IT Pro Momentum Program: New Technologies

Do Need some help to test/pilot/deploy the latest Microsoft infrastructure technologies list here? What is the Momentum Program? Momentum is a Microsoft program focused on supporting “early adopters” – IT professionals who bet on the newest technologies to drive business value for their companies and advance their career. And it is for free! Is IT…

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Notes from the field: Hyper-V @ Hosting company Hostbasket

I found this onto the Virtualization team blog and thought let’s share this because it’s a Belgian Customer Hi, my name is Bert Van Pottelberghe, business unit manager at Hostbasket, which is the leading hosting company and SaaS-provider in Belgium with over 30,000 SMB customers. In a recent survey of our datacenter with over 1,000…

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Notes From the Field: Virtualization Strategy @ the customer

Last week I gave a System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 session for a Belgian partner and I had the opportunity to talk to some of the IT Pro’s who attended my session and here is an excerpt of a mail I received from one of those IT Professionals who relies on our Technology to…

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Notes From the field: Virtualization, Data Protection Manager and Operations Manager

As promised I’m writing another post about what feedback I receive from our IT Pro’s in the IT Pro Momentum Program. Hyper-V: Installing W2K8 and Hyper-V was very easy.  We’re heavily using Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 and Virtual Machine Manager, and there’s virtually no learning curve in moving to the new version.  Testing of…

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IT Pro Momentum Program Notes from the field: Vista Assessment and Myths

From now on I will post on a regular base the messages I receive from IT Professionals who are part of the IT Pro Momentum program, it’s always interesting to hear what other people say about our Technology, the first post will be about a Belgian Consultant who did an audit to see if his…

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Customer Case: Microsoft Virtualization and X64 Technology

The RPC Group, a packaging supplier with almost 30 plants in continental Europe, wanted to consolidate IT operations across multiple facilities. To streamline financial reporting and provide high availability, RPC decided to virtualize its environment by running several virtual machines on each physical server. For this purpose, RPC chose Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise…

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Are you piloting testing Microsoft Technology?

Do Need some help to test/pilot the latest Microsoft infrastructure technologies list here? Windows Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 IIS7 Forefront Edge (ISA) Forefront Client & Server Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 or Windows Server Virtualization Windows Vista MOSS 2007 System Center Windows PowerShell Network Access Protection What is the Momentum Program? Momentum is a…

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Another Major Milestone - Windows Server 2008 RC0 is Here

I’m really excited by this one because Windows Server 2008 RC0 has been Released to Web. And for the first time YOU will be able to start learn and test Windows Server Virtualization (WSV). WSV has been added as a Server Role so now YOU will be able use our Hypervisor based virtualization technology built-in…

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IT Pro Showcase

If you are already part of the Belgian IT Pro Momentum program you definitely know that we are looking for evidence of what you as an IT Pro has accomplished with one of the following technologies: Windows Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 IIS7 Forefront Edge Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 or Windows Server Virtualization HPC…

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