Windows Servers


June Gloom: Microsoft Releases 16 Bulletins for Patch Tuesday

What some security pros are calling the beginning of a long hot summer for Windows security jumped off in earnest with the June patch that features 16 bulletins -- nine "critical" and seven deemed "important."

Microsoft Planning 16 Fixes for Patch Tuesday

Windows IT pros can expect a really busy June if the advance notification for this month's security update is any indication.

Windows Users Readying for World IPv6 Day

The world will move to Internet Protocol version 6 for one day on Wednesday, June 8, but just a small percentage of Internet users might be adversely affected.

Is It Time to Rethink Active Directory?

Most likely, it's time to at least consider restructuring your current domain and forest design. With the right planning and tools, migrating to a new structure won't be as painful as you might think.

Microsoft Looks for Management Dominance with System Center 2012

Microsoft is opening its management suite, already hugely popular in Microsoft shops, to handle third-party applications. The company hopes its huge customer base and the newfound flexibility of System Center will put the hurt on a raft of smaller competitors in the application-management market.

Microsoft Appeals $1.3 Billion EC Penalty

Microsoft on Tuesday appealed an 899-million-euro ($1.3 billion) penalty stemming from a 2004 Windows antitrust action.

Windows MultiPoint Server Licensing Unveiled

Microsoft last week described licensing nuances for Windows MultiPoint Server, which is its shared resource computing solution for educational institutions, labs and even small businesses.

Free App Turns Windows Into a Wireless Router

Free software is now available that enables Internet connections to be shared using Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.

Q&A: Microsoft's Jared Spataro Talks First 10 Years of SharePoint

Microsoft's SharePoint director of product management talks with us about how the platform has evolved and what's in store for the future.

Tech-Ed: SharePoint 2010, Office 2010 SP1 Coming June

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 will be receiving their first service pack (SP1) by the end of June, Microsoft announced today at the Tech-Ed 2011 conference.

Microsoft Improves Windows/Linux Interop with New Virt Support for CentOS

Microsoft announced today that the company has added support for a Linux distribution to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V.

How-To: Manage Mobile Devices with Microsoft System Center

See how System Center Mobile Device Manager (MDM) 2008 will help you manage them just like other desktops and laptops via Group Policy and more.

Microsoft To Deliver Two Security Fixes on Tuesday

Microsoft's security update coming next Tuesday looks to be light, with one "critical" item and one "important" item expected.

How-To: Performance Tuning Tips for a Windows Virtualized Environment

Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.

System Center 2012 Preview: What to Expect

Microsoft plans to consolidate many moving parts in its System Center 2012 products this year -- here's your guide to it all.

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