Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #3: Server management tools 

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Manage Windows Server from anywhere This is the third post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Today, Matt interviews Samuel Li, Senior Program Manager on the Windows Server Platform and Tools team, about the new Server management tools. Windows Server 2016 introduces Nano…Read more

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Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Serbia, Sweden, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 

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Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group, back with this week’s updates on the next stops in the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow. It’s interesting: although all events are instigated by local MVPs (Microsoft doesn’t set the schedule except to help avoid conflicts) the events seem to…Read more

Mi-Greatness: Full release version of Windows Server Migration Tools update lets you migrate Hyper-V and RRAS 

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Remember back in December, when we released the Beta version of the Windows Server Migration Tools update…the one that allows you to migrate Hyper-V and Routing and Remote Access Services to servers running Windows Server 2008 R2…no? OK, you don’t. That was three months and a lot of holiday partying ago. We understand. The full…Read more

Support changes coming July 2010 for Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 

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  My name is Crissy House and I am the Windows Server Operations Manager here at Microsoft.   I handle a lot of our customer and partner questions and wanted to provide an update on upcoming support lifecycle changes for Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 and help clarify some misperceptions of a Service Pack 3…Read more

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NuStar Energy: IT for growth 

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Yesterday the marketing team published a case study about NuStar Energy, a crude-oil transportation and storage company that has grown rapidly through acquisitions and recently joined the Fortune 500.  NuStar relies on Windows Server, System Center and Forefront solutions to integrate new people and systems in days.  Their IT department can respond to new business…Read more

R2: How Would You Manage Without It? 

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As many of you know, Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate (RC) is made available today to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, with broader availability from Microsoft.com on May 5th. As our final broad test milestone before RTM, this really is the best chance for you to download Windows Server 2008 R2 and put it through…Read more

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Video: Branch Infrastructure Optimization 

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In the video below Microsoft introduces three best practices that can help organizations cut branch and remote infrastructure costs.   1.       Use virtualization technology to more efficiently use hardware and save money on energy 2.       Centralize branch infrastructure monitoring and management 3.       Improve networking efficiency This embed requires accepting cookies from the embed’s site to…Read more

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Secure, cross-company collaboration 

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Below is a new Microsoft video about a company called Exostar.  Using Windows Server Active Directory Federation Services, Certificate Server, and Forefront Security, Exostar enables global aerospace companies, such as BAE Systems, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Rolls-Royce, to securely collaborate via hosted SharePoint Server 2007.  This is a good example of what we are calling “Business Ready Security.”…Read more