New User Group in Atlanta: Atlanta Messaging, Mobility & Virtualization User Group

If you’re an IT Professional in the Atlanta area and you’re involved in messaging, mobility or virtualization then you need to join this group!!! From the home page of the user group: AVMPros members will have access to a document library filled with useful articles about anything concerning Virtualization & Unified Communications. Two very important…


ANNOUNCEMENT: Microsoft HYPER-V SERVER 2008 R2 BETA – Available Today!!!!

If you’re working with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 you might be interested to know that Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 Beta is available for DOWNLOAD.  Couple of things to note: This is a pre-release version of Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 and NOT intended to be used in a production environment. Hyper-V Server 2008 R2…


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…


US Virtualization Roadshow: Register Now!!!

Get Hands-On With Virtualization—On Us!!! Attend the event that lets you touch, talk about, and experience Microsoft® virtualization solutions. Hear from Microsoft virtualization experts on how Microsoft uses virtualization in its own data centers. Dive into robust hands-on labs and gain a technical understanding of the Microsoft virtualization strategy. Then, take home a valuable set…


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…


Sign-up for TechDays in Atlanta!!!!! Virtualization, Enterprise Search, Windows Vista, PowerShell and Group Policy Preferences

VIRTUALIZATION AND ENTERPRISE SEARCH Tuesday, September 23, 2008 | REGISTER > Join us for a series of demonstrations and technical discussions about virtualization and enterprise search. We’ll explore the powerful new Windows Server 2008 virtualization platform and data center management solutions, while covering the benefits of Microsoft’s integrated Hyper-V and System Center product families. We’ll…