Windows Server 2008 R2


Microsoft To Enable .NET Framework 4 on Windows Server Core

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it plans to enable its .NET Framework 4 on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

Microsoft Releases Free MAP 5.5 Toolkit

Version 5.5 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit was released early this week.

Microsoft Investigating IE and FTP Security Flaws

Microsoft's security team announced late last month that it is investigating two proof-of-concept flaws in Microsoft's Web-related software.

Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 SP1 Released

Microsoft last week released the first service pack for its 2010 Forefront messaging and collaboration management product.

SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate Available

Microsoft today announced that the release candidate of Service Pack 1 for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 is now available.

UPDATE: Opalis Now Runs on Windows Server 2008

Microsoft on Monday announced that its Opalis 6.3 software can now run on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, in addition to Windows Server 2003.

Microsoft To Decrease Prices on Windows Server SPLAs

Microsoft plans to decrease the pricing of its Service Provider License Agreement offerings for Windows Server 2008 R2, starting next year.

Microsoft Rolls Out Security Baselines and MAP 5.5 Beta

Microsoft on Monday announced that it had rolled out two "new" security baselines for use with its Security Compliance Management tool, plus new setting packs for Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8.

Microsoft Talks Up Private Clouds at Tech-Ed Europe

Hyper-V Cloud, one among several solutions announced at Berlin confab, aims to facilitate private cloud deployments.

Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 RC Now Available

Microsoft announced today that the release candidate version of its Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 security product is now available for download.

Service Pack 1 RC Now Available for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

The release candidate version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 can now be downloaded.

Microsoft's Hyper-V To Be Integrated in OpenStack

Microsoft today announced a partnership deal with Cloud.com to help integrate Microsoft's proprietary hypervisor into the OpenStack project.

RemoteFX Enhances the RDS User Experience

RemoteFX represents a significant update to the graphics-processing capabilities of the Remote Desktop Services (RDS) core Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).

Microsoft Releases SP1 for Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft today released Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2010, which previously was available just as a beta.

Microsoft Readying Releases of IE 9, MED-V, Opalis and CRM 2011

Microsoft this week provided notice of some upcoming product updates and betas to expect in the coming months.

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