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  • Meet Windows Server's BYOD features

    Microsoft execs are fond of the term "people-centric IT" -- it's their way of saying that workers are using whatever devices they want to, and are using them at home, on the train, in a hotel, on the beach, while skiing.... You get the idea. But IT needs a way to at least make sure this explosion of user choice does not put corporate data at risk.

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 bulks up on storage and networking

    The pending launch of Windows Server 2012 release 2 focuses on offering a number of advanced capabilities in storage and networking, which used to require the purchase of additional software, or even a full-fledged storage system.

  • Deploying Windows Server 2012

    Rolling out a new server OS such as Windows Server 2012 doesn’t have to be a struggle for the IT department. Two of Microsoft's Australian customers talk about their deployment and future technology projects.

  • Introducing Windows Server 8: The InfoWorld special report

    Hailed as one of Microsoft's broadest, deepest releases, Windows Server 8 will replace the current version of the OS, Windows Server 2008, in 2012 about the same time the new companion desktop OS, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/microsoft-windows/windows-8-the-infoworld-deep-dive-report-177372">Windows 8</a>, is released. Microsoft has a broad set of goals to reach with this release, such as cloud compatibility and automation of routine tasks across multiple machines. The new release also benefits from Microsoft's work building out its own Azure cloud service. Many technologies developed for the server were tested in the cloud, and many technologies developed for Azure were then imported back to the server.

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