at its Surface tablet critics with Windows Server 2012 R2 features like Workplace Join and Work Folders.
- October 17, 2013
Admins can now get their hands on the final versions Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2. Just over a year after Windows Server 2012 became generally available for administrators, it's ...
- 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.