Windows Server 2008 R2


Hyper-V's Missing Feature

Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!

Backup Basics in Windows Server 2008 R2

A free tool from Microsoft can make backing up data in Windows Server 2008 R2 efficient and almost hassle-free. Here's how to use it effectively.

'Best Hypervisors' for VDI Tested by Citrix

Citrix on Thursday described virtual desktop infrastructure performance differences using various hypervisors.

Windows Server Propels x86 System Rebound

Despite a depressed market for servers, Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 appears to have propelled a rebound in volume x86-based systems

SAP Now Supported on Hyper-V R2

SAP announced last week that its enterprise infrastructure software is now supported by Hyper-V on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Why You Need Windows Server 2008 R2

A host of new features should attract IT pros to this vastly improved product.

Microsoft Creates Server and Cloud Division

Microsoft formed a new organization within its Server and Tools Business last week called the Server and Cloud Division (SCD).

Microsoft: We Will Steal Google's Lunch

A Microsoft corporate vice president talked about the company's business prospects, including competition with Google, at a Barclays event on Tuesday.

Microsoft Planning Exchange Server 2007 SP3 Next Year

Microsoft plans to update Exchange Server 2007 by issuing a new service pack late next year, enabling the mail server to run on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: Improving the Branch Office Experience

Get the skinny on the benefits and drawbacks of BrancheCache and DirectAccess, arguably the crown jewels of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 releases.

Microsoft Debuts AppFabric for Composite App Development

Microsoft's Bob Muglia introduced AppFabric during Tuesday's opening keynote at the Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.

Windows SMB Subject to Denial-of-Service Attack

Microsoft is continuing to investigate holes in its Server Message Block file-sharing protocol used in Windows.

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Beta

Microsoft on Monday announced two product betas of note for high-performance computing professionals.

Exchange 2010 and Forefront Protection Released

Microsoft officials announced the public release of Exchange 2010 on Monday.

Microsoft Expands Windows Support for Exchange Server 2007

In response to complaints from users, Microsoft announced plans on Wednesday to support Exchange Server 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2.

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