Windows Home Server Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows Home Server"

January, 2008

  • Getting Control of Digital Media

    Yesterday BusinessWeek posted a good story about the rapidly growing home server category, led by Windows Home Server and the HP MediaSmart Server. It includes mention of the Stay at Home Server campaign and Forrester Research's prediction that there...
  • Join the Windows Home Server Team!

    The Windows Home Server team is growing and we're looking to hire a bunch of great new people! We have a variety of engineering roles available in the development, test, and program management. There are even marketing positions open! We are...
  • For the kids...

    We included these fun little customer stories in our press release from CES, but I wanted to get them up on the blog, too. Tell us your Home Server stories! Brian Driscall used Home Server to quickly restore all of his 9-year-old son’s progress on...
  • Mark Steele is my hero

    I found this picture on my desk today.  Someone dropped it by; I assume it was Mark Steele. It is not every day that a celebrity gives you a compliment.  It is even rarer for a fake celebrity to do so.  And even rarer for it to be so back...
  • Updated version of WebGuide

    Do you want to remotely stream your music and videos stored on your home server?  I have been hanging out in Las Vegas this week, and my music has been with me all week.  I have the latest version of WebGuide (v 4.110) loaded on my home server...
  • The Lone Server

    I just saw this funny video here by the Windows Server crew. All but one server running Microsoft.com is now on Windows Server 2008. J
  • Postcard from Vegas

    Once again this year Home Server is a hit at CES. The booths have been packed with attendees and there have been lots of good comments (and laughs) about the Stay at Home Server posters, show guide inserts and the "Mommy, Why is there a Server in the...
  • Windows Home Server Power Pack 1

    The first minor release of Windows Home Server was announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Power Pack 1, formerly code named "UR1", will ship in the first half of 2008 and be made available to existing customers of Windows...
  • SCALEO

    Fujitsu-Siemens recently posted a cool, animated overview of its SCALEO Home Server product for the European market. Take a look! J