Windows Server 2016 – What’s new for Service Providers

Windows Server 2016 is finally released, and it’s a breakthrough version of Microsoft’s server operating system. Windows Server 2016 is packed with great new features, that make it the best-in-class IaaS platform, the most secure Windows Server ever, and the best platform for Windows-based microservices. In this series I will write about new features in…


SPLA Reporting – Adding virtualization hosts to SILA

In previous posts I've described the components of Microsoft SPLA Reporting toolset and provided a step-by-step guide how to install SILA Server in your production environment. In this post I'll show how to add virtualization hosts to SILA. You can add Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere (ESXi), Citrix XenServer, KVM and Xen virtualization hosts. I will…


Guest OS support for ASR Hyper-V 2012R2 to Azure

Hello! One of the great features for enterprises enabled by the hybrid cloud concept is a cloud disaster recovery. Native Azure solution which stands for enterprise-class DR is named Azure Site Recovery service. It supports multiple DR scenarios, including replica orchestration between two local sites, VMware and bare metal replication to Azure, Hyper-V replica. On…