Microsoft and Nutanix

Hello Again!  This is Vijay Tewari, Principal Group Program Manager for Private Cloud Solutions.  Yesterday I had the privilege of joining Nutanix on stage for the keynote of their first ever .NEXT user conference. Microsoft and Nutanix have built a solid partnership, built on jointly engineered solutions and a laser focus on customer scenarios and… Read more

SecureGUARD Unified Cloud Block platform overview

We are honored to host Helmut Otto, founder and managing director of SecureGUARD GmbH, and a Microsoft MVP. Helmut will tell us about the recently announced SecureGUARD Unified Cloud Block (UCB) FastTrack v4 solution, and will give us a good overview of this converged system and the thinking that went into its design. The SecureGUARD… Read more

Cisco and EMC VSPEX with Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track 4.0

We are honored to host as a guest blogger Rex Backman, from the data center solutions team at Cisco. Rex tells us about the Private Cloud Fast Track solution that Cisco is showing at Ignite. I am Rex Backman, and I am responsible for Microsoft oriented data center solutions at Cisco. I am glad to have… Read more

Dell PowerEdge R630 Configuration for Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track v4

We are honored to host Kristine Lindely, senior strategist in the Enterprise Solutions Group at Dell, to tell us about the new Dell PowerEdge Private Cloud Fast Track configuration that Dell is showing at Ignite. So you need to build an on-premises cloud… what now? Cloud architectures can be confusing and many IT teams don’t… Read more

Welcome to Cloud Solutions

This week, Vijay Tewari introduces the new Cloud Solution track of Building Clouds. Vijay is the Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for private cloud solutions.  You may remember Vijay from his previous role where he was responsible for overseeing System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Welcome to the Cloud Solutions track of the Building… Read more

Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Information Updated for Windows Server 2012 and System Center Service Pack 1

If you’ve ever used the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track documentation, you know that it’s the way to build out your private cloud infrastructure and fabric management system. Fast Track guidance represents a very well architected and tested solution with a proven track record. The good news is that the Fast Track document set has… Read more

Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track Information New and Improved and UPDATED

If you’ve ever used the Microsoft Private Cloud Fast Track documentation, you know that it’s the way to build out your private cloud infrastructure and fabric management system. Fast Track guidance is represents a very well architected and tested solution with a proven track record. The good news is that the Fast Track document set… Read more