Microsoft is slowly but surely trying to wean IT pro to make changes in the way they validate and apply new fixes and features in preparation for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
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There's a piece of the Windows 10 story that may be more important to business users than the actual editions themselves: The branches that underlie Windows as a Service.
The future of Windows Server is PowerShell, containers, and no GUI.
Microsoft is readying new on-premises previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016, which will be available later this week.
Microsoft confirms it will have a Nano Server mode in Windows Server 2016, along with new Hyper-V containerization technology.
Microsoft executives say the July 14, 2015, deadline for which it will end support for Windows Server 2003 is final and will not be extended, dismissing suggestions exceptions made for Windows XP will spill over to the enterprise platform.
Microsoft officials confirm the company will deliver the second tech preview of Windows Server 2016 in May.
New leaks reveal a new 'zero footprint' Nano Server and a shielded virtual-machine role are likely to be part of Microsoft's Windows Server 2016 release.
Microsoft is rolling out the first major update to software and services for its Microsoft fitness Band, along with the first Band developer kit previews for Windows Phone and Android phones.
With Microsoft's Windows Server 2003's end of support date looming, will those still using the operating system decide to play custom-patch roulette?
Microsoft is doing more to turn Windows Server 2016 into a 'cloud optimized server,' moving forward, officials say. Here's what that means.
UPDATED. Microsoft officials have revealed the next release of Windows Server won't ship until some time in 2016. The next public preview of the product will be this spring.
The most important announcement at Microsoft's Windows 10 demo in Redmond the other day wasn't Windows 10 or Cortana, or even holograms. It was these four words: Windows as a Service.
Just how vulnerable was Microsoft Windows last year, and which services were most at risk?
System monitoring can be expensive and difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Pulseway changes the enterprise monitoring and management game with its mobile management solution. Now you can receive alerts and manage your systems from anywhere on any device. Monitor and manage all of your Windows, Linux, and Mac servers and workstations with a simple app on your mobile device.
Microsoft has released a new public preview of Azure Active Directory Connect, a tool for connecting Windows Server AD to Azure AD. It will replace DirSync and the standalone Azure AD Sync tools.
Microsoft has added bitcoin as a payment option for US-based Microsoft account purchases of Xbox games and mobile content, along with other products and services in its Windows Store.
Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft's plan for making money on Windows is via other services that will be attached to the operating system, rather than depending on OS licensing as much as in the past.
Microsoft is working on its next preview releases of Windows 10 for desktops, mobile devices and servers. Here's the latest from tipsters about what to expect when.
The rapid growth of cloud services like AWS will have a big impact on hardware, in particular on servers and other gear in data centers, but also on how we use PCs and mobile devices. Here are my takeaways from re:Invent.
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