ANNOUCEMENT: SCU is now available on Channel 9!

I am excited to announce the partnership between SCU and Channel 9, allowing for all SCU content and the live SCU US event feed available via Channel 9. SCU 2015 US will take place 2/4/15 in Dallas, TX. This year’s event includes two live tracks, one of which will be featured on Channel 9 live,…

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VMware or Microsoft? Moving Live Virtual Machines, Same But Different

Welcome to the post and today we are going to talk about migrating virtual machines from one host to another.  Before I go any further here is something to get us on the same page: vMotion and Storage vMotion is to VMware as Live Migration is to Hyper-V For this post I will be referencing…

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20 Days of 20 Ways – Get Started with Migrating and Deploying Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure VMs

As IT Pros, we absolutely love building with new technology! In February, my fellow IT Pro Technical Evangelists and I have been worked together on an article series for Migration and Deployment of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure and System Center 2012 SP1 to help get you started. Here is the team listed…

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Migration and Deployment Series Playing Catch up!

As some of you noticed we have been delivering another series this month focusing on Deployment and Migration on several scenarios.  This post is do you caught up some of the great posts we have delivered over the last couple of weeks. 6.  Requirements for a fresh Windows Server 2012 Installation If you want to…

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Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge

The Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge provides a FREE online study group with certification exam preparation materials for quickly learning about the latest version of Windows Server! The Challenge involves a series of Knowledge Quests – starting with the Apprentice Quest below – and each Quest ends with a special completion certificate for you…

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MAP Your Plan for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Office 2013!

The Solution Accelerators team just announced the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Beta.   Join the MAP 8.0 beta. Included in MAP 8.0 Beta are hardware and infrastructure readiness assessments to assist you in planning the deployment of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, preparing your migration to Windows Azure Virtual Machines, readying…

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Free Training: Are you ready for the Microsoft Private Cloud?

On February 21 & 22 there is a 2-day virtual training event to learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start.  It is 100% free and open to the public register now! Sign up today at: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=298 Event Overview Adopting this exciting new computing…

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Get It Now: System Center 2012 RC now available for download

Go get it @ http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9796988. Here’s some bedtime reading while you watch the download, download. ======= A Microsoft private cloud dramatically changes the way your business produces and consumes IT services by creating a layer of abstraction over your pooled IT resources. This allows your datacenter to offer true infrastructure service capability as well as…

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Attention Ohio Area IT Pros, Register Now for Dayton IT Pro Camp Wed., Jan., 18, 2012

The Dayton IT Pro Camp is a FREE, daylong Camp for IT Pros featuring Microsoft Cloud Technologies. During the day, we will have presentations on Hyper-V, SharePoint, Office365 and Azure. In addition, we will have a cloud security presentation and presentations from the Vendors who have agreed to support the Dayton IT Pro Camp.  For…

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