Windows Server 8 Archive

Windows Server 2012 hits General Availability! – Download Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 hit General Availability today. The cloud, as one might expect, is a huge part of it. In fact, Microsoft is calling Windows Server 2012 “the cornerstone of the Cloud OS.” “Microsoft built 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 Server has seen

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 a scalable, dynamic, and

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 Server 2012 is currently available

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 the Windows Server “8” Beta

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 8 Beta, you have

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 that are installed on computers

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 application policies for

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 devices are certified

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 for Resilient File System). The post was authored by Surendra Verma,