SCSM 2012 Event Dashboard (ExpIT)

ExpIT released version 1.3 of the ExpIT Event dashboard for SCSM 2012. This version is now available for download from New Features in version 1.3 include: · Support for Windows 8 & Windows Server 2012 · New team Progress tab showing ticket load per analyst or team · New watch List tab to monitor…

Installing Windows Server 2012 (step by step)

Great post for installing Windows Server 2012 on

Comparing Cloud Storage Providers in 2013

Today, Nasuni introduced our 2013 State of Cloud Storage report. It’s an in-depth look at the major publicly available Cloud Storage Providers (CSPs) along the dimensions of performance, availability and scalability and Microsoft Windows Azure is rated as #1

Technical Documentation AND Technical Scenarios for System Center 2012 SP1

SC2012SP1_SuppConfig.docx Download SC2012SP1_SuppConfig.pdf Download SC2012SP1_UpgradeSequencing.docx Download SC2012SP1_UpgradeSequencing.pdf Download Technical Documentation Download for System Center 2012 – Operations Manager This page lists the technical documentation downloads that are available for the Operations Manager component of System Center 2012. Technical Documentation Download for System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager This page lists the technical documentation downloads…

MVA new tracks

Check out the new tracks: Licensing Windows 8 Operating and Managing a Secure Windows 8 Environment Overview of Windows Azure Virtual Machines (IaaS) Planning and Preparing for Windows 8 Windows 8 for IT Pros Jump Start Windows Intune – Deploy Windows Intune – Manage & Operate Windows Intune – Plan Windows Server 2012 Jump Start:…

Service Manager Mobile Clients "Demo Versions"

A great application by our partner (LINKdotNET) for System Center Service Manager… Windows Phone 7 : Windows 8 : iOS :

Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Guidance Set

A great documentation set, the reference implementation guidance: Lab-tested and validated guidance for implementing multiple Microsoft products and technologies with hardware that meets specific, minimum, hardware vendor-agnostic requirements. Customers can use this guidance to implement a private cloud solution with hardware they already own or purchase.  The guidance set consists of the following downloadable documents:…

Everything You Wanted to Know about SR-IOV in Hyper-V – by John Howard

Part 1: Part 1 discusses emulated versus software devices, the prosand cons and constraints of each and why Microsoft is investing in SR-IOV. —————————————————————————————————– Part 2: Part 2 discusses the SR-IOV standard, physical functions(PFs) virtual functions (VFs) and the hardware requirements to make SR-IOV evenpossible. —————————————————————————————————– Part 3: Part 3 discusses device…

Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Solution Accelerator

The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) Solution Accelerator is a Microsoft-supported, stand-alone solution for the IT pro or solution provider who wants to convert VMware-based virtual machines and disks to Hyper-V based virtual machines and disks. You can download from here