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Windows Server 2012 launches as cornerstone of Microsoft's 'Cloud OS'

Windows Server 2012 launches as cornerstone of Microsoft's 'Cloud OS' | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft is making available the final Windows Server 2012 bits for test and/or purchase as of September 4.

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Microsoft: Our datacenter offerings are software-defined, too

Microsoft: Our datacenter offerings are software-defined, too | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

VMware isn't the only company on the "software-defined datacenter" train. With Windows Server 2012 and its virtual-machine manager technology, Microsoft is onboard, as well.

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10 compelling reasons to upgrade to Windows Server 2012

10 compelling reasons to upgrade to Windows Server 2012 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows Server 2012 is generating a significant buzz among IT pros. Deb Shinder highlights several notable enhancements and new capabilities.

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How to perform four common tasks in Windows Server 2012

How to perform four common tasks in Windows Server 2012 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows Server 2012 is different enough that are new ways to perform some of the most basic tasks. Scott Lowe goes over four of them in this tip.

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10 Key Windows Server 2012 Features for IT Pros

10 Key Windows Server 2012 Features for IT Pros | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

With Windows Server 2012 less than two months away, CIO.com looks at its 10 most compelling features and how CIOs and other IT professionals can benefit from them.

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Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Compatibility Cookbook

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Compatibility Cookbook | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

This document provides information about changes to and new features of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 and provides guidelines for developers to verify the compatibility of their apps with the new OS.

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The best free IT tools for cheapskate admins

The best free IT tools for cheapskate admins | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Jack Wallen lists 11 free applications that can be useful to any IT admin adhering to a strict budget.

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Microsoft Windows 8 Rolled Out to 30,000 Internal Users

Microsoft Windows 8 Rolled Out to 30,000 Internal Users | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft's IT department has migrated 30,000 internal users to Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10, and the company has some lessons learned to prove it.

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Keep tabs on performance in Windows 8 with Action Center

Keep tabs on performance in Windows 8 with Action Center | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows 8’s Action Center has been streamlined to further centralize and simplify standard maintenance operations.

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Virtualization-Safe Active Directory in Windows Server 2012

Virtualization-Safe Active Directory in Windows Server 2012 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Server 2012's Active Directory Domain Service (AD DS) gives you one less worry to keep you awake at night. But as with any new capability, you need to look at it in the context of your infrastructure and decide how you can best use it.

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Microsoft's Windows 8 enterprise prospects: It's complicated

Microsoft's Windows 8 enterprise prospects: It's complicated | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Half of enterprises are Windows 7. Do we really expect those companies to move to Windows 8 even if there are benefits? And can slow movers go from XP to Windows 8?

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Q: What are the versions of Windows Server 2012 and how do they differ?

Q: What are the versions of Windows Server 2012 and how do they differ? | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Here are the Windows Server 2012 versions and what each license covers.

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Windows Server 2012 network teaming

Windows Server 2012 network teaming | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Network Teaming is a new feature of Windows Server 2012. With network teaming, you will create virtual network interface that groups several physical network interface. The network configuration will be made on the virtual interface.


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How to join your first Windows Server 2012 to your domain

How to join your first Windows Server 2012 to your domain | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

It’s release day for Windows Server 2012 and not too soon to learn how to add the new version to your domain.

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Assess Windows Server 2012 RC readiness with MAP 7.0

Assess Windows Server 2012 RC readiness with MAP 7.0 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your IT needs with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit.

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Enterprises: Now's the Time to Get Your Windows 8 On!

Enterprises: Now's the Time to Get Your Windows 8 On! | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows 8 is for businesses, too. And if you support an enterprise workforce, the time to start evaluating this next Windows version is now, or so says Paul Thurrott

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Windows 8 Enterprise: RTM preview

Windows 8 Enterprise: RTM preview | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows 8 isn't just a consumer operating system. What does the Enterprise version, which is available to companies with Software Assurance subscriptions, have to offer?

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The five hottest IT trends of 2012, so far

The five hottest IT trends of 2012, so far | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

The IT world continues to sprint forward at an unrelenting pace and these are its five hottest trends so far in 2012, according to TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner.

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Step by Step: Dual booting Windows 8 and Windows 7

Step by Step: Dual booting Windows 8 and Windows 7 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Want to test the wild new waters of Windows 8, but don't want to lose your current Windows setup? It’s possible to do so with the Windows 8 installer, as it can create a multi-boot setup.

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How to navigate Start in Windows Server 2012

How to navigate Start in Windows Server 2012 | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Windows Server 2012, like its desktop cousin, carries with it the Metro Start screen and, like it or not, administrators will need to learn the basics behind navigating and managing this new method of interaction with a Windows server.

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Windows Server 2012 RTM leaks to web

Windows Server 2012 RTM leaks to web | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Following Thursdays leak of Windows 8 RTM, Russian leaker WZOR has now announced that the x64 version of Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter) has too leaked to the web, just a few hours ago.

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Microsoft Rolls Out Free Script Repository for IT Pros

Microsoft Rolls Out Free Script Repository for IT Pros | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft yesterday unveiled a new Web portal that provides free scripts for IT professionals using Microsoft server products.

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Microsoft's Active Directory in the cloud: Test bits available

Microsoft's Active Directory in the cloud: Test bits available | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

The Microsoft Windows Azure Activity Directory developer preview is available for download, as is a beta of the Microsoft Azure Service Bus for Windows Server.


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Windows Azure Active Directory enables single sign-on with cloud apps

Windows Azure Active Directory enables single sign-on with cloud apps | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s Windows Azure Active Directory Developer Preview can simplify single sign-on (SSO) to multi-tenanted Windows Azure cloud applications.

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Deep troubleshooting with the Windows 8 Task Manager Processes tab

Deep troubleshooting with the Windows 8 Task Manager Processes tab | Windows Infrastructure | Scoop.it

Delve deeper into the many layers of performance information available in the Windows 8 Task Manager Processes tab.

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