Windows Server on WAAS (WoW): Merger of Cisco WAAS with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - Pre-order Availability

The ongoing relationship between Cisco Systems and Microsoft has become even closer according to news that the Windows Server on WAAS (WoW) -- an appliance that merges Cisco's Wide Area Applications Services with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -- is available to order. The two companies announced a product in February designed to consolidate networks and IT […]

The ongoing relationship between Cisco Systems and Microsoft has become even closer according to news that the Windows Server on WAAS (WoW) -- an appliance that merges Cisco's Wide Area Applications Services with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 -- is available to order.

The two companies announced a product in February designed to consolidate networks and IT branch servers into a single piece of hardware called a Branch Office Box (BOB). BOB is designed to simplify branch office IT operations and a Microsoft blog said the appliance is now available to order. For its part, Cisco placed a "social media release" on its Web site citing positive customer and analyst responses to the product.

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