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What the hybrid cloud really means

Consistency between public and private cloud environments is key, and Microsoft has the tech lead -- and the big installed base -- to make hybrid happen first

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Windows Server 2003 will live on -- here's how and why

Some businesses will still run Windows Server 2003 after support ends on July 14; see how they plan to keep things rolling

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Despite warnings, majority of firms still run some Windows Server 2003

Enterprises are still heavily dependent on Windows Server 2003 even though support is coming to an end on July 14

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From CoreOS to Nano: Micro OSes strip down for containers

CoreOS, Red Hat, Ubuntu, VMware, Rancher, and Microsoft put unique twists on the stripped-down, container-focused, cloud-scale operating system

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Upgrading Windows Server 2003: The procrastinator's guide

Yes, this is something you really need to get going on. Here are some factors to consider in your planning

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Microsoft is hurting small-business Azure adoption

It's too confusing and expensive to adopt Azure, but Microsoft could easily remove that barrier if it wanted

FAQ: 25 burning questions about Windows Server 2003 end of support

With help from the IDG Answers community, we collected some of most burning questions (and the best answers) enterprises and individuals have about the looming WS2003 end of support

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Migrate from Windows Server 2003 before it's too late

Windows Server 2012 R2 is the right choice for most IT organizations to keep their data center operating optimally and securely

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First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet

Under the familiar skin, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 offers something very different

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Server 2003 users get the shaft in Microsoft's latest massive round of patches

Support for Server 2003 ends July 14, but as Tuesday's patches demonstrate, Microsoft can change the rules at any time

Still running Windows Server 2003? Here's your end-of-support plan

Many companies are not migrating off Windows Server 2003 despite its impending end of support. Here's what you can do to protect your business if this is your situation.

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Microsoft's 'intelligent cloud' starts to take shape

New containers and new versions of Windows Server, Azure Stack, SCCM, Windows Update, and Exchange lay the groundwork

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What we know about Exchange Server 2016

The few clues suggest improvements to the back end, document collaboration, and search

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4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

The latest Web server vulnerability affects desktop systems as well as Microsoft products

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SQL Server 2005's end-of-life clock is ticking down

A year from now, Microsoft will stop supporting SQL Server 2005 entirely, so the push is on to migrate customers to newer editions or to Azure

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Microsoft: Docker for Windows Server is right around the corner

Microsoft will demo Docker Engine on Windows Server, one of several upcoming container-centric initiatives by both Microsoft and Docker, at the BUILD conference

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Windows Server 2003 admins beware: Microsoft reissues Netlogon patch KB 3002657

If you're running Windows Server 2003, Microsoft advises you install KB 3002657-v2 on top of the first patch

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WZor leaks Windows Server 10 Preview build 9926, overview of new Nano Server

Build 9926 is likely unstable, but the pared-down Nano Server may be Windows Server's future

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