High-End Windows Servers

Microsoft has been trying to prove it deserves a place in the enterprise data center for years. These days, Microsoft has solid technology, programs and partnerships that earn Microsoft at least a foot in the door in the glass house. From its Windows Datacenter Server operating system and Windows Datacenter Program, to scalability improvements in SQL Server, to partnerships with fault-tolerant hardware vendors, to 64-bit systems, the Windows approach is gaining credibility. But the word Microsoft still raises the hackles on many a data-center manager's neck. In this series of stories we'll look at whether Microsoft is ready for this space.

Featured

  • Attackers Using Excel Read-Only Files To Obscure Malware

    Attackers can attempt to hide malicious payloads in Excel files sent by e-mail by using a standard Excel feature, according to a Tuesday post by Mimecast researchers.

  • Microsoft 365 Personal and Family Product Unveiled

    Microsoft on Monday announced new "Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions" to come next month, a new single consumer product providing access to applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Microsoft Shifting Away from Office 365 Brand Name in April

    Microsoft on Monday announced coming product naming changes, where "Office 365" is mostly getting replaced by the "Microsoft 365" brand.

  • Microsoft Grows Services Amid COVID-19

    Microsoft in a Saturday announcement recapped how its services have been affected by "shelter-in-place" governmental mandates in the last week, providing details on growth stats and prioritizations.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.