Hardware Upped for for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jun 16, 2010

According to eWeek, the first beta of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 delivers needed enhancements for VDI customers, although implementation requires a significant hardware refresh in the data center. As noted in the report is that Microsoft unveiled the technical details and timing of the first service packs expected for the Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 operating systems at the recent TechEd conference.

The first beta of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers enhancements, but may require a significant hardware refresh.

"The two most important new features for Windows Server 2008 R2, Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX, focus on enhancing both the back-end performance and end-user experience of virtualization workloads. Those running Remote Desktop Services servers or Microsoft's VDI services could immediately benefit from those features (particularly the former), while those running 2008 R2 for other roles will only get rolled-up hotfixes and some incremental improvements."

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