Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer started off this year's Build Conference in San Francisco this morning with a keynote.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft on Monday released public previews of Windows Server 2012 R2, SQL Server 2014 and System Center 2012 R2..
Gartner this week announced a new report containing "preliminary" advice for organizations considering updating to Windows 8.1.
Ahead of the incoming public preview of Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft is outlining a number of new additions to its latest server OS.
Last week's update to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 added support for the management of Linux, Mac and Unix operating systems.
Microsoft recently showed off some of the changes to Windows 8's Task Manager in Windows 8, which includes a new a color-coded "heat map."
Microsoft announced this week that the Microsoft Outlook e-mail program will be part of a free Windows RT 8.1 upgrade coming this year.
Windows 8.1 will be available as a preview version at the start of Microsoft's Build developer event on June 26.
Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 on Monday and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles."
Trend Micro is reporting a sophisticated cybercrime ring that has already targeted and infected over 12,000 unique IP addresses worldwide with malware.
Microsoft this week released some insight on its "update rollups" process for Windows Server and Windows 8.
Microsoft will be releasing the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) on May 28, a month after the free tool hit beta.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday a list of upgrades to its Office Web Apps, including adding Google Chrome browser support for mobile Android devices and improved collaboration capabilities, will be available soon.
A VMware survey found that making the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 has mean weekend work for IT pros and downtime for end users.
Strategy Analytics, a research and consulting firm, reported first-quarter tablet market-share results this week in its "Global Tablet OS Market Share: Q1 2013" report.
Dell announced this week an update to its Microsoft Exchange migration tool will arrive later this month.
Microsoft but pointed to software and hardware changes to come during Thursday's financials report.
Microsoft this week released a a set of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings on Windows Azure, positioning itself to compete with IaaS provider Amazon Web Services.
A rumored series of Office updates, code-named "Gemini,"are planned for release over the next year.
Microsoft has confirmed that its next generation of Office products will be generally available in March.