Looking to boost the product's adoption in cloud environments, Microsoft (MSFT) will provide a...

|About: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)|By:, SA News Editor

Looking to boost the product's adoption in cloud environments, Microsoft (MSFT) will provide a major revamp of Server Core, a stripped-down version of its Windows Server OS, with the arrival of Windows 8. The move comes as Linux rapidly emerges as the most popular OS for cloud deployments, and cloud service providers increasingly opt for high-performance, no-frills hardware and software over costly, feature-rich solutions.