Date Added: Aug 2009
Windows Server 2008 R2 represents a significant milestone in Microsoft's ongoing efforts to help customers streamline the management of their unique IT infrastructures. This white paper begins with a brief discussion of today's IT management challenges. It highlights many new and improved tools that can help ease management burdens through centralization of IT tasks and enable IT staff to work more efficiently. It introduces deployment resources that can help ensure that one can respond quickly to changing needs. It covers extensive monitoring capabilities and embedded best-practices guidance that can help IT professionals to be proactive in identifying and resolving problems that could otherwise lead to increased costs.