Management


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 articles! We hope you find these useful! Date Article Author […]


Inside Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Replica With How To Setup and Configure Step-By-Step

Understanding Hyper-V Replica Hyper-V Replica is new in Windows Server 2012. It is an asynchronous, virtual machine replication technology that is designed for business continuity and disaster recovery. Using Hyper-V Replica, you can replicate a virtual machine from one location to another using just Hyper-V and a network connection, as […]


Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure (Part 11 of 31 Days IaaS ) – Keith Mayer

The Jan 11th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Step-by-Step: Running FREE Linux Virtual Machines in the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 11 of 31.  The Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) […]


Windows Azure and Virtual Networking – Getting Started– (Part 10 of 31 Days IaaS ) – Bob Hunt

The 10th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Windows Azure and Virtual Networking – Getting Started–  (31 Days of Windows Servers (VMs) in the Cloud–Part 10 of 31).  Yesterday’s blog post introduced Windows Azure Virtual Networks, so after reading that post, the […]


Step-by-Step: Setting up Management with Windows Azure (Part 8 of 31 Days IaaS ) – Brian Lewis

The Jan 8th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Setting up Management (8 of 31).  Brian Lewis shows us Step-By-Step how to install and use the free tools available for managing your Windows Azure infrastructure. Managing your Cloud based servers in the Windows […]


Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Beta Start Planning Your Migration

The latest release from the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) team provides organizations with tools to accelerate their migration to the cloud.  The beta is available on the connect site. Download the beta materials on Connect: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=219165 Accelerate your Windows Server 2012 migration with Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit […]


Free Technology Training from TechEd NA 2012 Available NOW

TechNet 2012 – North America has wrapped and what a great show it was.  I was able to attend but had to work so I did not get the opportunity to sit in on many sessions.  However, now I am going to make the opportunity to sit in on the […]


Remotely Manage Windows Server 2008 R2 and More with Remote Server Management and Administration Tools for Windows 7

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 7 with SP1. […]


PowerShell 5 Part Online Series

3/12/2012 2:00 PM (ET) – PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 1 of 5): PowerShell ‘SmowerShell’—Why You Should Learn Windows PowerShell https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032508049&Culture=en-US  3/13/2012 2:00 PM (ET) – PowerShell Essentials for the Busy Admin (Part 2 of 5): Heard It through the Pipeline—How to Compound Windows PowerShell Commands for Fun […]


Private Cloud Is The Future of IT, Free Training Coming Soon–Registration Open

Private Cloud is the future of IT, and the future is now. Spend the day at our IT Camp and learn about Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V, the first step on your path to mastering Private Cloud. You’ll embark on an interactive journey as you learn the foundation of cloud services, […]


Event VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management–Resources Posted

VDX Drive Down Data Center Costs With Hyper-V And System Center Management High quality, high availability, simple to use and full virtual and physical management at a fraction of the cost of the alternatives. That is what you get with Hyper-V and System Center. In this session, we will look […]


Live IT Time Private Cloud Chat–Get Your Questions About Cloud or Virtualization Answered By THE Experts

Have you built your first cloud yet?  If not, now is a great time to build out a lab.  Go ahead,  grab a server (or laptop) and setup you proof of concept.  If you have not done it already, it is likely because you are worried about what you will […]


Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2 SP1

I am walking through the installation of SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 on a new server that I just setup in my demo environment. Hope this is helpful. First lets look at the system requirements. If you want to setup your environment with multiple servers or you want to do a […]