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  My Facebook page (please friend me)   Update!  Or should I say Up – GRADE!?! That’s right, ol’ Lone Server ain’t so “Lone” no more…the folks finally upgraded me to Windows Sever 2008! Read about my road to 2008 on the Windows Server Team Blog.   I want to thank everyone who supported...

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Microsoft delivers next milestone for highly anticipated Windows Server 2008 with RC1 ready for testing

Hi, for those of you that don’t know me, I’m Tina Couch and I’m the newest member to the Windows Server team.  I wanted to share that today we made available the Windows Server 2008 release candidate one (RC1) for customers to download and evaluate. We’re encouraging customers to download the evaluation code here. (For what’s...

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TechNet Webcast: Managing Windows Server 2008 with Server Manager (Level 200)

Dan Harman, one of the program managers in the Server Manager team will be hosting a webcast next tuesday on Server MAnager (focusing on the changes introduced in the RC1 release) as well was Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT), which had its Beta released last week. Below are the details of his webcast Summary: Windows...

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Windows Server 2008 Certifications and Training

Hello, my name is Lutz Ziob and I am General Manager here at Microsoft Learning. Our organization provides Microsoft customers and partners with the necessary knowledge and skills to optimize the adoption and use of Microsoft solutions. I am very excited to announce that over 3,100 Windows Server 2008 certifications have already been earned to...

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Product Activation Changes and Impacts on Windows Server 2008

Today the Windows group announced some changes in their increased efforts against piracy and new steps being taken to protect Windows Vista (see for details).  These changes are coming in Windows Vista SP1 (due out in Q1 2008).  Along with disabling some of the known exploits that counterfeiters are using, changes are being made...

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Some Cool Networking Numbers with Windows Server 2008 File Transfers

Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista are introducing some of the biggest changes to our networking stack in recent memory.  From the server side, I think this is one of the biggest overlooked features of Windows Server 2008. To that point, earlier this year we released the Tolly Group Whitepaper that showed the how the...

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