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Microsoft Home Server Beta

Daniel Petri

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Microsoft recently released Home Server Beta 2 to those who signed up for the beta.  Aimed at the average user and built on Windows 2003 technology it is meant to bring services that are traditionally for the corporate world home.  The beta currently has the following features:

  • Home Computer Backup & Restore
  • Centralized Storage
  • Home Network Health Monitoring
  • Remote Access
  • Media Streaming
  • Windows Home Server Console

If you want to learn more about Home Server you can go to the Windows Home Server Blog or visit the forums at Server Playground.  If you wish to try and get into the beta you can fill out their Survey to see if you qualify.

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