NEC Demos Dynamic Partitioning of CPU and Memory using Longhorn Server 

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NEC’s news release today says the following: NEC Corporation today announced it has demonstrated the world’s first dynamic partitioning of CPU and memory resources on the Beta 2 version of Microsoft Windows Server, code-named “Longhorn,” using NEC’s enterprise server Express5800/1320Xf. Express5800/1320Xf is a large-scale, high-reliability server that can run up to 32 Intel 64-bit Dual-Core Read more

File and block unite! 

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Hi all – Claude Lorenson, group product manager for Microsoft storage here.  There’s no question that managing the ever-growing “data deluge” is a challenge for many organizations. For a lot of companies, data growth outpaces IT budgets.  Add compliance, security, and business continuity needs to the mix, and it’s clear why data storage continues to Read more

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Windows CCS lab tour for developers and ISVs 

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For ISVs and developers who want to build parallel apps for Windows CCS, you should try to attend one the upcoming lab in Redmond or the labs next year in Redmond, Copenhagen or Munich. Following is a quick description and check out the agenda. These 3-day Platform Adoption Labs(PAL) will provide you with a clear Read more

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Big storage for small business 

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Iomega today announced their new StorCenter network attached storage products for small and medium business, powered by Windows Storage Server 2003 R2.  Iomega does a good job building (and pricing) storage products that make file and print painless for small companies.  This is their first solution built on R2.  Windows Storage Server continues to maintain over 50% Read more

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Fresno? No, no Fresno. 

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The team has noticed a few press stories and blog postings speculating about an upcoming product based on Windows Server “Longhorn” called “Fresno.”   We’re not sure where the idea originated, but to set the record straight there is in fact no such Windows Server product in development.  For now, Fresno will simply remain the “raisin capital of the world.”      Joel Read more

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Windows Server 2003 SP2 RC: Come and get it! 

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  I am happy to announce that Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Release Candidate is available for public review. You can find more information about this release here. Here is the list of what is currently available for public download: Update Package in English and German for 32-bit x86 and Itanium-Based Systems Update Package Read more

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Windows PowerShell and Windows Server “Longhorn” 

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Last Tuesday in front of over 4000 attendees, Jeffrey Snover and Bob Muglia announced the release of Windows PowerShell 1.0 RTW at IT Forum. Windows PowerShell is the new command-line shell and scripting language for Windows system administration. You may have heard that Exchange Server 2007 leverages Windows PowerShell so that every task can be automated via Read more

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