Looking Beyond Windows Server 2008 R2

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted May 13, 2010

According to Microsoft's server roadmap, Spring 2010 is the halfway marker between the launch of Windows Server 2008 R2 and the next big release for Windows Server. This Search Windows Server article discusses what to expect in next major release of Windows Server, in the ensuing 18 to 24 months.

Spring puts us halfway between the launch of Windows Server 2008 R2 and the next Windows Server release.

"In this age of big data centers and environmental concerns, it 's safe to bet that Windows Server v.Next will include optimizations to use less power, park more hardware components when not in use (core parking on a processor is already supported in Windows Server 2008 R2), and emphasize a reduction in the "grid load" from clients. How? By moving more intelligent functions to a server. Enhancements to Remote Desktop Services, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) components, and so on would all speak to that goal."

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