Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Apr 2007 10:50 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows "At APC we've been running the Beta 2 edition of Windows Home Server for the past two months and it's acquitted itself surprisingly well - no doubt a reflection on the time this 'server for the rest of us' spent in the Redmond skunkworks. There's still some 'fit and finish' to appear before it hits the Release Candidate milestone around Q3, prior to the platform's debut towards the end of this year - but from what we've seen so far, we'd rate Windows Home Server as one of Microsoft's most polished and most impressive 1.0 releases to date. Here's a walkthrough gallery of screenshots from the Beta 2 build of Windows Home Server." There's also a screenshot gallery for Longhorn Server Beta 3.
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RE[3]: Home Server - Non-Starter
by Luminair on Mon 30th Apr 2007 01:41 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Home Server - Non-Starter"
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Let me try to quell your concerns.

WHS stores your movies and music. It backs up your computers so you can recover if they break.

People use web mail. They don't want an Exchange server. They don't even know what an Exchange server is.

Single-digit megabytes of patches per year is not a bandwidth problem. If you are concerned about 14.4kbps modem users, have no fear -- they can turn automatic updates off.

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