BEWARE THE VMWARE MEMORY VTAX; PLUS–GOOD NEWS FOR HYPER-V…

Virtualization Nation, The last few weeks have been buzzing with virtualization news. Just two examples are the Windows Server “8” Hyper-V Sneak Peek at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) and VMware’s creation of the Memory vTax. WPC: A Sneak Peek at Windows Server “8” Hyper-V At WPC, I participated in a keynote and got… Read more

What to expect in the System Center Orchestrator Beta!

Hi everyone Today at TechEd North America we disclosed a lot of information about, and took System Center Orchestrator for a spin in it’s first public outing! I have posted an article over on the Orchestrator Blog site with the details about the Beta and what to expect. You can view the article here http://blogs.technet.com/b/scorch/archive/2011/05/17/what-to-expect-in-the-system-center-orchestrator-beta.aspx… Read more

New Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track Partners Double Down on Private Cloud Vision

Tech Ed North America 2011 http://bit.ly/mdfwpA kicked into high gear today with news that Cisco and NetApp are participating in Microsoft’s Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track program.   Together, NetApp and Cisco have developed a pre-validated private cloud solution for customers who want to deploy with less risk, more flexibility and choice, and more quickly.  Their solution… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit: Helping IT Organizations Empower Employee Productivity

Today Microsoft announces new IT solutions to streamline PC and device management, empower productivity and enable the modern enterprise, highlighting the release of Windows Intune, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 Beta 2 and the next version of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). See the full press release here – and download System Center Configuration Manager… Read more