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Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V has passed Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL 4+)

I’m going to interrupt our flow of Windows Server “8” blog posts to share this hot off the press news regarding Windows Server 2008/R2 and Common Criteria. David Cross, Partner Program Manager in Windows Server, authored this post. –Cheers! Jeffrey I am happy to announce that Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V has passed the Common...

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Building an Optimized Private Cloud using Windows Server “8” Server Core

I like to say that Windows Server “8” is a transformational release. We stopped thinking of ourselves as an OS for an individual server and started thinking of ourselves as an OS equally suited for a single server or a cloud using lots of servers. We’ve always been concerned about our customers’ Capital/Operation expense (Capex/Opex)...

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Windows Server “8” – Taking Server Application Storage to Windows File Shares

Whenever I work with the Windows Server “8” storage, I get a huge smile as I think about what customers are going to be able to do and the excellent engineering that went into the features. Whether you’re using a block-based storage area network (SAN) or a file-based solution, we are heavily invested in both...

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Rocking the Windows Server “8” Administrative Experience

Howdy! My name is Jeffrey Snover. I am the Distinguished Engineer for Windows Server where I help drive the architectural direction and technical strategy of the product. It’s possible you know me as the inventor of Windows PowerShell. As we continue to use this blog to introduce and explain the new capabilities in Windows Server...

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Where to Find Previous Windows Server “8” Posts

The Windows Server Product team is streamlining the blogging process. All future Windows Server Blogs will be coming from here. You will hear a lot more over the next couple of months from Bill Laing, VP of the Server and Cloud Division, Jeffrey Snover, Distinguished Engineer for Windows Server and other leaders from Windows Server. We...

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