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  • 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 ...

  • August 14, 2013 14 Aug'13

    Windows Server 2012 R2 available on Oct. 18, new purchases Nov. 1

    Earlier this week, Microsoft set a price for Windows Server 2012 R2. Now it has a release date. The company said in a blog post that it will make available the latest server operating system on ...

  • August 13, 2013 13 Aug'13

    Microsoft patches Exchange, Internet Explorer vulnerabilities

    In Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday update, the company patched a range of vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange and more.

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  • August 09, 2013 09 Aug'13

    Microsoft hikes Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter edition pricing

    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 31, 2013 31 Jul'13

    Popular Windows Server definitions you need to know

    As we move into the second half of 2013, we decided to look at some of the most popular Windows Server definitions from the year so far. We highlighted the most popular terms and additional ...

  • July 11, 2013 11 Jul'13

    Microsoft's reorganization may have long-term impact on IT, systems

    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 09 Jul'13

    Microsoft addresses TrueType, Windows vulnerabilities

    On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed a number of critical flaws in font parsing and vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2.

  • July 05, 2013 05 Jul'13

    Busy July Patch Tuesday expected, six critical fixes

    Microsoft released its monthly advance security notification for Patch Tuesday, and admins can expect a number of critical fixes for July. The company delivered seven total bulletins with six of ...

  • July 02, 2013 02 Jul'13

    Microsoft releases Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials preview

    This week, Microsoft delivered a preview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, a version of Windows Server geared toward small businesses. The company also released a preview of the Windows Server ...

  • July 01, 2013 01 Jul'13

    Microsoft drops TechNet subscriptions

    Microsoft this week said it would discontinue offering TechNet subscriptions in the coming months. New subscriptions will no longer be available after Aug. 31, which should give users time to plan ...

  • July 01, 2013 01 Jul'13

    June in review: the top Windows Server news and tips

    In our monthly feature, we highlight the top content from the previous month and share it with you. Last month, our readers were most interested in what's new in Windows Server 2012 R2, the latest ...

  • June 27, 2013 27 Jun'13

    Microsoft previews Windows Azure autoscaling feature

    Dynamic scaling of Azure servers is about to get a whole lot easier. Microsoft rolled out Windows Azure autoscaling in preview this week. At the Build developer conference in San Francisco this ...

  • June 25, 2013 25 Jun'13

    Oracle databases now supported on Windows Azure cloud, Hyper-V

    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.

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