Windows Management Framework is here!

Hi All, Windows Management Framework, which includes Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0, was officially released to the world this morning. By providing a consistent management interface across the various flavours of Windows, we are making our platform that much more attractive to deploy. IT Professionals can now easily manage their Windows XP,…


Microsoft Learning Snacks: Windows Server 2008

Hi All, Learning Snacks are short, interactive presentations about popular topics created by Microsoft Learning experts.  Each Snack is delivered by using innovative Silverlight technology and includes various media, such as animations and recorded demos.  At the end of each free presentation, you can view more Snacks, learn more about the topic, or visit a…


Server Virtualization Validation Program

Hi All, To improve customers’ support experiences when running Windows Server on virtualization technologies other than Hyper-V™ and Virtual Server, Microsoft has launched the Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP). SVVP is open to any vendor that delivers a machine virtualization solution that hosts Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000 Server Service Pack…


Microsoft Server Applications Supported on Windows Server 2008

Hi All, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 is the next generation of the Windows Server operating system and provides significant improvements to the base operating system over Windows Server 2003. Notable improvements include those in networking, advanced security features, remote applications access, centralized server role management, performance and reliability monitoring tools, failover clustering, deployment, and the…


Spotlight On…. Windows Server 2008

Hi All, Windows Server 2008 provides a solid foundation for all of your server workload and application requirements while also being easy to deploy and manage. Windows Server 2008 builds on the success and strengths of its Windows Server predecessors while delivering valuable new functionality and powerful improvements to the base operating system. New Web…


Windows Server 2008 File Server Performance at Microsoft IT

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Windows Server 2008 File Server Performance at Microsoft IT, which discusses how MSIT uses Windows Server 2008 to support file server workloads worldwide.  Microsoft IT uses Windows Server 2008 to support the file server workload for users worldwide. The upgrade to Windows Server 2008 enabled…


Managing Network Access Protection at Microsoft

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Managing Network Access Protection at Microsoft, which discusses how MSIT uses Network Access Protection to protect networks from malicious software and other threats. Network Access Protection (NAP) is a powerful new Windows Server 2008 feature that can help protect networks from malicious software (malware) and…


Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Released to Web

Hi All, Service Pack 2, the latest service pack for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, supports new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards, includes all of the updates that have been delivered since SP1, and simplifies deployment, for consumers, developers, and IT professionals. Download Info: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and…

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SQL Server Consolidation at Microsoft

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of SQL Server Consolidation at Microsoft, which discusses how Microsoft IT produced the SQL Utility to improve SQL Server manageability through host consolidation, virtualization, and standardization. With more than 4,700 Microsoft® SQL Server® instances in operation, Microsoft Information Technology (MS IT) sought to reduce operational and…

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Securing the Microsoft Desktop Environment using Patch Management

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Securing the Microsoft Desktop Environment using Patch Management, which discusses how Microsoft IT maintains a secure environment by keeping client computers up to date with the latest software and security updates. In an enterprise organization such as Microsoft, it is mission critical to maintain a…

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