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What are the features of Windows Server 2012?

Windows Server 2012's hidden features Revealed

With Windows Server 2012, Microsoft has introduced more new features into its server operating system since the changeover from LAN Manager to Windows NT. As a result, it can be hard to see exactly what is new, what has changed and what has been tweaked. 

There has been plenty written about the major changes to Windows Server: think of Server Manager, Storage Spaces, IP Address Management, the user interface and Hyper-V, to name but five.

PowerShell History Viewer
PowerShell is an important element in Windows Server and PSHV offers admins a way of creating new scripts

Hyper-V Smart Paging
Smart Paging offers a new way to reallocate memory to a virtual machine

Direct Access
Access to corporate servers from remote workers has been made easier with the introduction of Direct Access to improve connectivity

Hyper-V Extensible Switch
The virtualisation switch offers more extensibility

Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming
A way to avoid some of the bottlenecks associated with virtualisation


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