Legacy operating systems
- October 10, 2011
Fixes in October’s Patch Tuesday release are fewer than recent releases, although six of the eight bulletins involve remote code execution flaws and should be implemented quickly.
- October 07, 2011
Microsoft's upcoming Cluster Aware Update Wizard aims to ease the pain of patch management. But IT shops have questions about how it might fit with their internal patching procedures.
- September 21, 2011
Windows Server 8 is the most ambitious version of the product Microsoft has developed to date. Mike Neil, GM of the project, talks about the importance of IT’s input.
- September 14, 2011
Can Windows Server 8 bring Microsoft into the cloud era? With development of the new OS, the company aims to change the way IT shops deliver apps.
- June 14, 2011
Windows administrators keep their jobs this month thanks to a hefty 34 security fixes to some mainstay products, including Windows Server 2008 and R2.
- October 26, 2010
The first service packs for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 are a big deal for Microsoft, with new features that could help the company compete in the virtual desktop space.
- September 29, 2010
Enterprises don’t let Microsoft’s Support Lifecycle policies dictate their upgrade cycles. But unless they buy hotfix support for Windows Server 2003, it could lead to trouble.
- March 26, 2008
IT managers can monitor Windows Server 2008 from a desktop that runs Vista with Service Pack 1.
- February 07, 2008
Microsoft's System Center Capacity Planner 2007, a tool for infrastructure planning, was released to manufacturing this week.
- January 29, 2008
After years of delays and numerous changes, Windows Server 2008 code will finally be completed next week.
- January 09, 2008
Microsoft MVP Brian Desmond talks about new Active Directory changes and features in Windows Server 2008 that will ease management in such areas as passwords and installation.
- January 02, 2008
IT managers in Windows shops say the high-impact technologies next year will be Windows Server 2008 and virtualization.
- December 05, 2007
Microsoft gave beta testers an early holiday gift this year with the release of Windows Server 2008 RC1.
- November 26, 2007
SQL Server expert Brad McGehee dives into SQL Server 2008 and dishes about what IT managers and DBAs need to know.
- November 16, 2007
Microsoft released a November test build of Windows Server 2008 to a group of beta testers.