Early Experts is a great way to enhance your Windows Server 2012 R2 skills…

Microsoft Early Experts is a free, online study group for virtualization professionals who want to extend their Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center and Microsoft Azure knowledge with official Microsoft certifications. We've organized our high-impact learning resources into online Knowledge Quests that include concise videos, prescriptive study materials and hands-on practice with real products. Complete the weekly…


Win an XBOX ONE while enhancing your Windows Server and System Center skills with Cloudwalker!

Courtesy of Blain Barton http://www.questofthecloudwalker.com/ Hark beleaguered IT Professionals! We know of the evils which plague you daily—mountains of help desk tickets, crashing computers, ridiculous requests from management, and far, far worse. But fear not, for we have felt your misery and despair, and created a fantastical world where you can use your hard-earned knowledge…


Virtualizing Your Data Center with Hyper-V and System Center

Free online event with live Q&A: https://aka.ms/virtDC Wednesday, February 19th from 9am – 5pm PST If you're new to virtualization, or if you have some experience and want to see the latest R2 features of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V or Virtual Machine Manager, join us for a day of free online training with live Q&A…


Windows Azure Pack (WAP) Resources

Recently a couple of Microsoft MVP’s (Hans Vredevoort Twitter: @hvredevoort and Marc van Eijk Twitter: @_marcvaneijk) put a post up on TechNet with a mountain of Windows Azure Pack resources from scattered locations. Its really worth checking out. See more here


NEW Mini Posters Available

Check out this new set of mini-posters highlighting the key private cloud storage and virtualization technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2. Download the collection here: http://msft.it/6184eig2


Solartech Virtualization Specialist Training and Certification Program

Discounted Training courtesy of Solartech, an award wining Microsoft and Certified Training Partner. It's time for Virtualization. In an increasingly multi-hypervisor world, more and more IT organizations are using Hyper-V from Microsoft. With nearly two-thirds of businesses on more than one virtualization platform, adding Hyper-V to your wheelhouse can help improve your career options and…


Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager is Now Generally Available

Protecting application availability – especially against threats like regional disasters – can be a high-cost endeavor involving complex planning and the need to remotely monitor service availability.  This cost and complexity results in many applications which could benefit from protection going unprotected today. Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager helps protect your on premises applications by…


Server Virtualization with Hyper-V and System Center

This course provides the training that can help you prepare for the Microsoft Specialist Exam 74-409: Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. For a limited time, you can register here to take the exam for free (see FAQfor details). The exam and course will prove your ability to deploy and manage a…