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Windows Sever 2012 R2's networking boost

Generic routing encapsulation can help Windows Server 2012 R2 admins with performance enhancements.

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Boost R2 resiliency with NIC teaming

Instead of spending big bucks on Ethernet technologies or complicated configurations, Windows Server 2012 R2 shops can use NIC teaming to improve reliability.

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Figure out how AD will fit into your cloud setup

Use this feature as your guide to research the best ways your organization can get its Active Directory service ready for the cloud.


Five superpowered Windows Server 2012 R2 features

Adopting these Windows Server 2012 R2 add-ons means having a wide range of features available to your enterprise.

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    Three network enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2

    Admins looking to improve traffic efficiency have some new options to consider in the latest iteration of Windows Server.

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    Microsoft Azure File Service

    Microsoft Azure File Service is a service that allows Windows Server admins to access SMB shares in the Azure cloud by setting up file shares in the Azure management console.

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    invocation ID

    An invocation ID is an ID number that identifies databases within Active Directory and changes as AD is in a restore process. Invocation IDs change during the restore process to make sure replication is consistent.

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