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Build 2011 News and Views Round-Up: Windows 8, Windows Server 8, Visual Studo 11 and More

Catch up with all the news and commentary from Redmondmag.com and our sister sites that came out of Build:

Windows Server 8 Emerges at Microsoft Build Event

Microsoft described improvements in its next-generation server technology, code-named "Windows Server 8," at its Build conference for developers today.

Mac Version of Microsoft Lync Released to Manufacturers

Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 hit the release to manufacturing (RTM) milestone last week, with a projected wide release date set for sometime in October.

Microsoft's September Security Bulletin Will Lack 'Critical' Fixes

This looks to be a lighter patch month, with no "critical" items making it into in September's Microsoft Security Bulletin.

Microsoft's Sleepy E-Commerce Strategy

While competitors ramp up in a re-emerging space, Microsoft seems content to cede power in the market for e-commerce applications.

Benioff Kicks Off Salesforce Event With Social CRM 'Chatter'

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, kicked off the company's Dreamforce conference this week with some new announcements.

Virtualization Licensing: Time To Take a Fresh Look at Your Virtual Infrastructure

Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.

Best Practices for Setting Up Resilient Databases for Scalability, High Availability and Disaster Recovery

For IT professionals dealing with databases, a few processes can ensure flexibility and stretch the limits of uptime.

How To Protect Your Network with Lync 2010 Edge Server

DoS and password brute-force attacks can be particularly nasty, but you can protect your network against these types of disruptions.

New Microsoft Report Details Security Process, Offers Patch Management Tips

Microsoft released a report this month updating the progress of the Microsoft Security Response Center in ensuring software security.

Hefty Microsoft August Patch Delivers 13 Security Fixes

The August patch is a bulky one as Microsoft released 13 fixes today.

Windows Kernel's Graphics Component Still Filled with Holes

Security researcher Tarjei Mandt has found dozens of vulnerabilities in the graphics control component of Windows Kernel.

Microsoft Readies 13 Security Bulletins for Tuesday

The August patch from Microsoft will be thick with security fixes.

How To Manage Active Directory Password Policies in Windows Server 2008/R2

So, you think you know how password policies work in Active Directory? Well, you might ... or you might not. Find out how to manage Active Directory password policies in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Juniper Picks Up Ex-Microsoft Server & Tools Chief Muglia

Juniper Networks has hired the former president of Microsoft's Server & Tools Business, Bob Muglia, to be the vice president of its Software Solutions Division, the company announced Monday.

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