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Windows Server 2012 Migration: What’s in It for Me?

What to Expect from a Move to Windows Server 2012

by Jack Dillman | Monday, March 02, 2015

Migrating to Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 is focused on changing technology landscapes, work environments, and compatibility with the cloud. All of the new features and editions of the migration are very cloud ready. Although Microsoft has retired some products, it’s been in an effort to make the new Server more streamlined and efficient across the board. Read on for a list of the benefits you can expect from migrating to Windows Server 2012

As you know, Windows Server 2003’s time is short, and it’s time for organizations to update their servers. Here’s what you can expect from Server 2012:

  • A new process Client Access License (CAL) model means that you no longer have to have a minimum of two CALs per server. There’s a common licensing structure in place now—and a common server. The technology is the same no matter how many virtual machines you’re running.

Flash Storage

News Flash—Flash Storage Isn’t As Expensive As You Think

Increase Performance without Increasing Costs

by Kurt Hildebrand | 02.27.15

Flash storage offers dramatically faster performance over traditional spinning magnetic disk storage technology, but many enterprises have postponed adoption of it because of cost concerns. But it’s not as expensive as you think.

“When the storage efficiency techniques and the ability to safely use lower-cost memory are combined, all-flash storage systems can typically match the price of high-performance, tier 1, HDD-based storage systems,” says Storage Switzerland Senior Analyst George Crump. “What’s more, they’re now working their way into the price-band of tier 2 storage systems.”

Migration Essentials

Set Goals and Benefits for Your Windows Server 2012 Upgrade

by Ron Richards | 02.25.15

Attempting to move to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 from Windows Server 2003 without clear goals and benefits in mind can be a costly mistake. Lenovo offers the following best practice recommendations to optimize your server migration.

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