High-End Windows Servers

Microsoft has been trying to prove it deserves a place in the enterprise data center for years. These days, Microsoft has solid technology, programs and partnerships that earn Microsoft at least a foot in the door in the glass house. From its Windows Datacenter Server operating system and Windows Datacenter Program, to scalability improvements in SQL Server, to partnerships with fault-tolerant hardware vendors, to 64-bit systems, the Windows approach is gaining credibility. But the word Microsoft still raises the hackles on many a data-center manager's neck. In this series of stories we'll look at whether Microsoft is ready for this space.

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