Download Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC)

The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, will offer businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware, cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and helps IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently. Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC): Takes you beyond virtualization Delivers the power of many…


Free eBook: Introducing Windows Server 2012

We are excited to announce the most recent free eBook offered by Microsoft Press. Introducing Windows Server 2012, by Mitch Tulloch, is now ready for free download! Please see the links below to download one or all of the available formats. Table of Contents Chapter 1 The business need for Windows Server 2012 The rationale…


Your Windows – Connected to the Cloud Video

See how your people, files, and settings are connected and up to date across your devices in the video at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/cloud-connected Read my favorites blogs: Designing a backup less Exchange 2010 Architecture Step by step guide for upgrading Active Directory from Microsoft Windows 2003 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Exchange 2010 CAS Array –…


Windows 8 – Do More–video

See how to do some common tasks in Windows 8 in the video at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/get-started?page=vid1 Read my favorites blogs: Designing a backup less Exchange 2010 Architecture Step by step guide for upgrading Active Directory from Microsoft Windows 2003 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Exchange 2010 CAS Array – Steps and Recommendations Appear Offline in…


Check out Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell (pre-release)

Wanted to write a quick post about a tool that can help you find and catalogue various PowerShell scripts that are scattered on various online communities or – possibly – your internal company network shares. The tool is called Microsoft Script Explorer for Windows PowerShell and has entered the public Beta 1 stage now. Download…


Log Parser Studio

Log Parser Studio is a utility that allows you to search through and create reports from your IIS, Event, EXADB and others types of logs. It builds on top of Log Parser 2.2 and has a full user interface for easy creation and management of related SQL queries. Anyone who regularly uses Log Parser 2.2…


Best Practices for Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server® 2008 R2 Hyper V™

Many organizations today rely on some degree of virtualization. Whether it is a few virtual machines running on a single physical computer or a whole server farm across multiple root servers, virtualization optimizes investment in hardware and network infrastructure by: • Increasing the utilization of underused hardware. • Improving server availability. • Reducing IT costs….


Windows 8 Consumer Preview

It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. And it’s your chance to be one of the first to try it out. Get it now at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-8/consumer-preview Read my favorites blogs: Designing a backup less Exchange…


The most comprehensive solutions for the cloud on earth

Get this solution at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud/default.aspx?fbid=4RvYE8ymqJD Read my favorites blogs: Designing a backup less Exchange 2010 Architecture Step by step guide for upgrading Active Directory from Microsoft Windows 2003 to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Microsoft Exchange 2010 CAS Array – Steps and Recommendations Appear Offline in Microsoft Office Communicator Server 2007 Microsoft Exchange 2010 Test cases…


FREE – Microsoft Private Cloud Training–March rotation

Adopting this exciting new computing paradigm provides a whole new landscape of technology and career direction for IT professionals. Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft System Center 2012 team have partnered to bring you an exciting opportunity to learn what you need to know to deploy, manage and maintain Microsoft’s private cloud solution. Leveraging the popular…