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Microsoft Delivers Hefty December Security Patch

December's security update arrived today with 13 items to fix in Microsoft products, ranging from Windows to Office, and Internet Explorer too.

Microsoft Discloses BizTalk Server 2010 R2 Plans

Microsoft is planning a future R2 product release of BizTalk Server 2010, the company announced today.

Updated PowerShell 3.0 Rolled Out With WMF 3.0 CTP2

A new community technology preview 2 version of Windows Management Framework 3.0 was released by Microsoft this month.

Exaggerated: Reports of the Windows GUI Death

Don Jones clarifies his earlier statements regarding the pending doom of the GUI in Windows Server OSes -- and yes, death is still in the picture.

Microsoft Lync Showing Growth

Microsoft's newest unified communications offering is showing some gains after being on the market for one year, with partners aiding in the cause.

PowerShell: An In-Depth Scripting Crash Course

This extended Windows PowerShell column will jump-start your knowledge of this powerful technology.

Moving to Server Core: How One Company Did It (And You Can, Too)

Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.

Microsoft: Cloud 'Much Smaller' Than Server Business

An executive at Microsoft's Server and Tools Division offered some perspectives on Microsoft's cloud vision on Monday.

4 Security Bulletins Released by Microsoft in Light November Update

Microsoft released its security update for November today with only four bulletins -- one item deemed "critical," two "important" and one "moderate."

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).

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