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 tools, virtualization technologies, security enhancements, and management utilities help save time, reduce costs, and provide a solid foundation for your information technology (IT) infrastructure.

Useful Links :

· Overview of Windows Server 2008

· What's New in Windows Server 2008

· Why Upgrade to Windows 2008

· Frequently asked questions

· System Requirements

· Overview of Editions

Product Roadmap

· Roadmap


Can My Existing Servers Run Windows Server 2008?
Download the Microsoft Assessment and Planning tool to securely inventory your existing servers and generate a migration report for Windows Server 2008.
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit
Benefits / Solutions:
· Optimizing Your Core Infrastructure
· Power Savings
· Solution Accelerators - Enable fast deployment


· Learning Resources

· Articles and White Papers,

· Windows 2008 Webcasts

· Windows Server 2008 - Videos

· Virtual Labs

· Podcasts

· How Do I - Videos

· Step by Step Guides to aid Windows Server 2008 Deployment

· Windows 2008 Developer Center

· Windows 2008 Technet Center - For IT Professionals

Official Downloads:

· Service Pack 2 for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

· Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008

· Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit

· Evaluate the Built-in Web and Virtualization Technologies of Windows Server 2008

· Trial-software Download

· Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008 Update 1

· Infrastructure Planning and Design

Troubleshooting and Support:

· Windows Server Troubleshooting and Support

· Technical Support Incidents