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Windows Server 2012 Released to Manufacturing

Windows Server 2012 was released today to hardware manufacturers, along with the Windows 8 client.

A Treatise on IT Fiefdoms

If you want to get the most out of Windows administration tools like Group Policy preferences (GPPs), you need to break down those walls.

Microsoft Releases Window MultiPoint Server 2012 Beta

Microsoft last week announced that a beta of Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 is now available.

Yammer Now Part of Microsoft Office Division

Microsoft announced today that the closing conditions for buying Yammer have been completed.

Microsoft Releases Previews of Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013

Microsoft followed up on a "customer preview" launch of its next-generation Office 365 services this week by announcing the availability of preview trials of other 2013-branded products.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta Now Available

A beta test version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials is available today.

Microsoft's July Security Update Arrives With Unexpected IE Fix

Microsoft released its monthly security rollout today, which includes three fixes rated "critical" and six designated "important."

Windows Server 2012 Editions Revealed

Microsoft announced today that Windows Server 2012 will have only four editions: Datacenter, Standard, Essentials and Foundation.

Review: Inside Windows Server 2012

With a new file system, Features on Demand, and major improvements to storage, networking and clustering, the forthcoming server OS is a substantial move forward for Microsoft.

5-Minute How-To: Quick and Easy Web Servers with Windows PowerShell

A step-by-step guide to help you deploy IIS and default Web sites using PowerShell in less than five minutes!

Quick Guide: What's New in Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

Greg Shields lays out the new and improved features to look for in Windows Server 2012's Active Directory.

Top 5 Free Microsoft Tools for Active Directory Health

How to evaluate the health of an Active Directory implementation with instrumentation built right into the platform.

Analyst Breaks Down Microsoft's BYOD Licensing Scenarios

The bring-your-own-device concept is a simple one, but Windows shops may find the licensing somewhat perplexing.

Microsoft To Buy Yammer for $1.2 Billion and Integrate Social Networking

Microsoft is acquiring enterprise social networking company Yammer Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash.

Predictions and Suggestions for Microsoft's Upcoming Product Lineup

Brien discusses some of the changes Microsoft is going through with its products' latest lifecycle and provides some suggestions for what he would like to see.

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