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  • September 06, 2012 06 Sep'12

    Light Patch Tuesday expected, addresses System Center and developer tools

    September will be a light month for Patch Tuesdays with a mere two bulletins and nothing ranked at a "critical" level, according to an advance security bulletin Microsoft released Thursday. The ...

  • August 31, 2012 31 Aug'12

    Windows Server 2012 upgrades may impact x86 server market

    Server sales have been down in recent months but the new Windows Server launch may restart x86 server hardware purchases -- as soon as IT gets done testing it.

  • August 23, 2012 23 Aug'12

    Microsoft refreshes logo in time for Windows Server 2012

    Not satisfied with releasing 2012 editions of Windows Server and desktop Windows to manufacturing, Microsoft has revamped its logo for the first time in 25 years. In a post on Microsoft's corporate ...

  • August 17, 2012 17 Aug'12

    After Windows Server 2012 RTMs, an organizational shift

    Microsoft reorganized the Server and Tools unit of the company this week, after completing the final code of that unit’s marquee products earlier this month. The changes, first reported by Mary Jo ...

  • August 16, 2012 16 Aug'12

    Q&A with Nicolas Blank: Talking MEC talk

    Microsoft’s Exchange Conference is fast approaching (just five more weeks!) and I thought it would be interesting to get some insight from a respected member of the Exchange community. Fortunately, ...

  • August 16, 2012 16 Aug'12

    Exchange 2010 SP2 rollup 4 delivers new retention policy support

    Another rollup for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 is upon us, and this update includes 23 new fixes. Or is it actually 22 fixes plus a new feature?

  • August 15, 2012 15 Aug'12

    Nine Microsoft patch bulletins issued, contains fixes for IE and Exchange

    Microsoft patches addressed vulnerabilities across its Internet Explorer, Exchange and Office applications this Patch Tuesday.

  • August 14, 2012 14 Aug'12

    Microsoft drops eighth rollup for Exchange 2007 SP3

    Earlier today Microsoft released the eighth rollup update for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3. As you’re probably aware, each update addresses various internal- and customer-found bugs within ...

  • August 01, 2012 01 Aug'12

    Windows Server 2012 hits RTM milestone, general availability September 4

    Microsoft said Wednesday Windows Server 2012 has hit the release-to-manufacturing stage of development and that it will be generally available on September 4. All code is complete and being ...

  • July 31, 2012 31 Jul'12 released -- and it kind of freaked me out

    This afternoon I was doing my usual daily research on the Web and Twitter when a Tweet popped up via TweetDeck:  “A new personal email service -> Say Hello to, New Modern Email from ...

  • July 31, 2012 31 Jul'12

    Five reasons Exchange shops delay Office 365 migrations

    Microsoft claims the majority of its Exchange customers are considering Office 365. But IT pros have reservations about whether it's the right move.

  • July 27, 2012 27 Jul'12

    Dell puts its stamp on Office 365

    Yesterday Dell announced it has teamed with Microsoft to release Microsoft Office 365 with Dell, giving small- to medium-sized businesses another cloud option. For those not familiar with Office ...

  • July 25, 2012 25 Jul'12

    MEC is back! Will you be there?

    It seems like just yesterday that the Exchange team announced that the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) would be returning. This morning I booted up my laptop, looked at my calendar and realized ...

  • July 17, 2012 17 Jul'12

    Introducing our new Microsoft messaging blog

    Hello readers and welcome to our new blog. I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself and explain what we're trying to accomplish here. As many of you may know from our ...

  • July 17, 2012 17 Jul'12

    Microsoft drops Exchange 2013 Preview

    Back in May at The Expert Conference 2012, Exchange GM Kevin Allison made four important points about the future of Exchange: Three generations are/will be using Exchange, Exchange needs to be both ...