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10 Coolest Features in Windows Server 2008

No need to call the homicide squad after you take a look at Windows Server 2008: You won’t find any killer features in this release. But that’s not to say there’s nothing to get excited about. There’s a great deal that’s new, and depending on the set up of your organization, it’s almost certain you’ll […]

Hosting Without Borders – IIS with a SWsoft Twist?

Microsoft offers new site migration options that could help avoid Navisite-like outages. Microsoft has gotten religion on hosting, and in a big way. Windows Server 2008, to be released Feb. 27, 2008, includes tools and features intended to make Microsoft partners better hosts. It includes tools to ease the deployment and provisioning of Web sites […]

Microsoft Outlines Pricing, Packaging and Licensing for Windows Server 2008, Including the New Microsoft Hyper-V Server Product

Microsoft Hyper-V Server gives customers a new server virtualization option that can provide simplified, reliable and cost-effective virtualization solutions which can be easily plugged into existing infrastructure. At Microsoft TechEd IT Forum 2007, Bob Kelly, corporate vice president of Infrastructure Server Marketing at Microsoft Corp., updated an audience of more than 5,000 IT professionals on […]

Microsoft Announces New Virtualization Offerings, Windows Server 2008 Details, System Center Product Availability at TechEd IT Forum 2007

Broad range of new products and programs unveiled as Microsoft helps customers prepare for the next generation of Dynamic IT. Today at TechEd IT Forum 2007, Microsoft Corp.’s foremost technology show in Europe for IT professionals, Bob Kelly, corporate vice president in the company’s Server and Tools Business, announced details of next-generation solutions to deliver […]

How to Install IIS 7.0 On Windows Server 2008

Internet Information Services 7.0 is a Web server component that is included with Windows Server 2008. By installing the service, you can turn your computer into a powerful Web server to host your Web sites, applications and so on. IIS 7.0 is not installed by default on Windows Server 2008. You can install IIS using […]

Enhancements to Microsoft FTP Publishing Service for IIS 7.0 in Windows Server 2008 RC0 x64

Microsoft has created a new FTP service that has been completely rewritten for Windows Server 2008 (Code Name “Longhorn”). This new FTP service incorporates many new features that enable web authors to publish content better than before, and offers web administrators more security and deployment options. For additional information, please see our documentation. This new […]

‘Viridian’ Is Huge Draw for Windows Server 2008

Review: While the CTP release of Microsoft’s new hypervisor is not without wrinkles, the new feature promises to expand the reach of enterprise server virtualization options. Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 RC0 hit the Web earlier this week on the road to its scheduled February 2008 release, toting a new Internet Information Services role for the […]

IIS 7.0 and Windows Server 2008

Over the years, Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft’s flagship web server product, has taken a lot of flack for being hacked and compromised. But with Windows Vista finally released, Microsoft has not squandered a great opportunity to move past these stereotypes and do something really great. In fact, Microsoft and the IIS team did something […]

IIS Outserves Apache on Fortune 1000 Web Sites While ASP.NET Deployments Grow

Microsoft’s Upcoming Windows Server 2008 With IIS 7 Should Eclipse IIS 6 Among Fortune 1000 Web Sites by 2011 SAN DIEGO, CA – August 16, 2007- Since 2003, Port80 Software has periodically surveyed the public sites of Fortune 1000 companies to determine their use of Web and application hosting technologies. In a survey released today, […]

Survey Says Microsoft’s Web Server Market Share Continues To Grow

According to an August 2007 survey by Netcraft, Microsoft’s web server platform, specifically Internet Information Services, is continuing to make gains on Apache in terms of market share. Though Apache won’t be dethroned anytime soon, the number of sites running on Microsoft software is growing while the number of sites using Apache is shrinking. From […]

Microsoft Gains Ground On Open-Source Apache Web Server

Netcraft’s August 2007 survey of about 128 million Web sites shows a decline in market share for Apache to 48.4%, while Microsoft has risen to a 36.2% share of active Web sites. Apache has long held a tight grip on the Web server market as one of the only true redoubts of open source software. […]

Installing Virtual Server R2 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 Beta 3

If you’re trying to run Virtual Server R2 SP1 on Window Server 2008 Beta 3, it does work. However, there are three steps for success. You need to: ·          Add the IIS role with the correct settings for Virtual Server. ·          Install Virtual Server R2 SP1. ·          Run IE elevated as an Administrator to access the […]

Microsoft Podcast on the Upcoming Release of Microsoft Internet Information Server 7.0 (IIS 7.0)

In this Microsoft podcast please join Bill Staples as he talks about the release of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 7.0 in Windows Server 2008.  IIS 7.0 delivers a completely modular, extensible Web server with expanded application hosting, while retaining excellent compatibility and solving key customer challenges. Language(s): English. Product(s): Internet Information Server,Windows Server. Audience(s): IT […]

Newest Windows Server 2008 Beta: IIS Only Major Addition

MS on track to deliver next version of Windows Server later this year The most recent Community Technology Preview, or CTP, of the newly renamed Windows Server 2008 (formerly Windows “Longhorn”) was released on 26 June to very little fanfare. That could be because users are asking, “What’s new in this release?” The answer: not […]

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