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  • MicroServer Gen8 Setup Nightmare

    MicroServer Gen8 Setup Nightmare

    We Got Served reviewed the HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8, and it’s not all good news: When you’re up and running with the server, it actually performs very well and can do a very good job at supporting your home and/or small business. But, in an effort to differentiate, the company has added Enterprise-grade provisioning and […]

  • The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 257

    The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 257

    This weeks edition of the Home Server Show is up: “I’ve got two Media Center replacements in my house and I’ll talk about both.  I also talk a little bit about Dynamic DNS.  I’m opening up a discussion opportunity for you for the forums.  I’ll talk about two options, one paid, one free. Great short […]

  • Add-Ins: My Movies v5.00 Pre Release 7

    Add-Ins: My Movies v5.00 Pre Release 7

    The pre-release version of My Movies Home and Essentials Server Solution has been updated to version 5.00 Pre Release 7. Here is the change log for the last two versions: 5.00 Pre Release 7: IMPORTANT: If you have posted about problems prior to this Pre Release, and still have the problem, please reply to your […]

  • The Seagate 4 Bay NAS

    The Seagate 4 Bay NAS

    PCWorld online has a review of the Seagate Business Storage Windows Server 4-Bay NAS device. Ideal as a no-nonsense NAS for business, the review also includes a rapid 2 minute video review too. But in conclusion: “If you’re looking for Windows-based NAS, you could do a lot worse than the Seagate Business Storage Windows Server. […]

  • Add-In: CloudBerry Backup v3.8 and 30% Off

    Add-In: CloudBerry Backup v3.8 and 30% Off

    CloudBerry for WHS (v1, 2011, SBS 2011 Essentials and  Windows Server 2012 Essentials) has been updated to version 3.8. This latest release comes with the following features: Cloud to Cloud Backup; Cloud to Local Backup; Built in storage search; Email notifications improvements; New commands for Windows Command Line interface; "Always Keep the Last Version" Option. […]

  • How To Migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

    How To Migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

    Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Migration – Keys to Success is a blog from the Windows Server Essentials and Small Business Server Blog. Their article explains the 16 step process to help you successfully migrate from a previous Windows Server SKU, Small Business Server SKU, or a Windows Server Essentials SKU current in Product Lifecycle […]

  • The Lifespan of Media

    The Lifespan of Media

    The Lifespan of Storage Media is a info graphic from CrashPlan highlighting the lifespan of different media formats. From the humble Zip Disk of 1994 lasting just 2 to 10 years to the Solid State Drives from 1999 onwards lasting 51 to 100 years plus this info graphic has computer, audio, video and photo media […]

  • The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 256

    The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 256

    Episode 256 of the Home Server Show podcast is all about home automation: I’m departing from server talk for the week to talk with Kevin Schoonover about SmartThings.  This is a Home Automation company that makes Z-Wave hubs and devices to interact with your home.  Use them to alert, automate, and inform.  Find out all […]

  • Add-In: Drive Bender v2.0.3.6 Beta

    Add-In: Drive Bender v2.0.3.6 Beta

    Drive Bender have released a new update to their beta build. Version 2.0.3.6 beta has the following change log: [Bug fix] When starting, a single drive can take a number of minutes to load. This delay can the result in a number of system services failing to start. [Bug fix] With the "Dark" theme, disabled […]

  • KeepVault 45% Discount

    KeepVault 45% Discount

    Its backup awareness week 2014 and to start the celebrations online backup provider KeepVault are offering a 45% limited-time discount. The discount applies to pricing for Windows Home Server 2011, WHS Original and Server Essentials. More details for WHS users can be found here and for Server essentials users here.

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