In Pictures: 12 new network features in Windows 8

Microsoft’s new metro-style Start screen is getting all the buzz, but for IT administrators there are many new network-related features and changes in both Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 to be aware of.

Data Usage Tracking and Metering

By default, Windows 8 and Server 2012 track the amount of data usage per network, which can optionally be shown when you click on a network from the network list. This is useful, for example, to help track how much data you've used on mobile (3G/4G) and other networks that have usage limitations.

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