WINDOWS SERVER 8 SESSION VIDEO…

This session will introduce the next release of Windows Server, code-named Windows Server “8”. Microsoft will talk about the engineering investments we have done in this release along with their benefits.  This session will include lots of demos illustrating how Windows Server 8 lets our customers and partners move beyond virtualization and embrace a truly…

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Windows Server 8: The Ultimate Cloud OS

I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND you read this Jason Perlow’s blog on Windows Server 8. http://www.zdnet.com/blog/perlow/windows-server-8-the-ultimate-cloud-os/18594 Just one quote out of the article “As to be expected of a Cloud-optimized Windows Server release, many enhancements are going to come in the form of improvements to Hyper-V. And boy are they big ones. For starters, Hyper-V will…


“Windows Server 8” sneak preview

If you’re in IT you are likely pulled between an almost infinite need for more computing power to deliver business solutions and the ever increasing demands for greater agility, higher efficiency and lower costs.  Fortunately, you can now deliver on these seemingly contradictory demands by leveraging the benefits of cloud computing with our public and…

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What is Hyper-V Replica ?–Next version of Hyper-V Windows Server 8

Hyper-V Replica. Today, replication is complex to configure and often requires expensive proprietary hardware. Hyper-V Replica is asynchronous, application consistent, virtual machine replication built-in to Windows Server 8. With Hyper-V Replica, you can replicate a virtual machine from one location to another with Hyper-V and a network connection. Hyper-V Replica works with any server vendor,…

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Early peek at Windows Server 8

Three key points: 1. 16+ virtual processors within a Hyper-V VM 2. Hyper-V Replica (VM replication “in the box”) 3. Hundreds of new features coming in the Microsoft Private Cloud   Public post from Mary Jo Foley  – All about Microsoft contains all details http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/microsoft-shows-off-early-peek-at-windows-server-8/10002?tag=mantle_skin;content


Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 is now available!

Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 (which includes the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3) has been released to manufacturing (RTM). Scott M. Johnson (Program Manager in the File Server Team) has just shared via a blog post that the product is on its way to the OEMs and included quite a few details, including: Overview Three…