Legacy operating systems
- July 10, 2007
Windows Server 2008 will be joined by Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 at the launch but they won't all be ready at the same time.
- June 26, 2007
The Customer Technology Preview includes IIS 7.0 as part of Windows Server 2008's Server Core minimal install option.
- June 22, 2007
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Server Core and its nine server roles offer a new way to administer Windows Server. Experts explain what you need to know about the set-up-and-go installation option.
- June 20, 2007
With Server Core -- Microsoft's bare bones installation of Windows Server 2008 -- IT managers can take advantage of virtualization and look forward to better performance, says Ward Ralston, a product manager on the Window Server team.
- June 19, 2007
Ward Ralston and his Windows Server team dive into Windows Server 2008's Server Core roles and features -- from command line interface alternatives to security misconceptions.
- June 11, 2007
The service pack includes the customary hotfixes and offers IT managers "out-of-the-box" provisioning via Windows Deployment Services.
- April 29, 2007
This new service pack gives IT managers using SMS 2003 the ability to support Windows Vista.
- March 13, 2007
New service pack from Microsoft includes mostly security updates.
- June 01, 2006
Microsoft is investing a barrel of cash on as many as 70 technologies over the next 10 years. CEO Ballmer won't say how he'll spend the dough, but he defended the company's decision to do so.
- May 09, 2006
Microsoft's Compute Cluster Server 2003 is on track to ship in late June. The software, which aims to match the performance of Linux or Unix, is now a release candidate.
- December 15, 2005
Windows Server 2003 R2 promises features that help make communications between central offices and branches zippier. Microsoft has additional plans for better branch communications coming with Vista and Longhorn.
- December 05, 2005
The year 2005 is coming to a close, but Microsoft still has one big shoe left to drop. Windows Server 2003 R2 is still promised before the end of the year.
- November 16, 2004
At a conference in Europe, Microsoft launched a beta test for the WUS patch manager, presented feature packs for its desktop management product and outlined its "zero touch" plans.
- September 08, 2004
Tackling a tricky IT task just got easier! Meet our impressive collection of IT gurus and review their areas of expertise. They've got answers to your questions on a variety of important Windows topics.
- September 02, 2004
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