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

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 8. Pretty official now. Here’s

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