Sep 19

Monitoring Hybrid Cloud – Step-By-Step

It is always important to understand how our server workloads are doing.  Getting visibility into our systems allows us to proactively deal with future issues.  As an example, monitoring can let us know that we are running out of disk … 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

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 08


  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

Oct 01

Virtualization IT-Camp Coming–Registration Open Now

Free Microsoft IT Camp | Register Today       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 … 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

Apr 04

Virtualization Landscape in a Heterogeneous World – TechNet Radio:ITProGuru vs. Tony Asaro #VirtExpert (Part 25 of 20+)

The Final post (Part 25 of 20+) of the “Become a Virtualization Expert with 20+ days of Server Virtualization #VirtExpert Series” is now in the books.  I hope you enjoyed the series and enjoy this final episode of Virtualization in … Continue reading

Mar 05

Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2013 – Thursday March 14th in Cambridge MA–Make your knowledge and Career a priority

The Fifth Annual Virtualization Deep Dive Day is on. Deep Dive Day is a multi-track event with experts from around the country providing great technical talks covering just about every form of virtualization there is. Whether you are new to … Continue reading

Mar 01

Become a Virtualization Expert with 20 + Days of Server Virtualization #VirtExpert @ITProGuru (Part 0 of 20+)

Abstract: Scenario based – How to do “this”… In this blog post series, we will show you “HOW” to perform tasks using scenario-based simulations. If you are already familiar with virtualization using non-Microsoft technologies, we will provide you a ramp … Continue reading

Feb 28

20 Day of Migrating and Deploying Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure VMs

As IT Pros, we absolutely love building with new technology! This month, my fellow IT Pro Technical Evangelists and I have been working together on an article series for Migration and Deployment of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure … Continue reading

Feb 25

Virtualization Jump Start from MVA

  Register Now for the Next Virtualization Jump Start   The Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) team is excited to open registration for the third course from our three-Jump Start series focused on virtualization. This course is designed for IT professionals … Continue reading

Feb 24

Huge Wave of Technology Events Coming to the North East

New Meetup Group created to simplify reporting and management of event notifications.  Please take a couple minutes to join the group at Date Where / Registration Time Event Description 2/26/2013 Farmington, CT  Microsoft 9a-4pm IT Camp – Server 2012  … Continue reading

Jan 25

System Center 2012 SP1 Explained Storing VM in Windows Azure (Part 25 of 31) by Yung Chou

The 25th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at System Center 2012 SP1 Explained: Storing VM.  In this edition, Yung Chou explains how to store and copy VMs to Windows Azure using System … Continue reading

Jan 25

TechNet Radio: ITProGuru vs. Virtualization

ITProGuru, Dan Stolts is back and in this episode he welcomes Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Matt McSpirit as they take a deep dive into how Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 stack up against VMware. Tune in as they … Continue reading