Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Windows Server 2012 RTM Leaked to the web

(Allegedly) Russian leaker WZOR has struck again.Windows Server 2012 RTM has leaked online and is on the more popular torrent sites. The build weighs in at 3.23 GB and is the x64...

Windows Server 2012 editions outlined

Microsoft have outlined the new versions of Windows Server 2012.There will be 4:The four SKUs areFoundation (available to OEMs only) Essentials Standard DatacenterMicrosoft have an  SKU/licensing chart for the four editions of Windows Server...

Microsoft – No more Windows Home Server

After quite a healthy run, Microsoft is putting Windows Home Server to rest.They are moving the features from the popular Operating System into Windows Server 2012 Essentials.The statement from Microsoft: Windows Home...

Download the Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate now – it’s available

Microsoft just released the Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate - Not Release Preview - hmm...The text reads:The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, will offer businesses and hosting providers...

Windows Server 8 will be called Windows Server 2012

Today at the Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson announced that Windows Serve r 8 will be renamed "Windows Server 2012".The new Server OS is due out this year. Windows...

Blacknight hosting company is offering Windows Server 8 Test Drives

Irish registrar and hosting company Blacknight are offering developers an opportunity to access a custom build of Microsoft's upcoming server release - Windows Server “8”.Blacknight, have made it possible to use...

Download the Windows Server 8 Beta

What is Windows Server 8 - chopped liver?The Windows 8 Server side has gotten no love so far but never fear, that's available for download as well.To download the Windows Server...

Microsoft release Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft have also released the Remote Server Administration Tools for the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 8 Consumer Preview enables IT administrators to manage roles and features...

New – Claim Based Access control in Windows 8

A very cool new business feature of Windows 8 that has me curious.It's called Claim Based Access Control in Windows 8.Claim-based access control With Windows Server 8, businesses can maintain dynamic, organization-based...

Yup, it’s going to be called Windows Server 8

Hat tip to Rafael Rivera who noticed that Microsoft have started to produce documentation on MSDN that refers to the new version of Windows 8 Server.It will be called Windows Server...

Microsoft release the Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements for Client and Server Systems

Microsoft have just released the Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements for Client and Server Systems.The device begins with:Certified Devices in Systems A Windows Certified System is composed of Windows certified components. These internal...

Windows Server 8 – Microsoft introduce a new file system ReFS – Resilient File...

Microsoft have updated their Windows 8 Development blog.This time, they have announced an update to their file systems for Windows Server 8.It's called ReFS, (which stands for Resilient File System).The post was...

Windows Server 8 has hit build 8180

Windows Server 8 has hit build 8180.It seems to have a beta build date of January 9 as indicated by the full build string: 8180.0.WINMAIN.120109-1245_X64FRE_SERVER.The metro style interface is a little...