Windows Live OneCare for Server goes private beta

Paul Thurrott reports that Microsoft has released private beta of Windows Live OneCare for Server: Last month, Microsoft highlighted its Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Live OneCare for Server, upcoming solutions aimed at providing increased security and protection for a small business environment. Microsoft recently invited a select group of private beta testers who are also […]

Paul Thurrott reports that Microsoft has released private beta of Windows Live OneCare for Server:

Last month, Microsoft highlighted its Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Live OneCare for Server, upcoming solutions aimed at providing increased security and protection for a small business environment.

Microsoft recently invited a select group of private beta testers who are also testing the Small Business Server 2008 beta to lend feedback on Windows Live OneCare for Server.  Limited to 5,000 testers, this is an important step toward ultimately bringing this solution to the small business environment based on their valuable input.

Windows Live OneCare for Server is designed to work with Windows Small Business Server 2008. OneCare for Server provides anti-malware and security services to help protect and maintain the server.  Additionally, the protection OneCare for Server offers includes:

  • Performance tune-up
  • Removal of unnecessary files
  • Automated backup (of specific file types)
  • Consolidated management