TechNet Radio: Turnkey Private Cloud – Datacenter Services (DCS)

About This Video In todays’ episode, Sr. IT Pro Evangelist John Baker welcomes Microsoft Solutions Architect, Shawn LaBelle to the show. Tune in as they discuss Turnkey Private Cloud Datacenter Services. Learn which cloud delivered services is best for you, how Hyper-V and System Center 2012 fits into a Private Cloud solution as well as…


ThriveLive! Online IT Professional Virtualization Tour

Join our IT Professional Evangelists Yung Chou, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and John Baker, as they bring you the highlights of Microsoft’s great virtualization solutions. They will go from the desktop to the enterprise, starting with VHD native boot – a new feature for Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2. Next, they will move…


Webcast Series – Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

  Our team of IT Pro Evangelists including: Kevin Remde, Matt Hester, Chris Avis, Chris Henley, and Yung Chou is getting ready to start delivering a 20-part webcast series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions on January 14, 2009. The objectives of this series are not only to help you develop technical depth on various virtualization solutions…


Just Announced at TechEd in Barcelona, España: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available!!!!

  I did a post back in October titled MICROSOFT ASSESSMENT & PLANNING TOOLKIT 3.2 BETA PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.  I’m pleased to let you know that last week at TechEd in Barcelona, the RTM release of the Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) was announced. If you’re doing any planning for IT…


Now Available!!!! Windows Server 2008 Evaluation Virtual Hard Drive Images (for Hyper-V)

Are you working with Hyper-V??  Want to save some time creating virtual machines?   Then take a look at the Virtual Machine download site, there are two virtual machines available:  Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server CORE installation and Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server FULL installation.  These VHD’s are only available in English only and is only…

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 RTMs!!!!

On Monday Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. This is the next generation of Microsoft’s solution for managing the virtualized infrastructure. Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 is a key member of the System Center family and enables customers to configure and deploy new virtual machines and centrally…


MICROSOFT ASSESSMENT & PLANNING TOOLKIT 3.2 BETA PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an integrated platform with tools and guidance that make it easier for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your IT needs. It offers easy inventory, powerful assessment and actionable recommendations for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Hyper-V, Virtual Server…


Hyper-V Server 2008 Setup and Configuration Tool Guide

If you’re doing any kind of virtualization work with Hyper-V Server 2008, then you might be interested in downloading the Hyper-V Server 2008 Setup and Configuration Tool Guide.  The guide has all the information you need to setup and configure Hyper-V Server 2008.  It covers everything from setting up local administrator passwords, to details about…


Follow-up: Microsoft Virtualization Launch

I did a post back in August about the Virtualization launch.  At the time the full city schedule wasn’t there. Well now it is!!! Find out how Microsoft Windows Server 2008® with Hyper-V™, Microsoft System Center–including Virtual Machine Manager 2008—and Microsoft Desktop and Application Virtualization can help you virtualize from the data center to the…


Windows Hyper-V: Now supports up to 24 Processors!!!

JUST RELEASED!!!  This is an update to enhance the Hyper-V role’s support for processors and virtual machines.  Hyper-V will now support support up to 24 logical processors and 192 virtual machines!!! Where Do I get the Update? It’s on the Microsoft Download Center and can be downloaded from here: Update for Windows Server 2008 x64…