Windows Home Server Team is soliciting feedback in 2nd annual usage & satisfaction survey

Did you know… That most English language users found out about Windows Home Server through a blog or online product review, versus magazine or newspaper articles for German language users? That product “features and specifications” was widely regarded as the most important factor, followed distantly by price, when it comes to Windows Home Server purchase?…

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Windows Home Server will be at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans

It’s summer, so it’s time for the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).  During this annual event, Microsoft and the Windows Server Solutions Group share strategies and visions for addressing the challenging economy, saving customers money, and helping partners and customers compete confidently. Senior leader keynotes include Steve Ballmer (Chief Executive Officer) , Stephen Elop (President,…

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Windows Home Server - Report from Computex 2009

For those of you that have been reading this blog for a while, you may remember Dispatch from Computex Taipei (Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2008).  Last year was the Windows Home Server team’s first time attending Computex.  Fast forward one year.  Microsoft had a major presence at Computex last week which included a large booth,…

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Windows Home Server - Visit us at Microsoft Tech-Ed North America

IT Professionals and Developers will be descending upon the Los Angeles Convention Center next week to learn about a broad set of current and upcoming Microsoft technologies, tools, platforms, and services. Photo: Tech-Ed 2008 Photo: HP MediaSmart LX195 Windows Home Server will have a booth presence in the Expo Hall.  This is a chance for…

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Running the Windows Home Server Console on a MAC

One of the developers on the Windows Home Server team, Gautam, was goofing around on a Mac during his off hours and put together this awesome set of instructions and screenshots for running the Windows Home Server Console on a Mac.  This article describes how to configure your Mac to be able to get the…

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Windows Home Server MVPs - April 2009

The Windows Home Server team is excited to have 2 new MVPs added to our MVP family.  Please join me in welcoming our latest additions: Alexander  Köplinger (Germany) – contributor on http://www.home-server-blog.de/ and author of OnTheFlyUnzipper Add-in Jim Clark – frequent contributor on http://wegotserved.co.uk I look forward to their continued contributions to the Windows Home Server Community. -Jonas


Windows Home Server Website Updated

Possibly lost among the frenzy of the Power Pack 2 release, and the addition of Windows Home Server software to MSDN, was the update today of our very own product website. While clearly not a complete overhaul, we think it’s improved in a couple of key ways: A simpler and more contemporary layout Snappy scrolling…

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Windows Home Server - Now available on MSDN

A key benefit of Windows Home Server is the versatility and power it offers as a development platform.  Even when Windows Home Server software was still in the beta stage, we published a software development kit (SDK) so that 3rd party developers could develop interesting add-ins for the product.  See the original post, "Developers, Developers,…

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Windows Home Server - Announcing Power Pack 2

We are pleased to announce Windows Home Server Power Pack 2.  Power Pack 2 fixes known issues and adds new features to improve the Windows Home Server experience.  Enhancements include: Improvements to remote access configuration, enhanced functionality for computers running Windows Media Center, and content streaming support for Windows Media Center Extenders.  Power Pack 2…

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Windows Home Server - Marketing around the world

Microsoft marketers are doing some great work to get the word out about Windows Home Server in their respective countries.  As noted in previous posts, Windows Home Server has been sold in over 50 countries around the world.  Earlier this month Philip Churchill commented about a Users Banquet in Tokyo Japan, which prompted me to…

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