If you thought Windows 8.1 Update 1 was the only new software release Microsoft had planned for spring this year, think again. The Windows Server team is also busy with their very own project. The company has just announced that Windows Server 2012 R2 will also get a set of improvements. These will launch...

Boy, Microsoft sure can be awfully low key sometimes! The software titan has recently indicated, almost in passing, that Lync Server 2013 is now supported on the newly released Windows Server 2012 R2. It can be enabled by deploying an update that was released earlier this month. Redmond confirmed the news in the...

Microsoft gave the technology world a pleasant surprise a couple of week back by releasing cross platform versions of its Remote Desktop apps on the Android, iOS and Mac platforms. And now the company is back with even more startling news that the free apps have raked up more than 1 million downloads. The apps...

With Windows Server 2012 R2 now officially out in the wild, Redmond also released its new line of Remote Desktop for the iOS, Mac and Android platforms recently. These apps allow users on these platforms to connect to a PC using Windows Server 2012 R2. And considering that a Remote Desktop app was already...

While Windows 8.1 landed on the Windows Store for Windows 8 users this past Thursday, a number of Redmond’s new products officially saw daylight on Friday, October 18. These include the retail boxed version of Windows 8.1, along with the general availability of Windows Server 2012 R2, the System Center 2012 R2, a...

Word got out last week that Microsoft was gearing up to release new remote desktop apps for the iOS, Mac and Android platforms that would allow users to connect to Windows Server 2012 R2. There was, however, no sign of a Windows Phone remote desktop app in that report. And bang on target, the company has...

And the big question here, friends and foes, is that where on the good green earth is the Windows Phone version of the remote client? Microsoft, obviously, has a bit of a habit of prioritizing its iOS and Android apps, sometimes ahead of Windows Phone ones. Take the official Skype clients, for instance. This...

Cloud Cruiser, the popular cloud financial management solution to cloud powered web hosts offering their services via Windows Azure, has announced integration with Windows Server 2012 R2. The product is now available for the server platform via Windows Azure Pack. Using it with the Azure pack, web hosts utilizing...

Windows Server 2012 R2 hit the RTM stage in late August, and you would expect the latest version of Microsoft’s server operating platform to properly run most software carrying its logo. And since the release to manufacturing stage usually signals that an operating system is ready for imaging on server hardware,...

Along with Windows 8.1 and a couple of other of its software products, Microsoft has also made available Windows Server 2012 R2 to developers and users via its MSDN and TechNet subscription. The latest version of the company’s server operating system is a notable step up for Microsoft, as it aims to bridge...