TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café – Hyper-V Backup solution from Veeam

Virtualization has become the norm in most IT shops today.  Backup can be a bit more challenging in this world of virtualization.  In the “old” days, an IT Admin would install backup agents on every server and perform backups to a central backup server (or set of servers).  In the virtualization world, one could still…


Migration and Deployment: Free Tools for Windows Deployment – and a light touch deployment demo (Part 2 of 19)

At 7:00 AM on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013, Kevin Remde posted Part 2 of 19 in the Upgrade and Deployment Blog Series that focuses on some free tools for Windows Deployment.  There are usually multiple options for deploying a new Operating System – manual installation by physically visiting each computer, fully automated installation (zero touch…


Upgrade and Migration: Requirements for a fresh install of Windows 8 (Part 1 of 19)

In by now, I’m sure everyone has seen commercials and pricing on lots of new computers, laptops and tablets with Windows 8 preinstalled. If you’re not in the market to buy a new computer, but want to get to Windows 8 installed on your existing computer, then you’ll need to know the requirements and options….


New Blog Series: Migration and Deployment

in January, we did a blog series called 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud.  We got a lot of great feedback and so we decided to continue doing a new series each month.  For February, we are focusing on Migration and Deployment. We decided to give ourselves the weekends off on this series, so…