Week of December 2: a little light reading, converting VMs, and VDI planning

Greetings, all, Perhaps it’s having three on-campus events for Windows Server/System Center MVPs this year (most recently with the Summit from November 18-20) but I feel like I blinked and it became December. Here’s your look at what MVPs have been up to lately. For many, holidays are approaching, and some use the holidays as…


Week of October 28: GA of Windows Server/System Center (and getting started) and new RDP clients for iOS, Android, and OSX

Greetings, all, It’s been a little while since I was able to publish one of these roundups. Not because of any lack of great content from the MVPs, I’m afraid, but in getting ready for the MVP Summit later this month it suddenly became November. Please check out the links below (arranged by MVP expertise)…


Week of September 16: Testing Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM, learning PowerShell, new KBs, and how to test remoting protocol performance

As you’ve heard, RTM of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 are now available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. If you’re trying out Windows Server, the MVPs have you covered with tips on using PowerShell, optimizing Group Policy, advice for clustering, and even  tips on specing and building a lab based on a Hyper-V-based…

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Week of July 1: New blogs from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Greetings, all, I’m back from TechEd in Madrid. It was a great time: I had the opportunity for some in-depth discussions with WS/SC MVPs and customers, the sessions were great, and I got to practice my Spanish. (Oh, yes, and the food was phenomenal.) Since we just finished TechEd, this week’s roundup includes a lot…


Week of June 19: New blog posts from WS/SC MVPs

Hi, all, This weekend, I’m off to TechEd Madrid (I’ll be in the Hyper-V booth Tuesday and Wednesday morning if you’d like to say hello). Before I go, here’s our regular roundup of new blogs from Windows Server and System Center MVPs, This week, those blogs include a new script for updating VHDs, technical guidance…


Week of April 8: New blogs from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Hi, all, Christa Anderson here with your latest blogs from Windows Server and System Center MVPs. It must be spring: Microsoft Management Summit is this week in Las Vegas (with several MVPs presenting or participating in Birds of a Feather sessions) and several MVPs announced that they were renewed as MVPs on April 1. Seattle even had…


Week of March 25: New blogs from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Hi, all, Christa Anderson here with this week’s MVP blog update. Here’s a quick overview of what the MVPs have in store for you this week. Check the blog links below for details. In how-to news this week, Roberto di Lello and Darren Mar-Elia posted blogs and videos about using Group Policy, Aidan Finn explains…


Week of March 11: New blogs from Windows Server and System Center MVPs

Greetings, all, Christa Anderson here with another MVP blog roundup. This week, MVPs have created lots of new resources. For example, for those interested in Remote Desktop Services, there’s the latest edition of the “VDI Smackdown” (a vendor-neutral analysis of VDI offerings), an evaluation of Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012, and a new TechNet…


Week of February 25: New from Windows Server/System Center MVPs

Hi, all,  We took a week off for MVP Summit but we’re now back with this week’s installment of blogs from our Windows Server/System Center MVPs. Several MVPs posted technical how-to articles for high availability for various workloads, as well as book recommendations (Spanish and English) and pointers to new KB articles, hotfixes, and rollups. Some…

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Week of Feburary 11: New from Windows Server/System Center MVPs!

Hi, all, Christa Anderson here with this week’s roundup of MVP blogs and articles. It’s a good time to learn more about Hyper-V, both on its own and in combination with System Center Virtual Machine Manager, especially around virtualized networking. Read about using (and installing) SCOM, MVP top picks for Config Manager 2012 SP1 and how to…

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