AMD Launches New Server CPU Platform 

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Today, AMD has launched the AMD Opteron™ 6000 CPU series. This represents the latest AMD advances in server CPU technology and promises to work well for Windows Server 2008 R2 customers and partners. “Microsoft has partnered with AMD in the data center since the original AMD Opteron processors were launched in 2003, and we naturally Read more

Announcing Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Service Pack 1 

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Today, Microsoft is announcing Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Detailed information regarding SP1 will be released over the next several months; but today Windows Server 2008 R2 is announcing that SP1 will deliver two important new features that directly affect Microsoft’s desktop virtualization stack: Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX. Read more

Don’t Forget: Desktop Virtualization Hour 

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Don’t forget to join Microsoft executives, industry experts and IT leaders on Thursday, March 18 at 9am Pacific for the Desktop Virtualization Hour. This will be a valuable session for both IT pros and business executives interested in desktop virtualization. Hear from top experts and companies using Microsoft’s comprehensive desktop virtualization technologies to help drive Read more

New IT Trends Bring Change to Mid-Market Product Line 

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Today Microsoft announced that effective June 30, 2010, Microsoft will discontinue future development of Windows Essential Business Server (EBS), the infrastructure solution we designed specifically for midsize businesses. This blog post is to specifically answer the question around whether the change affects other Microsoft solution products. The short answer is, no. In no way does Read more

Prevent Loss of Sensitive Information Using the Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure 

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Today I want to discuss the importance of information classification and how it can be used to prevent data breaches and help organizations with compliance requirements such as PCI, HIIPA, ISO 27001, the Massachusetts Data Protection Law 201 and other similar legislation. Information classification is the critical first step in managing data based on its 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