Windows Servers


Microsoft's SBS Essentials 2011 Bundled with Entry-Level Server by Dell

A bundle targeted at small businesses that includes an entry-level PowerEdge system with Microsoft's Small Business Server (SBS) Essentials 2011 was launched on Friday by Dell.

Inside Windows Server 8: A First Look

Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.

Just How Viable Is the Mobile Office?

Handheld devices might be all the rage, but editing documents or spreadsheets on them is still difficult. Mobile OSes are getting better, though, and some applications can provide relief. Here's your guide to the current options.

The 2011 Redmond Readers Choice Awards

Your picks for 2011's best Windows IT products in a wide variety of categories.

Microsoft Releases New System Center 2012 Betas

Microsoft released new test versions of some of its System Center 2012 management applications this week.

Windows Server 8: Microsoft's Game-Changing Technology

Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).

'SQL Server 2012' and Hadoop Efforts Announced at PASS

Microsoft inched even closer to Hadoop at the PASS Summit 2011, held in Seattle this week, and announced a few product name changes along the way.

'Critical' Fixes for Internet Explorer, Silverlight in Microsoft's October Security Bulletin

Microsoft today released its October Security Bulletin, which includes eight bulletins that address 23 vulnerabilities -- with two bulletins labeled "critical" and six "important."

Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 SP3 Expected This Year

In an announcement by Microsoft today, both SharePoint 2007 and Office 2007 will be receiving Service Pack 3 by the end of the year.

Q&A: Microsoft Talks SharePoint, BCS and Office 365

The senior director of SharePoint product management at Microsoft takes some time during this week's SharePoint Conference 2011 to discuss what's coming for the Web application platform.

Is PowerShell Really the Only Future for Windows Admins?

Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).

Survey: SharePoint Meeting IT and Business Needs

SharePoint largely has been meeting IT and business management expectations in organizations, according to a new survey by Forrester Research.

SPC 11 Keynote: Microsoft 'Investing Big' in SharePoint, SharePoint Online

Microsoft opened Day 1 of its SharePoint 2011 conference taking place in Anaheim, Calif. this week by talking about the what's coming next -- including a "major update" for SharePoint Online.

Study: SharePoint Costs High Due to Inadequate Skills

The use of Microsoft SharePoint is growing, but maintenance costs can be high especially given the lack of trained personnel, according to an industry study.

Analysts Outline Windows 8 Roadmap

The Directions on Microsoft consultancy team Thursday highlighted "Windows 8" and "Windows Server 8" roadmap changes from Microsoft's Build event last week.

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