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Analysis: Microsoft's New Licensing Still Vague, 'Next Gen' Licensing May Significantly Raise Costs

Microsoft may have some unpleasant surprises for organizations that license its software, starting next year.

Dark Clouds: SharePoint Online Concerns Slowing IT Adoption

Microsoft says SharePoint customers are moving online but security, privacy and app compatibility are key barriers. A Redmond magazine reader survey suggests the transition will take time. Find out why.

How To Configure and Secure SkyDrive Pro in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Securely share documents in the cloud using the latest version of Microsoft's flagship collaboration and content management system.

Exchange 2013 SP1 Will Run on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft announced a few details this week about its coming Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2013.

The Disappearing Windows Server GUI, Revisited

Brien retreads the idea of System Center taking over the role of Windows Server's GUI and explains how it can be used as the single window to a cluster of VMs.

Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 Products Arriving Early Next Year

Microsoft today indicated that it plans to deliver Service Pack 1 "early next year" for its Office 2013-branded products.

Free My Server 2012 R2 Apps for Remote Management Released

Microsoft released its free My Server 2012 R2 applications this month for Windows clients and Windows Phone devices.

UPDATE: SharePoint Online Getting Touch Improvements

Microsoft is improving the touch experience for SharePoint Online users.

Microsoft Warns of Storage Spaces Flaw in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft today warned of a problem with using the Storage Spaces feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 when used with Windows Azure.

What To Do When Windows Identifies Disks Incorrectly

Brien walks you through how to get Windows to correctly distinguish between a hard drive and a solid-state drive.

SUSE Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Released

SUSE announced a solution this week that lets IT pros manage Linux servers from Microsoft's System Center management suite.

Windows Update Will Disable 'Broken' RC4 Encryption

Microsoft on Tuesday released an update that will disable the compromised RC4 stream cipher on Windows systems.

MAP Toolkit 9.0 Beta Assesses New Server and Cloud Enrollment Licensing Scenarios

A beta test version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.0 was released this week.

What's New in Group Policy Settings

With October's massive Microsoft product releases comes new and modified configuration options.

No Zero-Day Graphics Flaw Fix in Microsoft's November Patch

Microsoft sent word today that its monthly patch for November will contain three bulletin items rated "critical" and five "important" items.

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