I know very few businesses deployed Windows 8, but any "upgrade" that requires a wipe & replace is not a service pack. However, that’s what Microsoft now thinks, and that’s had an impact on the Windows 8 support policy. Someone in Redmond needs a quick kick in the nether region, because coffee clearly won’t be strong enough.
- Microsoft’s Support Policies Have Changed with Faster Windows Releases: If Windows 8.1 was a service pack for Windows 8 … ? Seriously!?!?! Note that Windows Server 2012 is not affected by this madness.
- Share your feedback! The virtualization folks in MSFT want feedback on security features in the Cloud OS.
- "The VMware hyper-v converged stuff is gonna cause an awesome sh1tstorm": And I didn’t write this!!!
And in other news on this slow morning, Steve Ballmer binged on a TV show featuring one of Hollyweird’s plastic surgery victims. Yeah; it’s always a slow period in the build up to big announcements.