Microsoft has made Windows Server 8 a compelling platform for IT administrators.
ReFS (Resilient File System) -The new Resilient File System
Offloaded Data Transfer – Data to transfer with minimal impact to server resources or bandwidth.
NIC Teaming – first time Microsoft offers in-the-box NIC teaming of up to 32 NICs.
Live Migration– Migrate virtual machines between hosts within a datacenter or on separate networks.
AD Recycle Bin:– The Active Directory Recycle Bin
Flexible Deployment – Install a full version of the OS, or a lightweight core version.
Hyper-V Network Switch – Hyper-V now has a virtual switch.
Cluster Aware Updating (CAU)