The Latest and Greatest Microsoft News

BrandPost By James Nagurney
Dec 23, 20142 mins
Small and Medium BusinessWindows

Windows 10, End of Windows Server 2003, and All About Azure

Step right up for this month’s Microsoft headlines. Why is Microsoft skipping right past Windows 9 to bring you 10? Are you still running Windows Server 2003? Discover why now is the time to start planning your migration and more.

Microsoft Jumps to Windows 10 Forget Windows 9. In a surprise, Microsoft will be going straight to double digits from Windows 8 as it faces a challenging future for its operating system. by Nick Statt CNET September 30, 2014

Want to See the New Windows Start Menu (While Grooving to a Funky Beat)? A video allegedly of the upcoming preview of Windows 10 shows how the new Start menu combines elements of the classic menu with the Start screen.

Windows 7 Faces Halloween DEAD-line After October 31, Microsoft will no longer provide its PC partners or systems builders with copies of Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium or Ultimate to preinstall on new PCs. This means that computer manufacturers will be able to continue to sell their stock of PCs running these versions of Windows 7, but they won’t be allowed to replenish their supply. by Mary Jo Foley CNET September 23, 2014

Prepare for Windows Server 2003’s End of Support The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015. by Scott Bekker September 19, 2014

More Price Cuts for Azure by Kurt Mackie September 26, 2014 Azure Active Directory for Baristas and Bank Tellers? by Athima Chansanchai September 17, 2014