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What’s new with SP1 for VMM 2008 R2

This article is cross posted from my post on PTS Official Blog   As you all know that SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 just gone RTM adding two new virtualization capabilities: Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX Let’s first understand these capabilities in details. Dynamic Memory: An enhancement to Hyper-V R2, Dynamic Memory… Read more

PTS Workshop : Deploy VDI using RDS

  Dear Partners, As you know, the PTS teams are available to help you accelerate your sales cycle, win against the competition, reduce development costs, lessen your time-to-market, and architect and deploy successful solutions. Partner Technical Services is now offering a workshop on how to deploy Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) using Remote Desktop Services (RDS)…. Read more

PTS Blog: Private Cloud– Part 2

Part 2 of the series on Private cloud posted on GPS Blog In my last blog post, I talked about the how Virtualization plays a vital role in setting up a Cloud infrastructure and enables the kind flexibility, elasticity, and automation which cloud services requires. I also mentioned about Microsoft Hyper V Cloud offerings which… Read more

PTS Blog: Private Cloud–Part 1

Here is the my blog post which i wrote for PTS blog Hello Everyone and welcome to the PTS Blog. My name is Iftekhar Hussain, and I am a Partner Technical Consultant here in the Microsoft Partner Technical Services team specializing in Virtualization technologies. Today I would like to talk about how Microsoft Virtualization can… Read more

Introducing Official PTS Blog

As most of you know I work for Microsoft Global Partner Services focusing on Microsoft partners helping then design and develop Microsoft Virtualization Solutions for our customers. I am glad to inform that now we have launched our official team blog last week to communicate with our partners in a whole new way. Most of… Read more

Must attend Virtualization and Cloud Sessions at TechEd Europe 2010

TechEd Europe 2010 is starting next week in Berlin, Germany (Nov 8-12) and there are more than 500 sessions covering the entire breadth of Microsoft Technologies scheduled to be running back to back. Its an great opportunity for attendees to learn cutting edge technologies, network with fellow attendees and meet Microsoft Employees and discuss your… Read more

Tech-Ed Europe 2010: Deutschland (Germany), here I come.

  Yes, I’ve been missing from blogosphere for quite some time now, was busy with lots going on in personal and professional life If you have been following me on twitter and read my last blog posts, I have been pretty busy with regular engagements with the partners including delivering Practice Accelerator. The other thing… Read more

Practice Accelerator for Microsoft® Server Virtualization with Advanced Management

    If you’ve been following me on Twitter , You may have seen some recent tweets about Microsoft Practice Accelerator for Server Virtualization and Advance Management which i have been delivering to Microsoft partners. In my opinion its a great workshop and will help the partners in developing a Virtualization practice in their organization… Read more

Enable Hardware settings in BIOS to run Hyper V

I would be lying if I say that i don’t get this question anymore from our customers and partners. I just bought a new server and it appears to have a multitude of BIOS options for virtualization. Which BIOS options should be enabled and/or disabled to use with Hyper-V? I recently received a well drafted… Read more

Microsoft VDI : Whitepapers and FAQs

With the words like VDI catching up real fast in IT world, Curosity among customers and partners about this new way of deploying Windows has increased. About 40 percent of the time whenever I am in a conversation with customer and partners that relates to Virtualization, we talk about VDI and what are the best… Read more