Configuring a Media Server
The Fax Server role is not the only valuable service that Windows Server 2008 R2 can provide. A Windows Media server (see Figure 23.2) can improve communication and instruction in an organization.
A Windows Media server delivers digital media to clients across a network using Windows Media Services 2008 R2. What this service does is translate a client’s request for media into a physical path on the server that is hosting the content.
It will provide advanced features such as multicast streaming when installed on the following operating systems: