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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

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

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 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

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

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

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