Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.
- By Kurt Mackie, Jeffrey Schwartz, Keith Ward, Doug Barney
Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's Windows 8 strategy looks like a faulty one to her -- especially when it comes to tablets.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.
The Linux Foundation, along with Red Hat and Canonical, has staked out positions on the secure boot procedure.
Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).
Microsoft can't stop talking about its checkerboard-like Start Screen design in Windows 8.
Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).
- By Greg Shields
Microsoft this month described how Windows Live will be used as a key element for its codenamed "Windows 8" OS.
Microsoft addressed a claim that Windows 8 will not allow Linux operating systems to coexist in a dual-boot configuration on PCs.
The Directions on Microsoft consultancy team Thursday highlighted "Windows 8" and "Windows Server 8" roadmap changes from Microsoft's Build event last week.
Google's Android and Apple's iOS will be the dominant tablet operating systems in the market through 2015, with Microsoft's Windows 8 OS trailing at a distant third, according to the latest Gartner projections.
Microsoft last week released a community technology preview version of Windows Management Framework 3.0.
IT professionals wondering what x86 applications "Windows 8" will support in the near future probably will have to wait.
Microsoft provided more details about its upcoming Windows To Go product running Windows 8 at its Build conference on Thursday.
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