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Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows Released

Hortonworks today released its latest suite of Hadoop components for clusters of Windows machines.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Service Now Available

Microsoft announced this week that its Windows Azure disaster recovery service is generally available.

How To Make Use of Hyper-V Replicas

Besides using replicas as protective backups, they can be used for testing purposes.

Windows Server 2012 R2's Hyper-V Networking Improvements

Microsoft's tweaks make it easier to fail over to a second datacenter when issues occur.

How To Access Needed Info in PowerShell

Brien walks you through customizing a PowerShell cmdlet's output to get exactly the data you need.

How To Work with RD Gateway in Windows Server 2012

Here's a breakdown of what's new with RD Gateway and how you can use it paired with Windows Server.

UPDATE: Microsoft To End Sales of Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product

Microsoft today described two changes coming to its Forefront product line.

Court Rejects Cisco's Challenge to Microsoft Skype Buy

Cisco's challenge to Microsoft's acquisition of Skype was dismissed this week.

Dell Event Highlights Virtual Desktop and Management Solutions

Dell is showcasing its enterprise management software, virtual desktop infrastructure solutions and storage products as part of its Dell World event.

Microsoft Targets 4 Zero-Day Flaws in December Patch

The company finishes 2013 with a total of 106 security bulletins.

Microsoft Will Finish 2013 with 5 'Critical' Fixes

Microsoft's December patch will also arrive with 6 "important" bulletin items.

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.

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