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Microsoft Offering Improved CHKDSK Utility in Windows 8

Microsoft explained this week that it has updated its venerable CHKDSK utility for Windows 8.

Microsoft Adding Remote Desktop Services Improvements to Windows Server 2012

Microsoft described what's to come with Remote Desktop Services (RDS) when Windows Server 2012 rolls out.

Microsoft: Windows Azure Customers Number in 'High Tens of Thousands'

Microsoft's cloud-centric corporate strategy got explained on Tuesday at a financial analyst event, with a few numbers put behind the claims.

Microsoft Products Get 'Critical' RCE Fixes in May Security Patch

Microsoft's May security update arrived today with three bulletin items classified "critical" and four "important."

Gartner: Governance and Strategy Key to SharePoint Deployments

Gartner recently offered some tips on deploying Microsoft SharePoint, which requires lots of team effort and coordination.

Server Message Block 3.0: Microsoft's New Storage Model

Considering buying a SAN? Stop what you're doing. The world of storage is about to change and its future lies in a surprisingly familiar protocol: the Server Message Block (SMB).

Wanova's Windows Desktop Virt Solution Bypasses VDA Licensing, Hypervisors

An executive at Wanova shared how desktop virtualization can be done using Windows Server 2008 R2 over a wide area network, while avoiding much of the usual licensing and storage headaches.

Quest Rolls Out Options for Office 365 Migrations

Quest Software today described its migration solutions for organizations moving to Exchange Online and Office 365.

June 'Release Preview' for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Announced

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to release another test version of Windows 8, called a "release preview," in the first week of June.

'Windows Server 2012' and System Center 2012 Announced at MMS

Microsoft today announced that its code-named Windows Server 8 solution now has the official product name of "Windows Server 2012."

Office and SharePoint '15' Expected in Early 2013

Veteran Microsoft reporter Mary Jo Foley unearthed a few clues about Microsoft's product roadmap for this year and the next.

Microsoft's April Security Update Includes 4 'Critical' Fixes

April's security update arrived today, packing six bulletins for 11 flaws.

What To Expect in SharePoint 2013

A new version of the Microsoft collaboration and enterprise content management platform is in the works, and it will offer improved social networking, client and mobile UI enhancements, an app marketplace, and better cloud support. And that just scratches the surface.

What's Wrong with SharePoint?: Third-Party SharePoint Developers Weigh In

Stakeholders looking to Microsoft for guidance about this very complex product discuss what they don't like about SharePoint 2010 and what they'd like to see in the next version.

Tech Outlook: SharePoint Takes a Bigger Piece of the ECM Pie

As Microsoft boosts the product's functionality, SharePoint's influence grows.

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