Windows Server 8

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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…

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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…

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Impressive – Office 365 is compliant with both EU and U.S. Standards for Data Protection and Security

Microsoft release a press release today talking about their significant security achievements with Office 365. It reads as follows: REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 14, 2011 — Microsoft…