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Microsoft Connect: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 SP1 Beta…Download Now

Welcome to the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal (VMMSSP) 2.0 SP1 Beta program! As a Beta program member you have the opportunity to test drive the next version of VMMSSP—version 2.0 SP1! This new version includes some exciting new feature enhancements to help simplify your move to the private cloud. Give the tool… Read more

Microsoft Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit v2.0

Hello IT Professionals, Exactly a year back in May 2010 I had blogged about Microsoft PoC Jumpstart Kit v1.0 over here http://blogs.technet.com/b/aviraj/archive/2010/05/01/proof-of-concept-jumpstart-kit-v1-0.aspx Everyone liked the PoC Kit offered by Microsoft. Now, we have released Microsoft Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit v2.0. The PoC Jumpstart provides resources to deploy a desktop PoC with Windows 7, Office… Read more

Windows Azure VM Role–From IT Pro Perspective…

So here I was presenting at Windows Azure Boot Camp. I am an IT Pro Evangelist but sometimes I tend to spend time on Developer Technologies as well. Just like that I have been reading about Windows Azure for quite a long time & also discussed with the audience how can an IT Professional can… Read more

Microsoft Webcast “Ask the Experts” Series: Building Private Cloud using Hyper-V and System Center & What’s in Windows Azure for IT Professionals

This will be an “Ask the Expert” Session around Private Cloud & Windows Azure. In this session Microsoft expert speakers will answer all your questions around setting up your own Private Cloud Infrastructure using Hyper-V & System Center Management Tools. Also, we will cover how an IT PRO can still play the role with Windows… Read more

Does Microsoft Support Network Interface Card (NIC) Teaming??

First of all let’s start with what is NIC teaming? NIC teaming means grouping several physical NICs into a single logical NIC. NIC teaming enhances fault tolerance by increasing availability of a server’s network connection. Multiple network paths let you balance network traffic for better performance.  You can read more about NIC Teaming here on… Read more

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 publicly available for Download…Supported in Production Environment !!!

Yes, this is absolutely right. Microsoft just made available Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for download publicly & it is completely supported in production environment. Read more before you deploy this in your production environment… The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 provides storage (disks) over a TCP/IP network. It turns a computer running Windows Server… Read more

Windows 7 Laptop shutdown/hibernate without notification…Where is my low battery notification box???

My brother was using a Windows 7 machine and all of a sudden while he was sending an email, Windows 7 got hibernated. When he told me something like this happened, I just told him that every time the battery goes low you should be getting an low battery indicator or some balloon pop up… Read more

Download Windows Server 2008 R2 & Windows 7 Service Pack 1

As you all know Microsoft released Windows Server 2008 R2 & Windows 7 Service Pack 1. The version is 6.1 Build 7601. For the Windows 7 Client, there are no major changes included, however in Windows Server 2008 R2 we introduced 2 new features around Virtualization & Remote Desktop Services. These features are RemoteFX &… Read more

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate (KB976932) Now Available

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level, provides ongoing improvements to the Windows Operating System (OS), by including previous updates delivered over Windows Update as well as continuing incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms based… Read more

Microsoft India Webcast: Datacenter Virtualization: It’s more than a Hypervisor

Thank you all for attending this webcast. I hope you’ll enjoyed it. Resources for Datacenter Virtualization You can get the recorded webcast over here Click on Register and it will give you download option from Live Meeting Site. Evaluation Software Download Windows Server 2008 R2 Evaluation http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/trial-software.aspx Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2 Service… Read more