Windows Server 2008 Tutorial

 Windows Server 2008 is scheduled to be released in February, 2008 and so far many industry experts have given it the thumbs-up. Start preparing to help your customers upgrade now with the tips, tricks and information included this tutorial. Windows experts discuss the server's newest features and offer advice about preparation and migration.

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   Windows Server 2008: The launch
   Windows Server 2008: What's new?
   Windows Server 2008: Migration
   Windows Server 2008: Features


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  • Windows Server 2008 lift off scheduled for February

  • Are your customers looking ahead to a Windows Server 2008 upgrade? This excerpt from our sister site SearchWinIT provides details on where and when Microsoft will release it's newest server with its newest features.


  • Windows Planning for Windows Server 2008

  • Do you have immediate plans to test and deploy Windows Server 2008, code-named Longhorn, for clients? Let us know in this poll.


  • Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 prep begins

  • SQL Server 2008 won't ship on time, but Microsoft's marketing efforts for the new DBMS are in full swing. The wheels are turning and in this article Industry expert Barbara Darrow fills us in on Microsoft's plans for its partner program and promotional preparations.




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  •  Windows Server 2008: What's new?

  • Mitch Tulloch, Windows expert and author of Introducing Windows Server 2008, sings praises for Microsoft's newest offering and strongly recommends that SMB's upgrade. This email interview will tell you about the new features the server will offer your customers, promising users more control over remote access, greater security and manageability.


  •  Windows Server 2008 Virtualization: Preparing Customers

  • Windows Server 2008 virtualization technology promises simplicity, flexibility and ease. Microsoft will release Windows Server Virtualization's (WSV) soon the server is released. Learn more about this new virtualization product now and begin to assess whether it is right for your customers.


  •  Windows Server 2008: Delays and new features

  • Windows Server 2008 offers resellers easy integration and management with other Microsoft products. Training for the channel is available and will help get channel pros up to speed and prepared to roll Window's Server 2008 out to customers. Learn more about the training program in this tip.




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  •  Windows Server 2008: To migrate or not to migrate

  • Industry experts are singing praises for Windows Server 2008 and its launch will be here before you know it. Now is the time to start thinking about whether or not to upgrade your customers' servers. Window's newest offering could provide you with an array of business and consulting opportunities. This excerpt from our sister site SearchWinIT.com will get you familiar with its features.




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  • Server Core roles could include Exchange and SAP

  • A product manager on the Windows Server 2008 team, Ward Ralston, spoke to our sister site SearchWinIT.com about Microsoft's big plans for its newest server. The changes, he says, could make life easier for IT managers with better performance and virtualization. Learn more in this Q&A.


  • Windows Server 2008 RODC added security

  • Learn more about Windows Server 2008's new security features. Your customers may be interested in upgrading when they learn that the improved Active Directory includes a read-only copy of the Active Directory Database that no one can change. With data theft being so prevalent, getting to know these features is a must. This tip from our sister site SearchWinIT.com describes the newest in Windows Server security.

This was first published in August 2007

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