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Microsoft comes clean on 'weird things' in Windows Server 2012 R2, Server 2003

Microsoft issues a warning on a Windows Server conflict that's a model of clarity and insight. Yes, that Microsoft

Windows 2003: Microsoft's next support sinkhole

Microsoft won't support Windows Server 2003 after July 2015, and businesses need to think about migration sooner, not later

Relive six decades of the computer desktop's changing face

This trip down memory lane traces major milestones in the evolution of the desktop environment

Windows Server 2012 R2 finally arrives on Amazon's cloud

The company is also offering preconfigured images with SQL Server 2014

Embarcadero unifies iOS and Android development within one tool

Appmethod provides a way to compile a single program for multiple platforms

Two tricks to automate the export of live VMs in Windows Server

A little-known Hyper-V export feature and Jeff Hicks' free PowerShell script can make an admin's work a lot easier

The best free tools for Windows Server admins

Managing your network can be tough, so let these free tools ease your workload

Friends don't let friends migrate Active Directory alone

Even with the right vendor tools, domain renaming is fraught with gotchas. Turn to the IT community for help getting the job done

5 free Windows Server tools you should know about

These hidden gems can be real life-savers for IT admins

What's new in Group Policy for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

These subtle but interesting Group Policy changes shouldn't escape your attention

Microsoft keeps the Azure hits coming

Windows Azure SDK 2.2, Hyper-V Recovery Manager preview, and Windows Azure Backup are among the many new features added to Azure this week

5 new and improved tools for Exchange and Office 365

Whether designing, deploying, configuring, or troubleshooting on-premise Exchange 2013 or cloud-based Office 365, these free tools can help

Microsoft's enterprise cloud strategy begins to take shape

A wave of new offerings shows that Redmond is serious about dominating public and hybrid clouds

Windows Server 2012 R2: It's Azure Lite

Microsoft's newly updated server operating system and tools sport more of Azure's feature set, writ small for private clouds

Microsoft's new wave of server products all the more Azure-centric

Enterprise Agreement customers get discounts on Azure; SQL Server 2013 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to have Azure extensions

Bossie Awards 2013: The best open source admin tools

InfoWorld's top picks among all the handy open source tools that make life easier for sys admins

Microsoft CodePlex: 12 open source gems for every Windows admin

We mined Microsoft’s open source hosting repository to unearth 12 invaluable Windows admin tools -- and they're all free

Why Steve Ballmer is headed for the exit

If you helped build an American icon, would you want the misery of tearing it down in order to fix it?

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