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Microsoft Profiles Hyper-V Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft recently showed off new Hyper-V improvements to come with Windows Server 2012 R2.

No-Cost Outlook App Arriving This Year with Windows RT 8.1 Update

The Microsoft Outlook e-mail program will be part of a free Windows RT 8.1 upgrade coming this year, Microsoft announced yesterday.

Microsoft Highlights New Windows 8 Tablets and Devices at Computex

Microsoft executives talked up Windows 8.1 and its mobile operating systems at the Computex keynote address on Wednesday.

Windows 8.1 To Have New Networking Features

Microsoft talked a bit more about Windows 8.1 at its TechEd event on Monday.

Exchange 2013 CU2 Coming Summer with Restored 100-Database Support

Microsoft announced today that it will release Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) for Exchange Server 2013 sometime this summer.

Microsoft's 2014 Roadmap: 'Plug-and-Play' Clouds, R2 Servers and Faster Product Delivery

Microsoft's TechEd kicks off today, but some of its themes were presented earlier at the "Microsoft Cloud OS Workshop."

SQL Server 2014 Announced in TechEd Keynote

Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles" and featuring built-in, in-memory OLTP and a focus on real-time, Big Data-style analytics.

Microsoft Looking to Business Cloud Adoption, Faster Product Releases

Microsoft's chief operating officer outlined Microsoft's cloud growth prospects, and other business matters, on Thursday.

Server Market Took a Dive in Q1

The worldwide server market reached a new low in the first quarter, according to reports by IDC and Gartner.

Windows 8.1 To Have Start Button and Boot-to-Desktop Features

Microsoft talked more about Windows 8.1 today, confirming some previously rumored expectations.

Exchange 2010 SP3 Update Fixes Apple iOS 6.1 Sync Flaw

Microsoft this week released Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3.

Study Forecasts Business Cloud Adoption in 2 Years

A study sponsored by Microsoft suggests that most businesses will be looking to the cloud in the next two years.

Microsoft Now Enabling Lync-to-Skype Connections

Microsoft has completed part of its Lync-to-Skype connectivity integration work.

IDC: PC Market Losing Out to Tablets by 2015

IDC updated its five-year forecasts for the PC and tablet markets today.

Microsoft Faults IT Security Practices in 'Cloud Computing' Report

Microsoft this week published an assessment of organizational IT security, based on its own survey tool.

Motorola Mobility Loses ITC Patent Infringement Case Against Microsoft's Xbox

Motorola Mobility has lost a patent infringement claim against Microsoft before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Windows Azure Expanding to China, Japan and Australia

Microsoft is expanding its Windows Azure service coverage in the Asia-Pacific region.

Standalone SkyDrive Pro Client Released

Microsoft on Monday released a standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client.

Hortonworks Releases Hadoop Platform for Windows Server

Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows was commercially released today.

Forrester: Windows 8 Won't Be Commercial Standard for Enterprises

Global research firm Forrester released a report citing that due to high levels of enterprises just now making the move to Windows 7 from Windows XP, Microsoft's latest OS will continue to go largely ignored.

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