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First Look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

Diving into Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview reveals key additions to facilitate more seamless server-to-cloud migrations to public, private and hybrid clouds.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8.1 Prices for New Purchasers

Microsoft described today how those not currently running Windows 8 can purchase the forthcoming Windows 8.1 operating system from online and retail stores.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition RTM Available to TechNet and MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today issued the release-to-manufacturing version of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition to its TechNet and MSDN subscribers.

Tips for Getting Windows Server 2012 R2 on the 'Cheap'

A report released last month by Directions on Microsoft offers a few suggestions on how to buy Microsoft's newest server.

Microsoft Touts IE 11's Speedier JPEG Processing

Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 displays JPEG graphics faster than previous IE browsers, Microsoft claims.

Gartner Outlines How Organizations Can Plan for Windows 8.1

The research and consulting firm suggests three plans to deal with Windows 8.1.

UPDATE: Windows 8.1 RTM Available for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers

Microsoft today offered its MSDN and TechNet subscribers access to the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) ISO builds of its latest flagship operating systems.

Virtual LoadMaster with Hyper-V Review: Improve Server Uptime

The Kemp load balancer helps IT pros use the Microsoft hypervisor to distribute workloads across physical and virtual clusters.

Syncing Azure Active Directory with Windows Server Domains

Brien walks through the steps necessary for authenticating users on-premises and in the cloud with Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory.

Windows Server 2012 R2: Exploring Storage Tiering

Brien puts the new tiered storage feature through the ringer to see what hidden hardware requirements are needed to run smoothly.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hits RTM Status

Microsoft on Tuesday said Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released to manufacturers (RTM).

Windows 8.1 Reportedly Released to Manufacturers

According to insider sources, Microsoft's Windows 8 upgrade, scheduled for release on Oct. 17, has hit the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone.

Reconfiguring Windows Server Startup

Save on resources by evaluating and modifying what's running during startup.

German Agency Sees Security Issues with Windows 8 and TPM 2.0

A German government agency indicated yesterday that is it investigating issues associated with using Windows 8 and the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0.

Microsoft Announces Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Hitting OEMs in October

The first major update to Microsoft's embedded operating system for intelligent devices, Windows Embedded 8 Industry, will reach original equipment manufacturers on Oct. 18, Microsoft announced late last week.

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