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Next Generation TCP/IP Stack

The Next Generation TCP/IP Stack in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 is a complete redesign of TCP/IP functionality for both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) that meets the connectivity and performance needs of today's varied networking environments and technologies.

Featured Resources

Next Generation TCP/IP Stack in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
This article describes the new features and architecture of the Next Generation TCP/IP Stack.

TCP/IP Registry Values for Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
Download only. This white paper lists and describes the registry values for the Next Generation TCP/IP Stack.

Enhanced Network Performance with Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
Download only. This white paper of a third-party benchmark study done by The Tolly Group compares network throughput and time-to-completion of several tasks when using Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008.

Introductory Overviews

Technical Resources

Webcasts and Videos

  • Networking in Windows Vista
    This video, recorded by members of the TCP/IP development team at Microsoft, describes and demonstrates the Next Generation TCP/IP Stack in Windows Vista.
  • Next-Generation Networking with Windows Server 2008
    This webcast describes the next generation of networking features in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Receive guidance on how to prepare for the enhanced performance, scalability, and manageability features coming in the next releases of Windows.

 

 

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