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Virtualization and Cloud: Part 1

Aren’t we hearing this word a lot these days? In almost all the technical conversation, Technical journals and magazines, Technical conferences,.. whole world talking about Cloud. Though there are large number of Companies, group and individuals talking about Cloud, everybody has their own understanding and interpretation of Cloud. So what is Cloud Computing?? Okay, very… Read more

What is Windows Azure?

Whenever I speak to partners and customers about new Microsoft cloud platform, I always get a question “ What is Windows Azure?” and how it can help their business. I take more than 10 minutes to make them understand about Microsoft cloud strategy and all about Windows Azure. Now this 4 mins video save all… Read more

Hyper V Live Migration Network Configuration Guide: Now Available

                 If you are following my blog, couple of weeks before i posted a blog post on Live Migration Network configuration. Now its time to learn the official way to configure the Live Migration network. Microsoft has just released Hyper-V: Live Migration Network Configuration Guide. This guide describes how to configure your network to… Read more

Microsoft VDI with Citrix XenDesktop : Virtual Lab Now Available

  Microsoft® VDI        Microsoft has just released Virtual Lab for Implementing Citrix XenDesktop 4 on Hyper V R2. This lab is intended for IT Professionals who would like to deliver virtual desktop computers using Microsoft Hyper-V Server, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager and Citrix XenDesktop. Users will work through the steps to… Read more

I am Microsoft

May be I don’t say enough.. I just love this company, its culture, Diverse people.. I am just amazed to see the passion each one of us has for our customers and building products that change the world.. I am Microsoft and a proud one.. 🙂… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: Running Linux on Hyper V R2

  ——————————————————————————————————————- Message from Microsoft Virtualization Team —————————————————————————————————————— It is our endeavor to provide our customers who have Windows and non-Windows guests an enterprise class virtualization platform. Towards that end we support running Linux (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and Red Hat Enterprise Linux) on Hyper-V and provide integration components for these operating systems. This allows… Read more

Microsoft Virtualization: TechNet Resources

Hello Friends, Microsoft TechNet site for Virtualization is revamped and now a one stop page for all your technical resources related to Virtualization including: · Planning · Installation · Guidance · Best Practices · Deployment · Pre-Deployment Tools · Management · Performance · Workload Specific Guidance Visit the TechNet page here   This page… Read more

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 NOW RTM!!!!

Its a huge day for Microsoft as we made much awaited Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM today.!!!! If you are following my blog, You have noticed we have discussed a lot about features and watched the developments in release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Finally customers worldwide will be… Read more


Windows 7 Team just announced the availability of Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) on their official blog. For my non techie readers, Release Candidate means almost final version of the software Windows 7 RC (Release Candidate) will be available from April 30th for download by MSDN and TechNet subscribers. General Public can get their hands… Read more

My first post from Windows 7 Operating System

    Due to overwhelming response of Windows enthusiasts around the globe for downloading Windows 7 Beta from Microsoft site, there were some glitches in downloading experience in last few hours but has been taken care by Windows Team here in Microsoft. One more good news that initial limit of 2.5 million downloads is removed,… Read more