Windows Server en Understanding Nano Server in Windows Server 2016 - January 28th <div class="node-body link-body">Presented by John Savill | Thursday, January 28th @ 1pm EST: In part 1 of this 9-part training series, John Savill will dive into the new configuration levels available in Windows Server 2016 with a focus on the brand new Nano Server deployment option which offers the smallest footprint of Windows ever.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Fri, 08 Jan 2016 16:05:00 +0000 63931 at Microsoft Muddies the One Windows Waters <div class="field-deck"> No, Virginia, we're not heading towards a single Windows </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well, here we go again. During yesterday's post-earnings conference call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated that the firm was preparing to streamline Windows from three separate operating systems into a "single converged operating system for screens of all sizes," touching off another round of confusion. But there's no reason to be confused: This isn't news, and it isn't even new. And it most certainly doesn't actually mean that there will only be "one" version of Windows 9 (or whatever) that runs on PC, tablets, phones, TVs, embedded devices, and so on.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 9 Windows Phone Xbox One Windows Server Windows Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:02:00 +0000 41471 at Coming in April 2014: BUILD 2014 <div class="field-deck"> Time to crank up that beta engine </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you think about all the rumors about Windows Phone 8.1, the "Threshold" wave of products, and the expected changes we'll be seeing in Windows next year, the just-announced date for the developer focused BUILD 2014 conference becomes all the more exciting: It's happening in April 2014, earlier in the year than ever before. And that's great news.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual studio Windows 8.1 Windows 8.2 Windows Phone Windows Phone 8.1 Windows 8 Windows Server Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:39:00 +0000 34371 at Assessing the Ballmer Years <div class="node-body link-body"><p>With Steve Ballmer abruptly and unexpectedly announcing that he will leave his CEO position at Microsoft within the next 12 months, analysts closeted and otherwise are coming out of the woodwork to try and explain this turn of events, and Ballmer's tenure leading the firm. But looking at Ballmer's 14-year reign, it's not hard to draw a single, obvious conclusion.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server Office Windows Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:14:00 +0000 27762 at Microsoft Releases Server R2 Previews <div class="field-deck"> Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014 Previews are all available </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coincident with the start of Tech Ed Europe, Microsoft on Tuesday made preview versions of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014 available for download. These solutions will ship in final form in late 2013 or early 2014 and are part of Microsoft’s “Blue” wave of product updates that also includes Windows 8.1 for Windows 8 and RT.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Servers Windows Server 2012 Windows Server Server Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:58:00 +0000 23302 at Microsoft's Vision for the Replaceable PC <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Looking again at some forward-leaning TechEd 2013 content, this week I'll examine Microsoft's vision for the "replaceable PC." On the face of things, the technologies that enable this movement are already in place and some have even been around for years. But like a good soup, it's the combination of ingredients that makes something special out of the ordinary. And for many businesses today, the notion of a replaceable PC is still more of a goal than a reality.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Windows 8 Windows Server Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:30:00 +0000 22542 at Windows Server 2012 Essentials Update Rollup 2 <div class="field-deck"> Another mini-service pack for Microsoft's small business server </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this week issued its second Update Rollup for Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Like the previous Update Rollup, UR2 is a collection of previously-released updates for Microsoft’s small business offering.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server 2012 Essentials Windows Server 2012 Windows Server Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:21:00 +0000 22122 at Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 Preview <div class="field-deck"> My favorite Windows Server version is getting a big upgrade in R2 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 is one coming release you may not have heard much about this week during TechEd. Arriving as part of the coming wave of what I call “Cloud OS v.Next” products and services, Windows Server 2012 Essentials R2 expands today’s product to cloud in very interesting ways.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Server 2012 Windows Server Server Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:45:00 +0000 21602 at Surprisingly Strong Quarter Suggests Microsoft Transition is On Track <div class="node-body link-body">For the naysayers writing the obituaries for the PC industry and for Microsoft over the past several weeks, the firm’s surprisingly strong quarterly results—including record revenues of $20.49 billion—must have come as a shock. But this isn’t the first time Microsoft has confounded its critics, who routinely overlook the company’s successful transition to the cloud.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Windows 8 Office 365 Windows Server Office Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:45:00 +0000 17102 at STB News Bytes – Delivering the Cloud OS <div class="field-deck"> Talking Cloud OS with effrey Snover and Jon Hassell </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fresh off the BUILD conference, I joined Windows Server Lead Architect Jeffrey Snover and Computerworld's Jon Hassell for an impromptu conversation about Microsoft’s Cloud OS offerings. In this video, we discuss the latest enhancements made to the server and datacenter family as well as how these changes will impact IT pros.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure Windows Server 2012 Windows Server Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:56:00 +0000 11341 at