Windows Home Server Team Blog

"Your guide to all things Windows Home Server"

March, 2009

  • HP MediaSmart Server 487 - An Engadget Winner!

    This just in!  Congratulations are due to our friends at Hewlett-Packard , whose MediaSmart Server 487 product took home a coveted Engadget   Editors’ Choice award for ‘Best Storage Device for 2008’ .  We like to think our Windows Home...
  • Power Pack Press Clippings

    Sorry, I couldn’t resist the alliteration.  ;-)  My enthusiasm must have boiled over after seeing all the great reception we’ve seen to the Power Pack 2 update and the MSDN release this week (we’ve counted close to 50 mentions in articles and...
  • Windows Home Server Website Updated

    Possibly lost among the frenzy of the Power Pack 2 release, and the addition of Windows Home Server software to MSDN , was the update today of our very own product website . While clearly not a complete overhaul, we think it’s improved in a couple of...
  • Windows Home Server - Now available on MSDN

    A key benefit of Windows Home Server is the versatility and power it offers as a development platform.  Even when Windows Home Server software was still in the beta stage, we published a software development kit (SDK) so that 3 rd party developers...
  • Windows Home Server - Announcing Power Pack 2

    We are pleased to announce Windows Home Server Power Pack 2. Power Pack 2 fixes known issues and adds new features to improve the Windows Home Server experience. Enhancements include: Improvements to remote access configuration, enhanced functionality...
  • Get Your Life Back - Windows Home Server Image Based Backup Software

    We all know that we should backup our computers in case of hard drive failure , disaster, trojan virus , or simple wear and tear. Yet, every time I meet customers and I ask them, when was the last time you actually did a backup of every computer in your...
  • Windows Home Server - CeBIT Germany Show Recap

    The largest technology showcase in the world, CeBIT , is underway in Hannover, Germany.  According to the CeBIT web site, "...4,300 exhibiting firms from 69 countries" are participating.  The Microsoft Germany team is in attendance...
  • Windows Home Server - Photography web page launched

    If your photography is your passion, Windows Home Server is a better way to store, organize, protect and access your digital pictures. In the March issue of Picture Business Magazine there is a brief article titled, "Microsoft's Data Protection Plan"...