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  • October 17, 2013 17 Oct'13

    The next Windows wave is here with Windows Server 2012 R2 release

    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 08 Oct'13

    Facing threat from competitors, Microsoft spells out cloud plans

    With stiff competition from cloud competitors like Amazon, Microsoft is offering Azure discounts to customers who enter into enterprise agreements.

  • October 08, 2013 08 Oct'13

    Microsoft issues eight security bulletins, patches Internet Explorer

    Happy birthday, Patch Tuesday: the tenth anniversary of Microsoft's patching program brought its own gifts, including fixes for Internet Explorer.

  • October 03, 2013 03 Oct'13

    Windows Azure success could determine Microsoft's cloud future

    Microsoft has bet on Windows Azure success for a future in the cloud, but enterprise shops have been slow to adopt the service.

  • October 03, 2013 03 Oct'13

    Critical IE, Windows Server fixes coming for October Patch Tuesday

    Microsoft will treat admins with security updates to prevent malicious tricks for October's Patch Tuesday. Unfortunately, admins will be on their own for Halloween candy. In its advance security ...

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  • October 01, 2013 01 Oct'13

    September in review: the top Windows Server news and content

    In this feature, we round up the Windows Server content most popular with our readers from the previous month and share it with you. Our readers kept busy in September by looking at the latest ...

  • September 10, 2013 10 Sep'13

    Critical fixes for Office, Outlook and IE in September Patch Tuesday

    Microsoft delivered patches in 13 bulletins this week, including four critical bulletins. Recent versions of Outlook and Office are affected.

  • September 09, 2013 09 Sep'13

    TechNet, MSDN customers get first crack at Windows Server 2012 R2

    Customers with MSDN and TechNet descriptions will be able to download the RTM versions of Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft said this week. But don't expect it to be the final build that ships. In ...

  • September 05, 2013 05 Sep'13

    Critical fixes coming for Office, IE in September Patch Tuesday

    Admins will have their plenty of updates to keep them busy with this month's Patch Tuesday security bulletins. In its advance security notification, Microsoft said it will have 14 security ...

  • September 03, 2013 03 Sep'13

    After Ballmer: What is Microsoft's strategy for the future?

    There is little sense in adding to the avalanche of criticism that cascaded down on Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer since he announced he was leaving the company. The strategic missteps he made in his ...

  • September 03, 2013 03 Sep'13

    August in review: the most popular Windows Server tips and news

    In our monthly feature, we highlight the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. Last month, our readers were most interested in content that covered Patch Tuesday, ...

  • August 27, 2013 27 Aug'13

    Windows Server 2012 R2 released to manufacturing

    Microsoft hit an important milestone this week as it finalized Windows Server 2012 R2 ahead of its Oct. 18 launch. In the past, IT shops with MSDN or TechNet subscriptions could begin downloading ...

  • August 23, 2013 23 Aug'13

    IT pros shed no tears over Microsoft CEO Ballmer's retirement plans

    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 23, 2013 23 Aug'13

    Twitter reacts to Steve Ballmer's retirement

    On Friday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said he would retire at the conclusion of a search to replace him, within 12 months. Check out this collection of tweets reacting to the news. Click here if ...

  • August 16, 2013 16 Aug'13

    Microsoft backtracks on another Patch Tuesday update

    For the second time this week, Microsoft is backtracking on a security update from the latest round of Patch Tuesday fixes. MS13-066, an important update for Active Directory Federation Service (AD ...

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