Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.
The longer you use the Windows Server tool, the more uses you'll find for it.
Is the new feature an IT game changer or an unnecessary headache?
- By Rick Vanover
More than four months after Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, Windows 8 has finally overtaken the unsupported OS, according to Web site analytics firm StatCounter.
- By Scott Bekker
Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.
Native third-party support tops the list.
Will Nadella's Microsoft look to stop its Surface push? Or will the company give it some more time to grow?
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft's rumored "Windows 9" next-generation operating system might kick off a more regular update release cycle from Microsoft.
Microsoft's new faster software release cycles have affected its product lifecycle support polices as well, in unusual ways.
While the rumor of the major next update did not pan out for this month, Brien Posey argues that big changes for Windows 8 could still be making its way through the pipeline.
August 12 will be a big milestone day for IT pros managing Microsoft's latest Windows operating systems.
Microsoft announced today that it will start to deliver new updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 on Aug. 12.
Media reports on Monday pointed to a possible confirmation of a rumored Windows 8.1 Update 2 release, coming next month.
Microsoft's Day 3 keynote talk at its Worldwide Partner Conference offered a recap on where Microsoft is taking its Windows and Windows Phone operating system platforms.
Microsoft announced on Friday that it has "launched" a custom portal technology for organizations called "Windows Apportals."