IT Camp deck and resources: Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud

Thank you to those who attended my IT Camp event on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud today in Chicago IL. I certainly enjoyed discussing cloud migration scenarios with everyone! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our sessions today, as well as a set of additional resources that…


Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Getting Started with On-demand Private Clouds using Windows Azure Pack (Part 23)

This article is part 23 in our continuing series on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud by our US IT Pro team. After you've read this article, be sure to catch all of the other articles in our series! As I’ve been traveling and speaking to IT Pros about the great scalability, resiliency and offerings…


TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Virtualization

In part 4 of our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”  series, Blain Barton and Keith Mayer tackle the topic of virtualization in a Hybrid Cloud environment.  Tune in as they discuss how virtualization is no longer constrained to the physical capacity of an on-premise environment and then showcase some tools and techniques that are…


TechNet Radio: (Part 11) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Service Management Automation

Today we continue our "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series,  and in this episode Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze, show us how we can manage large amounts of resources in an automated and standardized way.  Tune in as they showcase Service Management Automation (SMA) as well as Microsoft Azure Automation which allows you to automate the…


TechNet Radio: (Part 10) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Azure Pack Remote Console Support

In our ongoing "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze, are back and in today’s episode they showcase the Windows Azure Pack Remote Console. Tune in for this in-depth, demo heavy episode as they show us how to configure a remote desktop gateway for VM console access. [5:50] Let’s discuss Remote Console…


TechNet Radio: (Part 9) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – How does Networking work in Hyper-V?

In Part 9 of our  "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss how networking is supported in Hyper-V. Tune in as they take a look at different network approaches from NIC Teaming , Standard vSwitches vs. Distributed (Logical vSwitches) vs. Network Virtualization (HNV). [2:38]  NIC Teaming, Standard vSwitches vs….


TechNet Radio: (Part 8) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Supported Guest Operating Systems

In this installment of our "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss support for guest operating systems in Hyper-V. Tune in as they go in depth on supported server and client operating systems as well demo for us how Linux is supported in Hyper-V. [5:08]  What does “supported” mean…


TechNet Radio: (Part 7) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Dynamic Workload Balancing

Continuing their “Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series,Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze show us how to dynamically optimize and manage our virtual machine environment with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Tune in as they discuss and demo intelligent placement, and dynamic and power optimization capabilities. [3:10]  What is dynamic workload balancing and…


Step-by-Step: Build Your Cloud with System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure

April 11, 2014: Updated to include additional resources … Now, take Build Your Cloud on-the-go with Windows Phone! Are you virtualizing your servers? Yes, of course! Are you spending less time managing your servers as a result?  Hmm … No! Server Virtualization is Great, But … Server virtualization has been a great set of technologies…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 6) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Disaster Recovery with Hyper-V Replica

In today’s installment of our  “Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze explore disaster recovery and how Hyper-V Replica can help assist your DR efforts. Tune in as they take us through some common DR scenarios as well as demo for us Hyper-V Replica and Azure’s Hyper-V Recovery Manager. [3:23]…