TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Virtualization: Did You Know…

Kevin Remde welcomes Varun Chhabra to the show as they kick off their three part “Virtualization: Did you Know…” series which will discuss facts and facets of Microsoft’s Virtualization solution that, if you are currently using some other virtualization platform, you probably didn’t know but definitely should. [2:13] Back in August VMware held their annual…


TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Live VM Migration in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze, are back for part 2 of their "Hyper-V from a VMware admin’s perspective" series and in today’s episode they look at live VM migration in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and how this compares to VMware’s service offerings.   [3:08] What is Live VM Migration and how is this comparable…

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Why Windows Server 2012 R2: The Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Experience Step-by-Step

In Windows Server 2012 we introduced a new version called Windows Server 2012 Essentials edition.  The Essentials server is very flexible and easy-to-use.  This was a server solution that was primarily designed and priced for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices.  This provided a great first server for many customers, as…

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TechNet Radio: Hybrid Cloud Integrated Storage with StorSimple and Windows Azure

Today I welcome Marc Farely from StorSimple, a cloud integrated storage which provides primary storage, backup and disaster recovery to your on-premise datacenter. Tune in as we discuss the benefits of a hybrid cloud solution as well as how StorSimple can drastically cut storage costs and increase data protection for enterprises.  Visit StorSimple’s website and…


Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

Build your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value)   Twenty-Five First Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ($150.00…


TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Networking Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Back for Part 3 of the “Building a Hybrid Cloud” series, Keith Mayer and myself chat about and demo the latest networking enhancements made in Windows Server 2012 R2. [1:36] Series Review [10:11] What specifically has been enhanced to make Networking better in Windows Server 2012 R2? [20:22] DEMO: Dynamic Load Balancing across NIC teams…


Why Windows Server 2012 R2: Step-by-Step Workplace Join, Bringing Peace of Mind for BYOD

In Kevin Remde post this week he talked about many new features for Windows Server 2012 R2 Active directory.  You can find his great post here: What’s New for Active Directory in Server 2012 R2.  One of the new functionalities he mentioned was Workplace Join.  Workplace join allows you to deal with the explosion of…

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Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective – Managing Virtual Machine Hardware Resources (Part 1)

My good friend, Keith Mayer welcomes Andy Syrewicze, a Virtual Systems Administrator from Trivalent Group to the show as they kick off a multi-part series that examines Microsoft Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s perspective. In this episode they’ll showcase the differences between managing virtual machine hardware resources. [3:10] As an experienced VMware Admin, what’s some…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Hyper-V Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Keith Mayer and myself are back for part 2 of our Building a Hybrid Cloud series and in today’s episode we showcase the latest Hyper-V enhancements made in Windows Server 2012 R2. [1:36] Series Review and Windows Server 2012 Scalability [8:17] With all of these scalability features already built into Windows Server 2012, what could…