Windows Servers


Windows Azure BizTalk Services Preview Now Available

Microsoft's BizTalk middleware solution got rolled out as a cloud-enabled service "preview" this month.

Microsoft Expanding Mobile Device Management Capabilities in R2 Products

Microsoft explained how its next wave of products will address "consumerization of IT" issues in talks given last week.

Microsoft Profiles Hyper-V Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft recently showed off new Hyper-V improvements to come with Windows Server 2012 R2.

Q&A: Microsoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson

On the heels of his TechEd 2013 keynote speech, Anderson talks cloud, BYOD, the upgrades to Windows Server, System Center, Intune and Windows Azure Active Directory.

SQL Server 2014 Announced in TechEd Keynote

Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles" and featuring built-in, in-memory OLTP and a focus on real-time, Big Data-style analytics.

Microsoft's 2014 Roadmap: 'Plug-and-Play' Clouds, R2 Servers and Faster Product Delivery

Microsoft's TechEd kicks off today, but some of its themes were presented earlier at the "Microsoft Cloud OS Workshop."

How To Create Reports in PowerShell

In the first of a new column featuring in-depth advice on Windows Servers, Brien Posey breaks down how you can create custom information dumps in PowerShell.

Server Market Took a Dive in Q1

The worldwide server market reached a new low in the first quarter, according to reports by IDC and Gartner.

Microsoft Now Enabling Lync-to-Skype Connections

Microsoft has completed part of its Lync-to-Skype connectivity integration work.

Microsoft's Update Challenge: Not Too Fast, Not Too Slow

The company must walk a line of pleasing both customers that want regular product updates and those that tend to skip a generation or two between updates.

Hortonworks Releases Hadoop Platform for Windows Server

Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows was commercially released today.

Microsoft Explains Its Monthly Windows Update Rollups

Microsoft this week explained a bit more about "update rollups" for Windows Server and Windows 8.

Microsoft Kills 'Hybrid Voice' Feature in Lync Online

Microsoft announced on Monday that it has eliminated its "hybrid voice" feature from its Lync Online service.

Microsoft's EMET 4.0 Security Tool Set for May 28 Release

After rolling out the fourth version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) in beta form last month, Microsoft will be releasing the final product on May 28.

SharePoint Online Updates Arriving Soon

Microsoft "soon" will be delivering its updated SharePoint Online service.

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