The R2 is available at Tech Showcase!

Windows Server 2012 R2 is available at Tech Showcase. The new R2 offers exciting features and enhancements across virtualization, storage, networking, virtual desktop infrastructure, access and information protection, and more. Attend a Microsoft Tech Showcase event and explore what R2 has to offer you and your organization. Register at http://aka.ms/Yclp43 Continue Reading

EMC Support for the SMB 3.0 Protocol – the Future of Storage Protocols

One of the key issues this blog has covered recently is the transformation of storage.  Microsoft is focused on helping customers control the costs of storage, whether by using industry-standard hardware or simplifying existing hardware infrastructure.  To that end we have made significant investments in the SMB 3.0 protocol for Continue Reading

Attention TechNet and MSDN Subscribers: Windows Server 2012 R2 available for download today

Hi, all,   If you’re a TechNet or MSDN subscriber, I have good news for you: in response to your requests, Windows Server 2012 R2 (and Windows 8.1) will be available from TechNet and MSDN today. Because we will continue to evaluate the bits with our partners and MVPs, there may be additional changes Continue Reading

Windows Server 2012 RTM Now Available for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers

You asked, we delivered.  As announced on Steve Guggenheimer’s blog, and Microsoft VP Brad Anderson’s blog post, “Ready Now for TNS & MSDN:  Download Windows Server 2012 R2”, the Released to Manufacturing (RTM) bits for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 are now available for download to current MSDN and Continue Reading

Windows Server 2012 R2 Available October 18th

Today we are pleased to make several important announcements. We are extremely excited that on October 18th, eligible customers will able to download Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and use the latest update to Windows Intune.  Also on October 18th, Windows 8.1 will be available to consumers Continue Reading

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