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Lync 2013 Now Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated this month that Lync Server 2013 is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2.

Microsoft Updates Windows Azure, Rolls Out Backup Service

Microsoft updated Windows Azure this month to integrate with its latest flagship software offerings, rolling out some new services as well.

Microsoft Restores Windows RT 8.1 Update

Microsoft today restored its Windows RT 8.1 update for download from the Windows Store.

Microsoft's Engineering Team Talks Windows 8.1

Engineers that worked on Windows 8.1 carved out some time late last week to answer questions about Windows 8.1.

Hybrid Clouds: What's Still Needed?

For hybrid cloud solutions to continue to find their footing in the enterprise, security features that enforce geographic jurisdictions should be a top priority.

UPDATE: Microsoft Issues Recovery Software for 'Bricked' Surface RT 8.1 Machines

Microsoft published recovery media software today for Windows RT users whose devices got "bricked" by a recently released Windows RT 8.1 upgrade.

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.

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