Microsoft Windows Server 8 Administration News
October 01, 2014
Microsoft is gearing up for another Windows Server release, with new features for Hyper-V and identity management. NAP is left behind.
June 24, 2014
With end of life looming for Windows Server 2003, more users are migrating to Windows Server 2012. But for some it is taking longer than expected.
May 09, 2014
IT pros will get some new server app migration and SCCM add-on modules in the coming months as vendors ramp up their offerings.
January 14, 2014
Just four patches appear in this month's Patch Tuesday update from Microsoft, fixing Office apps and operating system flaws.
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Windows Server 2012 R2 System Health is a reporting feature that alerts the administrator to critical updates, missing malware protection and other issues that require action to be taken. Continue Reading
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Making the necessary preparations before beginning an upgrade can help avoid problems during the process. Here's what to do before moving to Windows Server 2012 R2. Continue Reading
When choosing the number of licenses needed for an upgrade to Windows Server, consider which edition best fits your enterprise's infrastructure and budget. Continue Reading
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Deploying larger, SSD-based write-back caches might require more than one disk. The benefits can lead to better performance. Continue Reading
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