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SQL Server 2014 Announced at TechEd2013

Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 on Monday and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles."

Phishing Attack Uses Office Flaw as Entry Point

Trend Micro is reporting a sophisticated cybercrime ring that has already targeted and infected over 12,000 unique IP addresses worldwide with malware.

Monthly Windows Update Rollups Process Outlined

Microsoft this week released some insight on its "update rollups" process for Windows Server and Windows 8.

EMET 4.0 Security Tool Release Scheduled for End of Month

Microsoft will be releasing the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) on May 28, a month after the free tool hit beta.

Office Web Apps Expanded Capabilities and Android Support Coming Soon

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.

Survey: IT Putting In Overtime for Windows XP Migration

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.



Microsoft Tablet Market Share Beats Estimates

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 Exchange Migration Manager Update Announced

Dell announced this week an update to its Microsoft Exchange migration tool will arrive later this month.

New Windows 8 Devices Highlighted

Microsoft but pointed to software and hardware changes to come during Thursday's financials report.

Microsoft Reveals New IaaS Services

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.

Microsoft Office 'Gemini' Update Schedule Revealed

A rumored series of Office updates, code-named "Gemini,"are planned for release over the next year.

Office 365 and Office 2013 Set for Release in March

Microsoft has confirmed that its next generation of Office products will be generally available in March.

Microsoft Releases New Office 365 Products

Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on it next-generation Office 365 products, releasing consumer, student and small business editions.

Microsoft Explains December Windows Azure Outage

Microsoft issued a detailed apology and explanation for a two-day Windows Azure Storage disruption that occurred in December.

Internet Explorer Security Bulletin Released by Microsoft

An out-of-band fix for a zero-day use-after free memory vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser was released by Microsoft on Monday.

Is Exchange, Small Business Server Acting Strange? It Might Be WMF 3.0

Some versions of Exchange and Windows Small Business Server may fail to install or run, and Microsoft is warning that it might be the newest version of Windows Management Framework 3.0 released back in September.

Google Sync, Exchange ActiveSync No Longer in Sync

Google Synce will no longer be in sync with Exchange ActiveSync, as Google said it will be dropping support for some features.

Early January Release for System Center 2012 SP1

Microsoft said its System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 is in RTM with general availability early next month.

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 Update Rollup 5 v2 Gets Lukewarm Reception

Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 on Tuesday, but IT pros don't seem very thrilled.

Windows 8, Windows RT Fixes Included in Microsoft's Final 2012 Patch Update

December's five "critical" bulletins and two "important" items affect all versions of Windows, including its newest Windows 8 and Windows RT.

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