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Comeback Post–My thoughts on Enterprise Mobility

  Okay.. After two years of asylum, I decided to come back to Blogosphere ( Homeland eh?) as I was finding 140 characters were too less to communicate my thoughts. If you’ve been following me on Twitter you know I have changed roles in Microsoft and now taken up role of Technology Solutions Specialist for… Read more

Coming back Soon…

Dear all, I know I’ve been kind of away for an extended period from blogging, there has been quite a lot of things which kept me busy here at Microsoft, ofcourse changing role in the company was one of them. Now that I have quite settled down and started matching up with the pace of… Read more

Microsoft Surface Keynote now available on Demand

  If you were not hooked up to your twitter timeline or Live blogging sites about Microsoft Media Conference at Los Angeles yesterday, You can watch the Keynote session on demand  where Microsoft announced Microsoft Surface Tablet devices for Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro. for more information, please visit and check out the… Read more

Hyper V in Windows Server 2012 at TechEd 2012

At TechEd North America, which is happing right now in Orlando, Microsoft has demoed some great features of Hyper V in Windows Server 2012. There are a few demos you’ve got to see: 64 virtual processors in a VM 985,000 IOPs from a single Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V VM o    4k Random IO; Queue Depth… Read more

All New Windows Server ‘8’ Hyper V Component Architecture Poster

Microsoft has just released brand new Windows Server ‘8’ Hyper V Component architecture poster, if you haven’t seen it yet, you can download it from following link DOWNLOAD NOW Cheers, Iftekhar tweetmeme_url = ‘ architecture-poster.aspx’;… Read more

System Center 2012 Support for “Windows Server 8 Beta” CTP Now available

  While we are gearing up for General availability of System Center 2012, SC product group is constantly working on new capabilities and features to be included in future releases. Last Friday, Microsoft announced CTP (Community Technology Preview) version of an update to System Center 2012 which supports “Windows Server 8 Beta” This update is… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2012 : Las Vegas, Here I Come, Again!

This is the time of the year when anybody who works on Microsoft Virtualization and System Center technologies gets excited about Microsoft Management Summit which happens every year where thousands of IT PROs joins to share knowledge, exchange ideas, indulge in networking and get to do some deep dive technical learning on new technologies and… Read more

Online Workshop: Automated Audit of Windows, UNIX and Linux Servers with Operations Manager 2007 R2

My colleague Nikunj is delivering an online workshop for our Microsoft partners on Automating Audit of Windows, UNIX and Linux Servers with Operations Manager 2007 R2, Please feel free to register for the event using the link below if interested. Presenter Information First Name: Nikunj Last Name: Kansara Email: Topic Information Primary Track: Systems… Read more

Sneak Peak into Hyper V vNext in ‘Windows Server 8’

If you haven’t seen it already, we gave a sneak peak into next release of Hyper V coming with “Windows Server 8” at Worldwide partner conference last week. We only demonstrated 2 of hundreds of features which is going to be available with next release of Hyper V to help your Private Cloud initiatives. You… Read more

Bollywood Bytes: My first Windows Phone App

I am happy to announce my first app for Windows Phone 7 is now available at Marketplace. I am not really a professional developer but I like coding and this time I took the opportunity to brush up some of my programming knowledge from my school and college days. Please review and provide feedback at… Read more