Monday, November 25, 2013

What's New in Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 brings a host of new features that greatly enhance the functionality of the operating system.

According to the NetworkWorld Windows Server 2012 R2 is "generally easier to use than Windows 2012 - fewer sharp edges - and 2012 R2 contains stronger networking, storage, and hypervisor skills." Check out the excellent review Microsoft takes off the gloves with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1  and 10 things we love about Windows Server 2012 R2.

In our previous blog article New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V we covered Microsoft's announcements of the new features and improvements to Windows Server 2012 at TechEd  Conference in New Orleans.
Below, you will find some more information about Windows Server 2012 R2 new features.

TechNet Library:


My Top 10 New Features in Windows Server 2012 R2 Series by Scott M. Johnson



Free MVA Courses For Windows Server 2012 R2:

What's New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Jump Start

View this demo-rich Jump Start showing IT pros the new capabilities and features of Windows Server 2012 R2. Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist Rick Claus and Lead Architect and President of holSystems Corey Hynes demonstrate these new capabilities via numerous scenarios and demos.


Windows Server 2012 R2: Networking

This course discusses what is new in the world of networking and how System Center 2012 R2 can help manage Windows Server 2012 R2. The course also provides insight into industry trends, performance levels, and network performance.

Windows Server 2012 R2: Server Management & Automation

This course contains four modules that provide an overview of Server Manager and Automation, as well as detailing new management capabilities, updates to Windows PowerShell, deployment options and methods, and MultiServer Management capabilities. This course provides education that will assist in getting started with Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Management and Automation on Channel 9 by JeffKoch

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Networking on Channel 9 by JeffKoch

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Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection on Channel 9 by JeffKoch

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