Windows Server 2008 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Update

As we’re getting closer to release, Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is returning to how it was previously available to Windows Server 2008 customers.  Specifically, we are going back to making it available as a separate download that is available to customers at no additional charge.  This is how Windows SharePoint Services was available to Windows… Read more

Citrix iForum wrap: TS, Xen and Linux losing

I thought that I'd follow-up my post the other day – questions about when to use Terminal Services vs. Citrix — by pointing out ERICOM Guy post titled, "are Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services Good Enough for me?" Here's an excerpt: Windows Server 2008 may be good enough for you if: Your needs are simple, e.g. you do not need… Read more

From Citrix iForum: Hypercall API open season

We announced today that the hypercall API, which hypervisor and OS vendors will use to build on top/integrate with Viridian, will be licensed via the Open Specification Promise (OSP). You'll recall that the Microsoft's VHD image format is available via OSP. This license will be available at the time of Viridian RTM. And today we… Read more

TechNet Radio Interview – Virtualization

Get Ready for Microsoft Virtualization Technologies with the Assessment and Planning Solution for Windows Server Virtualization, SoftGrid, and Terminal Services.  Listen to and interview from IT Pro Evangelist Keith Combs and Sr. Product Manager, Baldwin Ng at… Read more

Server V12n at Citrix iForum

I admit being a bit lazy with short-hand. But I can only spell out virtualization so many times before I get tired of two-finger keystroking all those letters. It has more to do with a poorly-attended typing class during the summer between junior and senior year of high school than my interest in the subject…. Read more

Data Protection Manager 2007 has released to manufacturing

This week, our Windows Storage Solutions division announced that DPM 2007 has released to manufacturing. In November, DPM 2007 will become generally available and will launch at Microsoft IT Forum in Barcelona, Spain. DPM 2007 sets a new standard in protecting Windows data, by combining the best aspects of continuous data protection (CDP) with traditional tape… Read more

Planning and Design Guides for SoftGrid and Windows Server Virtualization

InfoWorld's Dave Marshall blogged about a program that may be of interest to you. Here's an excerpt from Dave's post: the Infrastructure Planning and Design guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series are expected to help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies where each guide… Read more