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What Will Happen With Windows Server In 2015?

There has been a lot of excitement recently about Windows 10, the forthcoming version of Windows that restores the Start menu, dangles the promise of universal apps and has lots of hidden features. But what about its less sexy but more successful Windows Server sibling? Here’s what we know so far about plans for its next version.


Microsoft's Australian Azure Data Centres Will Open Next Week

We’ve been waiting quite a while for this, and now it looks like it’s finally happening: Microsoft’s Australian Azure data centres in Melbourne and Sydney will officially launch next week.


Cloud Patches: AWS WorkSpaces Support PCoIP, Azure Previews Real-Time Hadoop

Last week in cloud computing: AWS goes deeper into thin clients, while Azure previews Apache Storm clusters.


Why Apple And Google Won't Care About Irish Tax Law Changes

Ireland has this week moved to change its tax law, closing the “double Irish” tax avoidance technique widely used by multinational enterprises including Google and Microsoft.


Windows 10 Testers Aren't Opting For Virtual Machines

One of the more popular ways to test beta operating systems is to run them as a virtual machine, meaning that you’re not putting your main system at risk. With the Windows 10 Technical Preview, it seems not too many people are doing that.


Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Can Now Convert Physical Machines To Hyper-V

Have an existing physical Windows server that you’d like to convert to a Hyper-V image? Version 3.,0 of the free Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter adds that ability.


Patch Tuesday: All Three All Over You At Once

What’s more painful than a regular patch Tuesday? A patch Tuesday with vital updates from Microsoft, Oracle and Adobe.


Cloud Patches: SSD For AWS RDS, Windows Server 2008 Backup On Azure

Last week in cloud computing: acronyms galore as AWS adds SSD to RDS and Azure adds backup support for Windows Server 2008.


All The Console Improvements In Windows 10

Enhancements to the humble command prompt are one of our favourite things about Windows 10. We’ve highlighted some of the more obvious changes, and Microsoft has now published a detailed list of all the enhancements.


Outlook Web App Can Use OneDrive For Business For Attachments

Using Outlook Web Access (OWA) via the browser or on a mobile device and need to include large attachments? If you’re using OneDrive for Business, you now have the option of including file links rather than attaching the file itself.