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PTS Power Start Workshop : Understanding the Latest Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 R2, SharePoint 2010 and Exchange 2010

Dear Microsoft Partners, My team is delivering some great webinars on Microsoft System Center technologies. In our continuous effort to ramp up our Microsoft partners on Microsoft technologies we are bringing some interesting of 1:Many Technical Webinars. If you are partner company focused on Systems management and networking and would like to learn more about… Read more

Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 3): Adding an update server and enable orchestrated update management

This article is cross posted from my original post on PTS Official Blog See the first two parts of this series here: Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 1): What’s new with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 2): Creation of a Hyper-V Cluster Using VMM 2012… Read more

Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 2): Creation of a Hyper-V Cluster Using VMM 2012

This article is cross posted from my original post on PTS Official Blog See part one of this series here:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 1): What’s new with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Before you start deploying cloud and services, we need to first start prepare the fabric. A cloud can… Read more

Private Cloud Management with VMM 2012 (Part 1): What’s new with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

This article is cross posted from my original post on PTS Official Blog I have been delivering a lot of sessions on the all-new VMM 2012 lately to both external and internal audiences, so I thought of sharing some information with our online community as well. I am putting together a 3-part series of blog… Read more

My HTC Mozart is craving for some Mango..

My HTC Mozart is craving for some Mango.. Coming this Holiday season.       tweetmeme_source = ‘iftekharh’; tweetmeme_service = ‘bit.ly’; tweetmeme_url = ‘http://blogs.technet.com/b/iftekhar/archive/2011/05/25/my-htc-mozart-is-craving-for-some- mango.aspx’;… Read more

Hello World: www.iftekharhussain.com

Finally I bought my own domain name which was pending for quite some time now. I was surprised to see even though my name is quite a common name, nobody has acquired it yet and I didn’t want to leave this opportunity to let it go to anybody else. So I am glad to announce… Read more

Configuring DirectAccess™ using Forefront UAG 2010 SP1

I am really a great fan of DirectAccess and use it all the time to connect back to my corporate network when I am at home, traveling and sometimes even when I am on vacation . I know being a Infrastructure consultant, I do not cover much on core Windows Server technologies like BranchCache and… Read more

Datacenter Automation using System Center : Part 2 : Register NOW

Microsoft Partners, if you have joined our web seminar today for Datacenter Automation using System Center : Part 1, you must have seen some cool demos how you can do an automated provisioning of Virtual Machines by triggering a workflow from System Center Service Manager and using Opalis to initiate a VM creation using VMM… Read more

Get Started with RemoteFX Deployment

      This article is cross posted from my original post on PTS Official Blog Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is getting momentum and more and more organizations are looking at VDI to provide Operating system environment to their users. One of the challenges that VDI is facing today is to be able to provide the… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit 2011: Las Vegas Here I come.

Hello Everybody, This is again a part of year where Microsoft reaches out to all its customers, partners, IT Pros and developers through its back to back technical conferences with some great announcements, Technical Sessions and demonstrations of its latest and cutting edge products and solutions. Year 2011 will start with Microsoft Management Summit 2011… Read more