Ten reasons you’ll love Windows Server 2016 #3: Server management tools

Manage Windows Server from anywhere This is the third post in the “Ten Reasons You’ll Love Windows Server 2016” video series by Matt McSpirit, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Today, Matt interviews Samuel Li, Senior Program Manager on the Windows Server Platform and Tools team, about the new Server management tools. Windows Server 2016 introduces Nano… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Australia, Denmark, Sri Lanka, and Bosnia and Herzegovina!

Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group. As we approach the holidays, things are a bit quieter, but we’ve still got roadshow events in the schedule for the rest of December. Register now for an event in Perth, Australia, on December 18 Register now for an event… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Serbia, Sweden, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,

Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group, back with this week’s updates on the next stops in the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow. It’s interesting: although all events are instigated by local MVPs (Microsoft doesn’t set the schedule except to help avoid conflicts) the events seem to… Read more

Best Practices Analyzer: Run it on your server roles, not your loved ones

We in Windows Server are sorry to report a disturbing trend among IT professionals. Ever since Windows Server 2008 R2 was first released as a public beta, and Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server roles was first available, we've been getting some alarming dispatches from the IT management front. An IT consultant from the Austin,… Read more

Mi-Greatness: Full release version of Windows Server Migration Tools update lets you migrate Hyper-V and RRAS

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

Forget a Wreath, Deck Your Halls with the Windows Server 2008 R2 Poster

If you want to add a little geek to your holiday decorating, check out this free download of the Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature Components poster. This is a free 2.5MB PDF download that diagrams all eight of Windows Server 2008 R2’s key new feature areas: BranchCache, DirectAccess, Remote Desktop Services as well as the… Read more

Support changes coming July 2010 for Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003

  My name is Crissy House and I am the Windows Server Operations Manager here at Microsoft.   I handle a lot of our customer and partner questions and wanted to provide an update on upcoming support lifecycle changes for Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 and help clarify some misperceptions of a Service Pack 3… Read more

NuStar Energy: IT for growth

Yesterday the marketing team published a case study about NuStar Energy, a crude-oil transportation and storage company that has grown rapidly through acquisitions and recently joined the Fortune 500.  NuStar relies on Windows Server, System Center and Forefront solutions to integrate new people and systems in days.  Their IT department can respond to new business… Read more

Windows Server Site Visits in July '09 (Open to US and Canada participants only)

The Windows Server User Research team is planning to conduct site visits to learn from people who are involved in any and all aspects of managing servers! We’re hitting the road in July to understand what needs to be improved in our server management software. If your company has at least 500 PCs and has… Read more

R2: How Would You Manage Without It?

As many of you know, Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate (RC) is made available today to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, with broader availability from Microsoft.com on May 5th. As our final broad test milestone before RTM, this really is the best chance for you to download Windows Server 2008 R2 and put it through… Read more