Windows Servers

Microsoft Admits July 10 Patches Caused Skype and Exchange Server Problems

Microsoft's July 10 "update Tuesday" patches negatively affected organizations using Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Exchange Server, Microsoft admitted this week.

Remote Desktop Web Client Now Ready for Production Environments

The Remote Desktop Web client for Windows Server is now ready for use in production environments, having reached the "general availability" stage on Monday.

New Extended Security Updates Program Can Add Three Years of Support to SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 Products

Microsoft on Thursday announced new Extended Security Updates plans that add three years of patch support for organizations using SQL Server 2008/R2 and Windows Server 2008/R2 products.

Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Portal Getting Call Analytics and Management Additions

Microsoft is planning to update its Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center management portal, adding a few new perks for IT pros.

Windows Server 2019 To Support 4PB Storage Spaces Direct Pools

Microsoft this week summarized the top Storage Spaces Direct improvements that will be coming to Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft Previews New Windows Container Image for Windows Server

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a preview of a new Windows Server container image, which is available for testing by Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft Showcases Windows Server 2019 Admin Capabilities in Web Event

Microsoft conducted an online Windows Server Summit event on Tuesday, with company luminaries offering a broad outline of what's to come with Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft Releases System Insights Preview for Windows Server 2019

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a preview of System Insights for Windows Server 2019, which promises to put predictive analytical tools into the hands of IT pros.

Microsoft Switching Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Monthly Update Rollup Model

Microsoft plans to switch users of Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 to a monthly rollup patch model, starting in September, according to an announcement this week.

Why Mixed Reality in SharePoint Is No Gimmick

Microsoft has been tinkering with mixed reality scenarios for businesses for a while now, but the new SharePoint Spaces feature promises to take office collaboration to the next level.

Microsoft Releases New Windows Server 2019 Preview, Announces Coming Summit Event

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a preview of Windows Server 2019 build 17677, which includes improved PowerShell support for reporting performance history, plus container improvements.

Microsoft Promising To Bring Mixed Reality and AI to SharePoint Online

Microsoft on Monday described its SharePoint vision, new features and coming attractions, kicking off this week's SharePoint North America event.

How Microsoft Is Building Windows Server and Service Fabric To Address Developer Needs

Microsoft experts on Windows and Azure responded to a few questions post-Build about how the company has been simplifying the developer experience, from spinning up containers to tapping microservices.

Microsoft Adding Dev Perks with SharePoint Framework 1.5

Microsoft delivered some SharePoint Framework news at its Build developer conference last week.

SharePoint Online and OneDrive Getting Multiple Improvements This Month

The improvements include a number of items specific for IT pros with regard to managing security, storage limits and site migrations.

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