Guest Post: Marathon and Microsoft fault tolerant computing 

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Hi, I’m Jerry Melnick, chief technology officer at Marathon Technologies. Today we announced an expanded development and marketing agreement with Microsoft that underscores industry recognition of the growing need to eliminate downtime for your most important applications.  Working together, Marathon and Microsoft will bring sophisticated fault tolerant availability technology to Windows Server and Hyper-V.  In a nutshell, Read more

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Microsoft Partnership with RSA for Information Protection 

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Hi all – I’m David Hastie, senior product manager in the Identity and Security Business Group here at Microsoft.  I wanted to flag an announcement Microsoft made today in the area of information protection and data loss prevention.  It involves Rights Management Services in Windows Server 2008.    In short, Microsoft and EMC’s security division, Read more


TechEd EMEA: Terminal Services renamed Remote Desktop Services 

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Hi, Manlio Vecchiet here. I’m director of product management on the Windows Server marketing team, focused on Windows Server networking, terminal services and VDI. I’m in Barcelona right now attending Microsoft TechEd EMEA conference. Whether you are one of the many IT Pros that have successfully deployed Terminal Services over the past decade, or whether Read more


64-bit, Windows Server, Hyper-V, and the future 

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With the launch today of Hyper-V – available only in x64 versions – I thought that now would be a good time to revisit the topic of “64-bitness.”   I’m a technical product manager on the Windows Server team focused on Windows Server 2008, R2, clustering, and power management, along with a few other areas.  In the past I Read more


SBS 2008: Released to Manufacturing! 

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Excerpt from the post on the SBS blog by group program manager Dean Paron: On behalf of the SBS team, I am extremely pleased to announce that Windows Small Business Server 2008 software has been finalized!  Today both SBS Standard and Premium are being released to manufacturing, which means we begin the process of finalizing international versions, Read more

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Hi—I am Rob Emanuel, a Technology Architect on the Operations team focusing on virtualization.  I wanted to share the great progress we have made rolling out Hyper-V since my first blog a month ago.   In that blog I discussed our success with fully virtualizing the web front ends for MSDN and TechNet on Hyper-V Read more