Windows 2008 R2 is almost here

It is just 2 days until the release of Windows 2008 R2. While a lot of people are hanging out for the Windows 7 (released on the same day), it is the new server operating system that is going to make waves in server rooms everywhere. Significant improvements have been made to Hyper-V in the form of Live Migration (think VMotion but without the price) … Continue reading Windows 2008 R2 is almost here

Windows 7 DirectAccess overview

Windows 7 clients can gain remote access to network resources using a feature called DirectAccess. Microsoft see this as a game breaking technology that will change the way we work remotely. A Windows 2008R2 server ¬†acts as a gateway for DirectAccess clients providing access to servers on the internal LAN. DirectAccess does away with the need for third party VPN clients or access gateways on … Continue reading Windows 7 DirectAccess overview