Windows Servers


Survey Sees Windows Server 2003 Use Continuing Past Its Lifecycle

Windows Server 2003 likely won't be totally gone from datacenters until mid-2018, according to an industry survey.

Microsoft Taking a 'Cloud First' Approach with SharePoint 2016

SharePoint Server 2016 will be a very cloud-inspired product when commercially released next year.

Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Microsoft is building a stronger bridge between Windows Server and Microsoft Azure, but it'll also manage AWS, VMware and OpenStack infrastructure and services.

13 Steps To Move Files Off Windows Server 2003

Microsoft is set to end support for the aging server OS in July, but this migration process should ease the move.

Microsoft Extends Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 Support

Microsoft changed course and has extended support for Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 for another seven years.

Custom Support Agreements for Windows Server 2003 Will Be 'Expensive'

Organizations faced with Windows Server 2003 upgrade issues and considering Microsoft's Custom Support Agreements (CSAs) to tide them over got some independent guidance this month.

How To Deploy WSUS in Windows Server 2012 R2

Save update download bandwidth with this handy tool.

Patch Tuesday Is Still Alive: 2 'Critical' Bulletins Released for June

Plus, Microsoft turns on HTTP Strict Transport Security for Internet Explorer 11.

Virtual Desktops Come in New Flavors

Cloud and mobility provides wider desktop virtualization options. Citrix and VMware remain the leaders, but Microsoft and others gain ground.

Microsoft Integrating OpenSSH into Windows and PowerShell

Microsoft's PowerShell team is now contributing to the development efforts of the open source OpenSSH community.

Scale the Datacenter with Windows Server SMB Direct

RDMA networking has enabled high-performance computing for years, but Windows Server 2012 R2 with SMB Direct is bringing it to the mainstream.

Microsoft Expected To Hike User CAL Prices in August

Microsoft reportedly is planning to increase the cost of its user Client Access Licenses for premises-based server deployments by 13 percent, starting on August 1.

How To Deploy Microsoft IP Address Management Server

While the process to get up and running may not be the most intuitive, its worth the effort to take advantage of Microsoft's IPAM.

Microsoft Looks To Bring Social Back to SharePoint with Office Graph

Within the last two years, Microsoft has gone from laggard to innovator in the enterprise social space but with SharePoint and the Office 365 platform, the company must keep its eyes focused on productivity and demonstrate real business value if it wants to maintain leadership in the enterprise.

Adaptiva OneSite 4.5 Adds Smart Patching to SCCM

A new version of the Adaptiva systems management software aims to simplify the way IT pros issue patches via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).

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