Microsoft IFS PlugFest 27 – Calling Filter Driver Developers

We are pleased to inform you that IFS Plugfest 27has been scheduled. Here are some preliminary event details:   When Monday, March 30th to Friday, April 3rd, 2015. The event begins at 9am and ends at 6pm each day, except for Friday when it ends at 3pm.   Where Building 37, rooms 1701-1717, Microsoft Campus,… Read more

Windows Server 2012 Beta with SMB 3.0 – Demo at Interop shows SMB Direct at 5.8 Gbytes/sec over Mellanox ConnectX-3 network adapters

The Interop conference is happening this week in Las Vegas (see and Mellanox is showcasing their high-speed ConnectX-3 network adapters during the event. They are showing an interesting setup with Windows Server 2012 Beta and SMB 3.0 that shows amazing remote file performance using SMB Direct (SMB over RDMA). The short story? 5.8 Gbytes… Read more

File Server team sessions at TechEd 2012 North America

If you’re planning to attend the TechEd 2012 North America event in June, here are the scheduled sessions with speakers from the File Server team: Code Title Speaker(s) Day Time Track Level WSV328 The Path to Continuous Availability with Windows Server 2012 Gene Chellis, Jim Pinkerton Mon 4:45 PM Windows Server 300 SIA207 Windows Server… Read more

File Server Team sessions at TechEd 2011 this week

If you’re attending TechEd 2011 this week, here are sessions from the File Server team: WSV313 – Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for Application Storage, Diskless Boot, and More!Speaker(s): Jian (Jane) YanTuesday, May 17 at 5:00 PM, room: B101 WSV317 – Windows Server 2008 R2 File Services Consolidation: Technology UpdateSpeaker: Jose BarretoWednesday, 5/18 at… Read more

IFS Plugfest registrations open

The 20th edition of IFS Plugfest is now open for registrations. IFS Plugfest is an event for file system filter driver ISVs organized by the File System Filters team at Microsoft. All file system filter driver ISVs are invited to this event, which is held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington. Benefits for participants… Read more

Storage at SNW Fall 08

The Microsoft Storage Solutions Division is participated at SNW this Fall at the Gaylord Texan in Dallas, Texas.  The goals at the event were to strengthen industry awareness and enterprise credibility of Microsoft storage technologies and showcase our partners end to end solutions in the Microsoft Partner Pavilion. We highlighted partner solutions specific to virtualization,… Read more

Storage Solutions team at TechED IT Pro 2008

Storage team is bringing 8 sessions and 2 Hands-on Lab to Microsoft TechED IT Pro 2008!   Karandeep Anand, Jason Buffington, Ram Kailasanathan, Drew McDaniel and Edwin Yuen will be hosting the sessions from the Storage side. Clustering and High availability will also be there to talk about their biggest release to date – Clustering… Read more