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Monday, July 16, 2007

Microsoft Windows Home Server on its way

Microsoft announced today that Windows Home Server has been released to manufacturing. Users will be able to obtain Windows Home Server from any number of resellers who will offer the server software in "OEM bundles".

Windows Home Server (WHS) is based off of Windows Server 2003 and targeted at users who want an easy way to back up all of the important data in their house. It offers securable file and print sharing that you can centrally manage and supports disaster recovery functions, including scheduled snapshots of client systems that can be fully restored by booting off of a CD that connects to WHS server.

There should be a 120-day evaluation copy available within the next few months.

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