Sep 02

How To Allow Remote Desktop Services RDP and Ping ICMP Through Windows Firewall–Step-By-Step

Create Firewall Rules in Windows 7 thru Windows Server 2012 R2  to allow RDP and ICMP traffic for you have to open “Windows Firewall with Advanced Security” control panel applet.  You can get here by typing “firewall” in the search … Continue reading

May 15

How To Convert Physical to Virtual Machine (P2V) Migration – Step By Step – MUCH Easier Than You Might think!

I found a great article I wanted to share.  If you use the Disk2VHD, be careful of SCSI and Raid controllers.  Test booting and running the VM before you blow away the original disk; you have been warned :} … … Continue reading

Dec 10

TechNet Radio Series on Windows Server 2012 with Jose Barreto

ITProGuru announces the continuation of the TechNet Radio Series with Jose Barreto (Principal Program Manager on the Windows Server team responsible for SMB 3.0 feature set) covering Windows Server 2012 deployment scenarios leveraging SMB 3.0 is nothing new, but I … Continue reading

Nov 19

Windows Server 2012 & Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager #WhyWin2012R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Launch Blog Series Index at http://aka.ms/2012r2-01 Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager helps simplify the task of delivering service availability. For organizations with two or more datacenters looking to protect vital workloads running in their private cloud, … 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 08

VIRTUALIZATION IT CAMPS–Registration Open!

  Gain twice the virtualization skillset. Cover more ground. Industry experts estimate that over 70% of businesses now have more than one virtualization platform in their IT environment. IT pros who are fluent in several platforms have a considerable edge … Continue reading

Sep 30

VMware or Microsoft? – The Complete Series–There really is a difference between virtualization platforms!

You asked for it, so here it is!  Here is the list of articles in our “VMware or Microsoft? series, as submitted by our team of IT Pro Technology Evangelists. The series is complete.  Below is the entire list of … Continue reading

Sep 02

Advanced Memory Management in a Virtual World – Not All Memory Management is Equal #VMWOrMS #VirtExpert Step-By-Step

Welcome to another of our series of “VMware or Microsoft?” articles. Hyper-V 3 which is built into both the Free Hyper-V Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 (Standard and Datacenter) which you can evaluate for free (free ISO, free VHD), … Continue reading

Jul 02

DON’T MISS IT! Summer Slam July 18, 2013

You don’t want to miss the upcoming Summer Slam!  Virtualization Technology User Group (VTUG), the only platform-independent virtualization user group with over 4000 members, is coming to Brunswick Maine!  Our northeast events are legendary, so you can be sure this … Continue reading

Jun 26

Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals IT Camp in Maine

This hands-on training that takes place on July 17, 2013, will provide an introduction to Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V for VMware professionals that are new to Microsoft Virtualization.  Join Symon Perriman, Microsoft’s Senior Technical Evangelist, to learn the Microsoft virtualization … Continue reading

Jun 19

Is Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V and the Microsoft Virtualization Stack REALLY Ready For Your Datacenter?

We are seeing a great deal of momentum for Hyper-V in a wide range of companies from small to large. Microsoft has made great progress in providing functionality and capabilities that make it a viable server virtualization alternative for all … Continue reading

Apr 10

Migrating Servers, Including VMware Virtual Machines to Hyper-V Easily and Automatically Many Tools Available including MVMC Automation Toolkit (MAT)

Do you have VMware servers that you would like to migrate to Hyper-V.  Well, that is easy.  There is a “Solution Accelerator” that makes it very easy.   the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) is a simple GUI tool that gets … Continue reading