Version 1.1 of Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios now available

  This Solution Accelerator includes the following components: Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios Assessment v1.1 (a guide) Windows Optimized Desktop Scenario Selection Tool v1.1 The new version of this Solution Accelerator updates both the guide and tool to reflect the additional functionalities provided by Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Download the Infrastructure Planning and Design assessment guide and…


See the new backup features in Windows Server 2008 R2

  This short video on TechNet Edge highlights some of the new backup features that arrive with the RC version of Windows Server 2008 R2 including: The ability to backup System State as a separate job as well as the ability to do incremental System State backups. The ability to exclude specific file types, file…

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Demonstrate DirectAccess in a Test Lab

  Download the step-by-step guide for setting up a test lab to demonstrate DirectAccess with a simulated Internet, intranet, and home network. DirectAccess is a new feature in the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems that enables remote users to securely access intranet shares, Web sites, and applications without connecting to a…


Windows Server 2008 R2 RC now available for immediate download

  Windows Server 2008 R2 RC includes several new capabilities, such as File Classification Infrastructure (FCI), a built-in solution for file classification and management. In addition, Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V now gives customers the ability to scale up to 64 logical processors, delivers improved Web experiences with Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5, and offers…