how to include additional fonts on server?

I have downloaded some fonts from a link that my web server pointed to.  Long term not sure those fonts will still be available.  I am wondering if there is a way to include these on my windows 200 r2  IIS 7.5 server so they will always be available.

<link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Roboto' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
Then use CSS to actually get the font from this site.  Would like to do this locally.
.roboto {
  font-family: 'Roboto', sans-serif;
  font-weight: 400;
}
kdschoolAsked:
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Snarf0001Commented:
You're really doing yourself a disservice by trying to do this.

I saw your other question for doing the same thing with the jquery files as well.
You have to keep in mind that the jquery you linked to, and these font files, are probably being referenced by millions (or hundreds of millions) of sites.  The likelihood of Google just deciding to move them and break all of that is pretty much nill.

By hosting it on your server, you lose all of the benefits of a CDN.  Georeplication will make the files come from a location closer to the user, some browsers will download faster if you have sources coming from more than one top level domain, and moreover, the files will be coming from someone else's server, not yours.  A lot of these will be downloaded over and over and over on page requests, all taking up bandwidth and resources on your machine instead of Google's massive warehouses.

You're kind of punishing yourself to account for something that is almost guaranteed to never happen.
matt1237Commented:
I do web development for a living and I have messed around with hosting fonts like on my web server before. I would recommend against hosting Google Fonts on your web server because they are continually keeping those font sets up to date (yes the font designers make mistakes too). In addition the appropriate font type is served base on the client (not to mention CDN)... it's just a pain to get that working on your end and stay up to date as new browsers and operating systems come out.

However, I would recommend that you download all the Google Fonts to your desktop so you can do the design work necessary with the appropriate fonts showing up in Photoshop, etc.

Here's the official GitHub repository for Google Fonts where you can download them. Might be easiest to just download as a zip file if you're using Windows. But if you're into git, then you could install git for Windows after you install this.

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kdschoolAuthor Commented:
That's what I needed to know.  I did not realize that they would not take them away.  I appreciate the frank information.
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