Aug 21

Awesome Tool – Estimating costs for migrating workloads to Azure with Azure IaaS Cost Estimator Tool Step-By-Step

Have you seen this incredible tool.  Microsoft hit a home run with this little gem.  The Azure Cost Estimator Tool will allow you to scan a machine, a virtualization host or even an entire Virtual Machine Manager Network.  The Azure … Continue reading

Aug 19

Assessing Current IT infrastructure with Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) AND BONUS-Evaluate for Migration to Azure Cloud

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.  It … 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

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

Jan 22

Using Your Own SQL Server in Windows Azure Step-By-Step (Part 22 of 31) by Blain Barton

The 22nd edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Part 22 of 31 – Using your own SQL Server in Windows Azure – 31 Days of IaaS In this edition, Blain Barton explains … Continue reading

Jan 20

Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 20 of 31

The 20th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Step-by-Step: Extending On-Premise Active Directory to the Cloud with Windows Azure – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud – Part 20 of 31 … Continue reading

Jan 14

How to Create an Azure VM with PowerShell (Part 14 of 31) – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud Series – Brian Lewis

The 14th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at How to Create an Azure VM with PowerShell (Part 14 of 31) – 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud Series.  In this edition, … Continue reading

Jan 13

Step-By-Step Creating Azure Virtual Machines with System Center App Controller (Part 13 of 31) – Kevin Remde

The 13th edition of 31 Days of Server (VMs) in the Cloud is now live at Creating Azure Virtual Machines with App Controller (Part 13 of 31)  In this edition, Kevin Remde explains how to (Step-By-Step) use App Controller to … Continue reading