Windows Server 2008


'Best Hypervisors' for VDI Tested by Citrix

Citrix on Thursday described virtual desktop infrastructure performance differences using various hypervisors.

Windows Enterprise Licensees Get Options on Amazon's Cloud

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have established a pilot program for enterprise Windows Server licensees.

Windows Server Propels x86 System Rebound

Despite a depressed market for servers, Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 appears to have propelled a rebound in volume x86-based systems

SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Issues Fixes for Windows Quirks

Microsoft this week issued four specialized fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 products.

Microsoft Creates Server and Cloud Division

Microsoft formed a new organization within its Server and Tools Business last week called the Server and Cloud Division (SCD).

Microsoft: We Will Steal Google's Lunch

A Microsoft corporate vice president talked about the company's business prospects, including competition with Google, at a Barclays event on Tuesday.

Microsoft Planning Exchange Server 2007 SP3 Next Year

Microsoft plans to update Exchange Server 2007 by issuing a new service pack late next year, enabling the mail server to run on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Beta

Microsoft on Monday announced two product betas of note for high-performance computing professionals.

Windows SMB Subject to Denial-of-Service Attack

Microsoft is continuing to investigate holes in its Server Message Block file-sharing protocol used in Windows.

Exchange 2010 and Forefront Protection Released

Microsoft officials announced the public release of Exchange 2010 on Monday.

Microsoft Expands Windows Support for Exchange Server 2007

In response to complaints from users, Microsoft announced plans on Wednesday to support Exchange Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Holds Down Losses in 1Q 2009

Microsoft disclosed its fiscal first-quarter results, reporting an 18 percent decrease in net income compared with 1Q 2008.

Microsoft Unmoved by Published SMB Exploit

Microsoft's security team didn't flinch this week, even as a proof-of-concept exploit for Windows Server Message Block Version 2 (SMBv2) was published on Sunday.

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the beta release of System Center Essentials 2010 on Tuesday.

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