Windows Servers


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.

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.

Microsoft Ups SharePoint Online File Limits

Microsoft today announced file-upload improvements to its SharePoint Online service.

4 'Critical' Bulletins Set for Microsoft's September Patch

The most important bulletins include fixes for SharePoint and Microsoft Office.

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.

Microsoft Bumps Up SkyDrive Pro and Exchange Online Storage

Microsoft has increased the storage capacities for two of its cloud-based storage services.

UPDATE: Microsoft Extends TechNet Subscriptions for 90 Days

Microsoft sent a notice to its current TechNet subscribers today that promises to extend their TechNet membership benefits for 90 days.

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).

Reconfiguring Windows Server Startup

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

Microsoft Enables PowerShell for Lync Online

Microsoft this week released a module that enables Lync Online management via PowerShell.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Preview Available

Microsoft has rolled out a limited public preview of a Windows Azure-based disaster recovery solution for private clouds.

Configuring Hyper-V Resource Metering

Here's how to check the resource allocation for one or a collection of virtual machines.

Microsoft Adding 'Restricted Admin Mode' for Windows Remote Desktop

Microsoft is developing a new "restricted administration mode" security measure for use with its Remote Desktop Protocol.

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