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Hello from the System Center team and all of you participating in TechEd Europe 2013. We wanted to take this opportunity to provide more technical details on System Center 2012 R2, Intune and Windows Server 2012 R2 so you’ll see some new blog posts today and later this week. Let’s start first with Windows Server 2012 R2.
Windows Server is the foundation OS for many of our products and it is important to know what we are delivering with the next release. The file system and storage capabilities have been an important role for any server operating system, and that continues today with virtualization and cloud services. See the Windows Server teams blog post, “Storage Transformation for Your Datacenter” for information on SMB Direct, SMB Multichannel and other storage improvements.
Storage is an integral part of many applications or services and System Center obviously needs to store information about devices it manages in your environment. This device landscape is vast and includes operating systems other than Windows. Jason Leznek wrote, “Preview New People-centric IT Products Now!” to expand on these capabilities. In that post you will get information on the device operating systems we support, what you can test today, and what is coming in the next release of Windows Intune (not yet available for testing).
Content and Downloads
If the information in the blog posts seems foreign and you want to learn more, be sure to check out all of the sessions in the TechEd Europe 2013 course catalog. You can watch the sessions live or on-demand. The sessions are organized by tracks and you can filter in a variety of ways to find a particular topic.
Ready to try the previews for yourself? Go get the Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 or SQL Server 2014 R2 previews at the download center. Enjoy!
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