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Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta F&Qs

    Service Pack 1 Beta If you haven’t seen it already, Microsoft has released an FAQ document related to Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 BETA Notable thing here is this one:- Q. Can I upgrade from the beta builds to the final build of SP1? A. No. You will have… Read more

Guidance on updating Service Pack 1 for Hyper V Dynamic Memory and remote FX

I have been getting lots of questions from customers and partners about what are the guidance on updating Service Pack 1 for Server 2008 R2 to enable Dynamic Memory and Remote FX for Virtual Machines on Hyper V. I have been discussing them verbally and now we have a official guidance released by Virtualization product… Read more

Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX NOW AVAILABLE for Evaluation with SP1

      If you are waiting for the Service Pack 1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows7 to evaluate Hyper V Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX, your wait is over Today at Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington DC, we announced the availability of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self Service Portal 2.0 RC Released

  Looking for a solution that helps you reduce IT costs, while increasing agility for your organization? System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Servicing Portal 2.0 lets you build the foundation for an on-premise cloud infrastructure, enabling you to deliver IT as a service for your organization. Using SSP, you can respond more effectively—and at a… Read more

Presenting in TechEd 2010 North America

Its always a great experience presenting in Microsoft’s premier conference like TechEd, this year TechEd at New Orleans, LA was really special as we as a company has released so many new products last year and it was the time to demonstrate and educate the IT PRO and Developer community about all of them. A… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: Hyper V best practices

Are you deploying or planning to deploy Hyper V Virtualization in production and need guidelines how you can design the best in class infrastructure with optimum utilization of resources. As a Technology Advisor, I often get the request from customers and partners who are doing real life deployments for best practices and guidelines for Hyper… Read more

Virtual Partner Tech Days UK: Windows 7 Deployment

  Virtual Partner Tech Days is currently in progress in EMEA (27-29 April, 2010), I will be presenting a Webcast on Windows 7 deployment on 29th April. If you are a Microsoft certified or Gold Certified Partner in UK and interested in latest deployment enhancements for Windows 7, please join my session on Windows 7:… Read more

Presenting experience at Microsoft TechEd India 2010

Hello everybody, yeah yeah.. i know its been a while i blogged,    actually was kinda really busy with loads of things, To name a few: Regular Virtualization demos and presentation for customers and Partners. Presentation preparation for Tech-Ed India 2010. Will be delivering a presentation on Windows 7 deployment in Virtual Tech Days for UK… Read more

Deploying Hyper-V R2 and NetApp

Just came across a great article on deploying Hyper V R2 with NetApp with some specific guidance setting up High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions. Our partners over at NetApp and Avanade have written an article discussing a real world deployment of hundreds of virtual machines on Hyper-V R2 and what they learned. This article… Read more

We Listen : Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX Coming Soon to Hyper V

Microsoft Virtualization Hour is currently in progress and lots of announcements is made to day with respect to Microsoft Virtualization. Following Announcement is made : (from PressPass) New VDI promotions available for qualified customers to choose from today. Microsoft and Citrix Systems are offering the “Rescue for VMware VDI” promotion, which allows VMware View customers… Read more