Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

Just a quick update on Microsoft MultiPoint Server 2011 – this product is geared towards K-12 classrooms but something everyone should be aware of. Buying more computers to provide additional students with access to technology is not the only expense schools are worried about; there are also budget considerations for energy and maintenance. With Windows…

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Desktop Virtualization Hour and Summits

Looking at desktop virtualization, including VDI? Thinking about migrating to Windows 7? Want savings, but unsure of the tradeoffs? Have more questions? Watch the Desktop Virtualization Hour on March 18th Whether you’re thinking about vitalizing applications, the operating system, or user data—and interested in hosted solutions with VDI—Microsoft has the desktop virtualization technologies you need….

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Virtualization Briefing with Microsoft, Citrix and HP

Space is limited so register soon for these locations Bellevue, Washington, March 10, 2010 Denver, Colorado, March 24, 2010 Los Angeles, California, March 24, 2010 Virtualization can dramatically improve scalability, data security, and IT efficiency. Join experts from Citrix, HP and Microsoft to discover how you can develop an end-to-end virtualization strategy that encompasses the…

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When Your Windows Evaluation Expires

According the Windows Server 2008 R2 Activation Page, “If you have not activated Windows Server 2008 R2, you are reminded each time you log in and at common intervals until the end of the activation grace period of 30* days. If you have not activated Windows Server 2008 R2 during this grace period, the system…

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Favorite KMS & MAK Volume Activation Resources

Microsoft Volume Activation is always a hot topic with education customers.  Here is a list of the top online resources where you can learn about the concepts, capabilities, and recommended best practices that can help you manage the activation of Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 in an enterprise…

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Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 Beta Releases

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 delivers productivity, performance and ease-of-use improvements in several areas, including the following: Improved scalability, with Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 offering out-of-the-box support for deploying, running and managing clusters up to 1,000 nodes New configuration and deployment options such as diskless boot, mixed-version clusters and support for a remote head…

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KMS Questions about Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Key Management Service (KMS) activates computers on a local network, eliminating the need for individual computers to connect to Microsoft. To do this, KMS uses a client–server topology. KMS client computers can locate KMS host computers by using Domain Name System (DNS) or a static configuration. KMS clients contact the KMS host by using remote…

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Dell Virtualization Events: Desktop to Datacenter

Discover and Learn about Windows 7, Desktop Migration, and Data Center Virtualization for Government and Education Want to Increase Your Efficiency? The Virtualization Power of 3! Windows 7 Microsoft HyperV DELL PowerEdge Servers WINDOWS 7Windows 7 Enterprise is the most advanced Windows operating system for Public Sector institution PCs, designed to meet the evolving needs…

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Port Requirements for the Windows Server system

This article discusses the essential network ports, protocols and services that are used by Microsoft client and server operating systems, server-based programs and their subcomponents in the Microsoft Windows server system. Administrators and support professionals may use this Microsoft Knowledge Base article as a road-map to determine what ports and protocols Microsoft operating systems and…

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Articles and White Papers for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Occasionally Microsoft consolidates their online resources in a one-stop-shopping fashion.  Check out this latest library to improve your understanding and get more in-depth information about Windows Server 2008 R2.  The site includes some great white papers, guides, and datasheets (oh my…).

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