Backup & Site Recovery (OMS)

We have recently announced the GA for our Backup & Site Recovery (OMS) in Azure Resource Manager, and I would like to use this opportunity to level set on what we are bringing, as well as give you some context and a real kick-start into deploying these resources. Context Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) made its… Read more

Enabling Chargeback in a Service Provider Cloud by Kristian Nese

If you read Michael Lubanski’s article on whether you have a private cloud or not, you’ll understand that in order to actually have a “cloud” you need to enable the five essential characteristics of cloud computing. If you don’t meet those requirements, it’s not a bad thing – it just means that you don’t have… Read more

Configure NIC teaming and QoS with VMM 2012 SP1 by Kristian Nese

NIC Teaming is a new feature included in the Windows Server 2012 operating system that allows you to team any two NICs. It doesn’t matter if the NICs are different speeds or from different vendors. Windows Server 2012 will team any two NICs and support for NIC Teaming is completely Microsoft’s responsibility – you don’t… Read more

Understanding the Microsoft Private Cloud Whitepaper by Kristian Nese

If you haven’t read any of Kristian Nese’s work, then you’re in for a treat! Kristian is a Microsoft MVP and an accomplished cloud computing professional who really groks the Microsoft cloud . Kristian has a unique ability to separate the wheat from the chaff and get to what’s important and interesting about cloud computing…. Read more

Kristian Nese Explains Private Cloud Technical Concepts

As I made clear in my two talks at TechDays 2012 in Belgium this week, private cloud computing is all about providing services to the consumers of your cloud infrastructure. This service providers approach is critical since in the future you, as a member of your corporate IT department, will be in direct competition with… Read more