Oct 31

Build Your Business Activate BizSpark MSDN Free Windows Azure Account Step-By-Step

If you have not already activated your BizSpark benefits, see http://aka.ms/gurubizspark To successfully activate Windows Azure platform benefits BizSpark subscribers will need to go this very simple process: Activate Windows Azure subscription for BizSpark / MSDN subscribers Sign-in to your … Continue reading

Oct 26

Microsoft WordCamp Boston 2013–Call To Action Challenge #WCBos @WordCampBoston @ITProGuru

Free Cloud Resources http://aka.ms/WC-Cloud Create your Free Cloud Virtual Machines, websites and use other cloud resources 10 Websites Free $200 worth of free servers/services Windows Stack Lamp Stack Mix Ultra Fast Performance Great upload and download speeds Infinitely scalable Free … Continue reading

Oct 22

Virtualization Discussion with Microsoft Customer Research

Are you influential in the Virtualization space?  Do you want to become influential? Are you smart about virtualization, cloud, and/or systems management?  Do you work with any of these technologies? Here is your opportunity to be heard by Microsoft Research! … Continue reading

Oct 18

2012 R2 Launch Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2 Rocks! #WhyWin2012R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Part 2: Why Windows Server 2012 R2 Rocks! #WhyWin2012R2 You are probably like most people and realize that Windows Server 2012 was a very substantial upgrade over Windows Server 2008 … Continue reading

Oct 16

Windows Server Backup to the Cloud on the Cheap

Windows Azure Backup helps protect server data against loss and corruption by enabling backup to offsite cloud storage in Windows Azure. It provides a consistent experience configuring, monitoring, and recovering backups across local disk and cloud storage, integrating with the … Continue reading

Oct 16

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch coming this week, where are all the free resources? Here is what I already know about…

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch coming this week, where are all the free resources? Here is what I already know about… Get Started Now with Windows Server 2012 R2… with these FREE options!Build Your Lab! Download Windows Server 2012 … Continue reading

Oct 16

Free Poster – Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Component Architecture

Live Migration Upgrading Your Private Cloud Hyper-V and Failover Clustering Hyper-V Storage Session Modes Generation 2 Virtual Machines   Get Started Now with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper-V … with these FREE options! Build Your Lab! Download  Windows Server … Continue reading

Oct 16

Free Poster-What The Heck is a Generation 2 Virtual Machine–Here is the Answer!

Generation 2 Virtual Machines Windows Server 2012 R2 introduces a new class of virtual machines that are optimized for virtualization—generation 2 virtual machines. They provide advanced features that deliver significant management, storage and security benefits. In Windows Server 2012 R2, … Continue reading

Oct 16

Free Windows Azure eBook + Free Windows Azure Account + Step-By-Step Getting Started

We are happy to announce a new free ebook – Introducing Windows Azure for IT Professionals by Mitch Tulloch with the Windows Azure Team!  As you go through the book you will want to play with Windows Azure.  You can … Continue reading

Oct 12

Build Your First FREE Cloud Server and Infrastructure Step-By-Step

It is time to build your first cloud server.  It is easy to create a virtual machine that is running the Windows Server operating system when you use the Image Gallery in the Windows Azure Management Portal. This tutorial will … Continue reading

Oct 12

Get started as an "Early Expert" on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!

Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting multiple hypervisors. … Continue reading

Oct 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index #WhyWin2012R2

  Windows Server 2012 R2 is HERE and now is the perfect time to get smart on the new capabilities it brings. To that end, Microsoft has their top technologists and educators collaborating on a blog post series to bring … Continue reading

Oct 10

Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step (Hand On Lab)–Try It While Its FREE

Backup Windows Server Using Windows Azure Backup Step-By-Step In this detailed post and hands on lab (HOL) guide we will introduce Windows Azure backup and dive in deep with step-by-step instructions you can use to schedule a backup, perform a … Continue reading