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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.

IE 11 Blocker for Windows 7 Now Available

A tool that blocks Internet Explorer 11 installations on Windows 7 machines is now available.

Analysts Weigh Microsoft's Cloud Announcements

Experts discuss Microsoft's cloud and enterprise product strategies.

Gartner: Prepare Now for a Post-SharePoint World

SharePoint is just good enough and few love using it, but it's widely deployed and changing due to Microsoft's product development efforts on the cloud side.

Microsoft Celebrates 10 Years of Patch Tuesdays with 4 'Critical' Fixes

This month hits the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first monthly security update release. And in celebrating a decade of Patch Tuesdays, Redmond is gifting IT four bulletin items rated "critical" and four "important" for October's monthly rollout.

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.

First Look: Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview

Diving into Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview reveals key additions to facilitate more seamless server-to-cloud migrations to public, private and hybrid clouds.

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.

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