Windows Servers

Next Windows Server Getting More Cloud Optimized

The next Windows Server product under development by Microsoft will be getting "deep refactoring" architectural changes oriented toward cloud scenarios.

Windows IT's Marching Orders

Network upgrades, improving security, adding new servers, Office 365 migration and Windows PC refreshes are among your top priorities, according to our latest reader survey.

To Join or Not To Join Microsoft's Workplace Join

Suppliers of mobile device management and Active Directory management tools have various levels of support for the new Microsoft Workplace Join feature.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Cloud Platform Roadmap

Microsoft announced a "cloud platform roadmap" Web site late last week that aims to provide insights about its server and cloud software development efforts.

Next Windows Server and System Center Products Arriving 2016

Microsoft now plans to release its next Windows Server and System Center products sometime in 2016.

Predicting the Future of System Center

As Microsoft shifts everything to a "cloud cadence," it's important to consider what impact it will have on the company's older products, especially those that have a large existing enterprise base.

Windows Server 2003 To Lose Security Update Support in July

Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security supp

Time Is Running Out for Windows Server 2003

Official support for the aged Microsoft product ends this summer. Is your shop ready?

How To Use PowerShell To Retrieve Basic System Information

Also create a script that will allow you to pick and choose which information you want to receive.

Restoring Deleted Site Collections with SharePoint

Here's a step-by-step walkthrough on how to restore lost site collection.

How To Create a Self-Signed Certificate

Using the MakeCert utility of the Windows SDK will allow for you to issue your own self-signed certs.

Microsoft Azure App Enables Workplace Join Connections for Android Devices

Microsoft has advanced its Workplace Join support for devices running the Android operating system.

Microsoft's Light January Patch Includes 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Today's release also includes a bulletin that addresses the Windows 8.1 zero-day flaw that was discovered by Google.

Predicting the Unpredictable from Microsoft

In more than three decades of closely observing Microsoft, there's never been a year as unpredictable as the past 12 months in Redmond.

Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications

The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.

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