New Download Code for Windows Server and System Center 2012

This new location offers a new and easier download experience.  Download the bits now to try them out for free.  Plus, you can get a chance to win a Lenovo Laptop.  If you need a promo code, use: Cloud http://www.microsoft.com/click/services/Redirect2.ashx?CR_CC=200087376 You might also want to check out my post on building out your virtualization lab…

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Explore Microsoft Private Cloud To Get Stuff Free!

This is cool. Microsoft is willing to PAY you to try some software and learn some stuff. And you could also win a very slick laptop in the process. “Huh? Seriously?” Well.. in a sense. We’re announcing today an opportunity for a limited (roughly 5,000) number of people to get a $20 coupon for the…

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Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization

Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 Coming To Boston March 10th 2012 – Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn about Cloud and Virtualization. . Registration is open for the fourth annual Virtualization Deep Dive Day. Act now while you can still take advantage of the Early Bird Discount. This event will be bigger and better…

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New Download Links for System Center and Windows Server 2008 R2

  CARE: System Center 2012 Suite CARE: Deploying and Managing Windows Azure Applications CARE: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 CARE: Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 CARE: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 CARE: System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 CARE: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 MVA: Microsoft Virtual Academy Certification: Windows…

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TechNet Video: Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 3)

TechNet Video:  Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 3) Download WMV Download | WMA Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions? If you joined us you got your questions answered and here is the recording.  If you did not join us and you have other questions please join us for the next Private Cloud…

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Free TechNet Webcast Series–Private Cloud

Free TechNet Webcast Series – Private Cloud kicks of today! Click the individual sessions below to register.  Notice times are listed in PST time zone! You will NOT want to miss this… 1/18 : Register: TechNet Webcast: Career Progression: Getting Ready for the Cloud (Level 200) on 1/18/2012 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM PST….

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Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012–Call for Speakers and Sponsors

Virtualization Deep Dive Day 2012 for IT Professionals It is that time of year again! We wanted to reach out to you and invite Phd Virtual back to this year’s Virtualization Deep Dive Day event. The 4th annual Deep Dive Day conference is scheduled for Saturday, March 10th at “The Lantana”, in Randolph, MA. We…

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70-659 Certification Series – 1.1.4 Enable Hyper-V Role

Several Ways to Enable the Hyper-V Role… Command Line: DISM /online /enable-feature /featurename:Microsoft-Hyper-V Startup ocsetup Microsoft-Hyper-V PowerShell: Add-WindowsFeature Hyper-V GUI: Server Manager – Add Role – Hyper-V May use remote management to install via GUI on Server Core SCVMM – Add Host – Adding host will automatically add th Hyper-V Role Command Line, Powershell or…

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70-659 Cert Series – 1.1.1 Hyper-V Role-Identifying Hardware Requirements

70-659 Certification Series – 1.1 Installing and Configuring Host and Parent Settings: Hyper-V Role In this part of the 70-659 Certification Series we will go through the initial Installation/Setup and Configuration of Hyper-V… 1.1.1-Identifying Hardware Requirements   Silverlight is not installed or a later version is required.   Video: 5 minutes 29 seconds Download Audio…

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IT Time: Private Cloud Chat! (Episode 2)

TechNet Video: Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 2) Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3 Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions? If you attended one of the Live Private Cloud TechNet events below, hopefully we’ve inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did,…

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Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions-Private Cloud Chat

Even Better… We are planning on providing this service to you ongoing.  Watch my blog for details and schedule of upcoming chats If you attended one of our Live Private Cloud TechNet events, hopefully we inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did, you may need…

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IT Camp–Atlanta and More

Looks like IT Camps are going to continue.  There is now one scheduled in Atlanta, some details follow.  If you are interested in more local camps, post a comment with your ideas. What is an IT Camp? This will be a fast-paced, fun half-day on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. We will go through the…

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Almost Everything You Need To Know About Microsoft Private Cloud (Including, Hyper-V, Networking, HA, SCVMM, SCOM, SCO, The Rest of System Center and MORE)

Some of my friends and peers in the Central Region of the US have collaborated to put together a great blog series Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Days about the Cloud.  This has some really incredible information so I wanted to make you have the opportunity to learn from the wealth of knowledge they have…

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IT Camp-Waltham was a HUGE HIT! Recordings of Sessions now available

IT Camp – Systems Management was held on Friday, October 28, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) in Waltham, MA Even though the weather and traffic was miserable, the attendance and excitement by the attendees was nothing short of OUTSTANDING!!! We had 3 tracks going all day. Track 1: Systems Management Track 2:…

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TechNet Video: Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 1)

TechNet Video:  Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat (Episode 1) Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3 Have questions about Microsoft’s Private Cloud solutions? If you attended one of the Live Private Cloud TechNet events below, hopefully we’ve inspired you to build out your own test environment with our downloadable evaluation products. If you did,…

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TechNet Webcast-Live! IT Time-Private Cloud Chats

Register for one or more of the Private Cloud Chats: Episode 1 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 11/9/2011 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Episode 2 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 12/21/2011 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Episode 3 – Live! IT Time: Private Cloud Chat, 1/11/2012 10:00:00 AM Pacific Time Have questions about…

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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Jump Start Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification on 70-659

Microsoft Virtualization Training and Certification Get the right skills to move ahead Virtualization helps organizations save costs, increase resource availability, and improve agility. Virtualization is a rapidly growing trend in the IT marketplace and a vital step in moving your IT infrastructure to the cloud. But to get the most value, you need the right…

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Exam 70-659: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Jump Start (Online Today)

I told a bunch of people about this program in the last couple days.  I went in this morning to make sure all was well and realized that the site no longer has the registration for today’s events.  It already rolled over to next months registration .  So, here is the link to the October…

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