Microsoft Windows Server 2008

 Microsoft Windows Server 2008

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What's new in Windows Server 2008 R2
Desktop to Data Center OS Integration
Windows Server 2008 Documentation
Windows Server 2008 SPECjbb2005 Performance and Power Consumption on Dell, HP and IBM Blade Servers
Supported Dell Servers
Supported Storage Enclosures
Windows Server 2008 Power Management White Paper
Migrating Dell PowerEdge Servers to Micrsoft Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 Brochure
Windows Server 2008 Presentation Virtualization
Windows Server 2008 Transition Guide
Windows Server 2008 Standard vs. Enterprise

Related Topics

Dell Servers
Dell Storage
Dell Windows Server 2008


DellTM  and Microsoft®  are working together to help simplify IT for customers. Dell closely collaborated with Microsoft during development of Windows Server®  2008, gaining expertise in all aspects of its features and functionality. We created a validated, repeatable process which can add reliability, lower risk, and drive quicker engagement for migration.

Thanks to this strong partnership and our hands-on experience, we can help simplify the adoption of Windows Server 2008. Our hardware is optimized for the new OS and our robust consulting services offer exceptional flexibility when upgrading or migrating. In addition, with the new features and functionality of Windows Server 2008 R2, Dell can help customers take advantage of these technologies and provide a single point of accountability for the entire hardware, software and services solution across all technologies.

Dell can help customers reduce cost, time and risk to implement the new operating system while increasing performance, quality and reliability of Windows Server 2008. Windows Server 2008 is ready to run the next generation of networks, applications, and Web services – and Dell can help you get the most of IT.

Support for R2

Dell is offering customers Windows Server 2008 R2 OEM support which includes the release of Dell drivers, systems management capability and supporting documents to help customers get up and running quickly. Through our support site, Dell provides complete driver support for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Dell hardware to ensure ease of deployment, effective operation and simplified management. We have spent thousands of hours testing and validating Windows Server 2008 R2 to help speed deployment and ensure Dell PowerEdge™ systems are business-ready. For documentation specifically for Windows Server 2008 R2, please click here.

Customers with Dell ProSupport contracts will continue to receive support for Windows Server 2008 R2. Please click here to learn more about Dell’s ProSupport services offering.

"From the Field" Expertise

As part of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program (TAP), Dell ProConsult services has helped to shape the final product and gained early “from the field” insight on customer needs for Windows Server 2008 R2 through its extensive work with customers on the pre-release version. Dell has gained expertise across all key implementation considerations thus enabling customers to accelerate their enterprise adoption of this powerful new technology. Please click here to learn more about Dell’s ProConsult services offerings for Windows Server 2008.

White Papers

Get IT Solutions Faster with Windows Server 2008
Grow IT Smarter with Windows Server 2008
Making IT Greener with Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 - Installation on Virtual Machines

Case Studies

Large Midwestern University
Major US Regional Bank
Large Government Agency
Furniture Brands
*Based on results from Principled Technologies' "Windows Server 2008 SPECjbb2005 Performance and Consumption on Dell, HP and IBM Blade Servers" February 2008 report commissioned by Dell. Dell is a trademark of Dell Inc. (C)2008 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.