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Many Microsoft Products Losing Support After April 8, Not Just Windows XP

Today's April 8 date marks the end, not just for Windows XP, but for many other Microsoft software products as well.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Users Face New Upgrade Deadlines

Microsoft released updates today to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which would be unsurprising except for some strong language coming from Microsoft, warning of installation deadlines.

Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Windows 8.1 Update Starts Arriving Today

Microsoft released its update to Windows 8.1 today, which will begin arriving to devices at some point through the Windows Update service.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

Review: Create Active Directory and Exchange Accounts with Z-Hire

Automation tool Z-Hire populates AD and Exchange Server mailboxes, as well as provisions Lync and Salesforce.com identities.

Citrix Products Evolve, but Name Changes Obscure Unification

It's done it again. Citrix Systems, the company of two dozen products and 200 names, has announced yet another honorific for its flagship solution, Citrix XenApp 7.5.

Splunk Releasing New App for Assessing Exchange Operations

Splunk plans to release its latest app next month for assessing Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues.

Inside Look: System Center 2012 R2's New Data Protection Manager

Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now better suited for virtual environments, Linux servers, SQL Server support and provides more consistency.

Microsoft Releases CU1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Endpoint Protection To Get Faster Updates

Microsoft is accelerating the product update process for its Endpoint Protection security solutions.

Nadella Announces Office for iPad and Enterprise Mobility Suite Licensing

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella talked company strategy today, along with announcing some new products, including Office for iPad and new licensing for organizations managing mobile devices.

Leaked Documents Allege NSA Is Targeting Foreign System Admins

A series of internal message board posts detail how system admis are being targeted to gain access to the networks they control.

Microsoft Offers Security Tips for Windows XP Holdouts

Microsoft offered some security tips today for individuals and organizations that plan to continue to use Windows XP after April 8.

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