Microsoft Rolls Up Updates for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012

Cumulative updates include improvements to performance, better battery, and application and driver compatibility.

Windows 8 Pro Upgrade Available for Preorder

Boxed upgrades of Windows 8 Pro will be $69.99 from various retail outlets, while online downloads will be $20 cheaper.

Office 2013, Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013 Released Oct. 18

Microsoft announces that its Office 2013 products will be released to manufactures this week.

Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2012 Essentials to Hardware Partners

Microsoft's small biz-sized server OS now ready for hardware partners, with availability coming November 1.

Microsoft Offers Another Light Security Update in October

For the second month in a row, Microsoft is releasing an uncharacteristically light security update.

Lone Critical Fix in Light October Security Update

Microsoft will be rolling out one "critical" and six "important" bulletins for October's security update, planned for Tuesday.

Microsoft To Provide Windows Server 2008 Extended Support in 2015

Microsoft says it will start extended support for Windows Server 2008 into 2015 rather than next year.

Exchange 2010 Will Run on Windows 2012

Microsoft announced a new service pack to come for Exchange 2010 that will enable it to run on Windows Server 2012.

Cloud, Compliance, Security: Highlights from MEC, Day 1

Microsoft's messaging confab takes its message of cloud, compliance and security to its customers directly.

Microsoft To Release Out-of-Band Fix for IE Flaw

Microsoft plans to release a "Fix it" on Friday for IE zero-day flaw that surfaced this week.

Microsoft Updates SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1

CTP4 includes improved AlwaysOn Availability Group migration and better query capabilities over XML data.

Microsoft Announces Pricing for Office 365 Subscriptions

Microsoft unveiled a new Office 365 annual subscription model for small businesses and consumers buying the productivity suite.

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta Now Available

Microsoft today announced the release of a beta test version of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1.

PowerShell 3.0 Released for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Microsoft on Tuesday released PowerShell 3.0 for use with its current flagship Windows client and server operating systems.

No 'Critical' Fixes Planned for Microsoft's Light September Security Update

Microsoft's security update for September looks to be a small one, with only two "important" bulletin items scheduled.

Microsoft Officially Launches Windows Server 2012

Redmond showcases the server OS at a launch event.

Survey Shows Global Server Market Down in Q2

IDC survey shows that non-x86 servers were hit hardest, to the detriment of Linux and bladed servers.

Microsoft Revamps Corporate Logo Ahead of Major OS Releases

Microsoft hasn't redesigned its corporate logo in 25 years. Well, that's about to change.

Security Advisory Issued for VPN Password Flaw; No Fix Yet

Microsoft is warning users of two tools readily available that can be used to steal passwords from wireless networks and VPNs, offers workarounds.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Release Candidate

Windows Server 2012 Essentials release candidate is now available for testing.

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