Microsoft Azure Stack TP1 – our top tips

  UPDATE: I have now moved our UK Azure Stack content to our new team site:  please use this Blog for all our Hybrid Cloud and Azure Stack info.   Recently myself and colleagues have received a lot of interest about Azure Stack TP1 and we are running briefings on a regular basis in…


Summary of Windows Server 2016 TP5 content

Windows Server and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 5 is now available Windows Server 2016 is the cloud-ready operating system that delivers new layers of security and Azure-inspired innovation for the applications and infrastructure that power your business.  Try it and see for yourself how Windows Server 2016 can help: Reduce business risk with new…


Anyone still reading this Blog of mine?

Do people still read blogs, I’m considering starting up again – Hybrid Cloud, Azure Stack and Azure related…comments please?


Links I post to people on a daily basis

Remote Desktop Manager Windows Server Catalogue Microsoft Virtual Academy Has it really been two years since my last post?  Anybody left who hasn't removed me from their feed?


RSAT tools are now available

  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. Technorati Tags: RSAT,Hyper-V


ISCSI Target 3.3 for all Windows

The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target has been available for production use as part of Windows Storage Server since early 2007. It has also been available for development and test use by MSDN and TechNet subscribers starting in May 2009. However, until now, there was no way to use the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target in production…


Guest clustering…

  Ever wondered what Microsoft supports when you run a guest OS in a cluster on VMware, Elden makes it all clear over on the clustering blog   Technorati Tags: VMware,fail-over clustering


MAP 5.0

Checkout the ‘How-to’ videos as well on this site: The new Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 is now available for download!  MAP 5.0 is an agentless tool designed to simplify and streamline the IT infrastructure planning process across multiple scenarios through network-wide automated discovery and assessments. This Solution Accelerator performs an inventory…


Do you want Dynamic memory and RemoteFX?

…if you do then the beta of SP1 can be downloaded from here: as announced at the Partner conference in Washington DC, see the Windows Server blog for more details. Highlights of the two key features: Dynamic memory lets Hyper-V administrators pool available memory on a physical host and dynamically distribute it to any…


Private Cloud – SCVMM SSP v2.0

There have been a few names over the last few months for this technology, the final name is now Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 Links and more details can be found on the Virtualization portal Today customers can begin their journey to the private cloud by deploying the Microsoft products and technologies…