Microsoft Windows Server 8 Administration

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About Microsoft Windows Server 8 Administration

Windows Server 8 is in development and is expected in 2012, bringing with it features like Hyper-V replication, Hyper-V virtual switch, a more powerful PowerShell and better IP management. Get acquainted with the latest server operating system with expert tips, Q&As, columns and news. You'll also find more details on Windows Server Administration, including upgrade requirements and Windows 8 integration, with tips on installing and deploying Microsoft Windows Server 8 in your environment.