Windows 8/RT


Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2

Microsoft achieved its "general availability" release milestone today for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2.

Windows 8.1 Update Version Released Today

Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 update today, which is a free download for Windows 8 users.

Microsoft Restores Windows 8 Update Controls

Microsoft has restored some update controls for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

Analysts Weigh Microsoft's Cloud Announcements

Experts discuss Microsoft's cloud and enterprise product strategies.

Windows 8.1 Preorders Begin

Microsoft made Windows 8.1 available for preorders on Wednesday via the Microsoft Store.

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Includes Hyper-V Support

Linux-based SUSE Cloud 2.0, which was released last week, now includes "full support" for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.

Microsoft Bringing IIS 8.5 Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft's Internet Information Services 8.5 Web server will be arriving soon and bringing a few new improvements.

Exchange Not Yet Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated last week that Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet.

How To Add a Hot Spare to a Storage Pool

Brien breaks down the step-by-step procedure to add more storage to an existing pool.

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.

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