Friday, July 06, 2012

Microsoft cuts Windows Home Server | Brier Dudley's Blog | The Seattle Times

Crowded and/or clouded out of the market

“The company's going to stop producing Windows Home Server, a move that was disclosed deep in an FAQ document that came out today with news of its new business server pricing.

Fans of the home server saw the handwriting on the wall two years ago, when Microsoft removed the software's key feature, its "drive extender" feature that pooled storage and duplicated files across multiple hard drives. Microsoft released a 2011 version of the software but interest faded among enthusiasts and hardware manufacturers.”

Microsoft cuts Windows Home Server | Brier Dudley's Blog | The Seattle Times

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