Zero to SDN in under five minutes, Part 2

This post was authored by Jason Messer, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server.   Deploy a cloud application quickly with the new Microsoft SDN stack. Introduction Part 1 of this blog post series introduced the Windows Server 2016 SDN Stack, a three-tier cloud application and PowerShell deployment scripts. Part 2 builds on the core SDN concepts,… Read more

Zero to SDN in under five minutes

Deploy a cloud application quickly with the new Microsoft SDN stack You might have seen this blog post recently published on common data center challenges. In that article, Ravi talked about the challenges surrounding deployment, flexibility, resiliency, and security, and how our Software Defined Networking (SDN) helps you solves those challenges. In this blog post series… Read more

Get the “Scoop” on Hyper-V during VMworld

VMworld kicks off this week in San Francisco. I happen to know a few loyal VMware IT professionals, and the event is clearly a very exciting time of the year for them – an opportunity to meet other fellow enthusiasts, as well as to learn more about new releases from VMware. But I wonder if… Read more

Microsoft Presents “Enabling Consumerization without Compromising Compliance” at BriForum this Week

BriForum kicks off today in Chicago. BriForum 2013 is the only technical virtualization conference that is 100% dedicated to desktop virtualization, VDI, application virtualization, Remote Desktop Services, and the consumerization of IT. Later this week Microsoft Product Director Jason Leznek will present, “Enabling Consumerization Without Compromising Compliance”.  Jason’s session is on Thursday morning and will… Read more

SearchStorage.com Products of the Year: Windows Server 2012 takes the Gold!

Windows Server 2012 was recognized as the top Storage System Software product in TechTarget’s SearchStorage.com and Storage Magazine Products of the Year competition. Specific features that caught the judge’s attention included: Server Message Block 3.0 for high-throughput, low-latency data transfers between servers and storage. Storage Spaces, which enables customers to build scalable, high-performance storage solutions… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: United States and Australia!

Hi, this is Christa Anderson with the latest events for the Windows Server Community Roadshow schedule, As we begin the final month of the roadshow, we’re running events in San Francisco, California, and Sydney, Australia. Register now for an event in San Francisco, California on February 5 Register now for an event in Sydney, Australia on… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Austria and Spain!

Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group. Next week, we’re running two events: one in Vienna (presented in German) and one in Albacete (presented in Spanish). Register now for an event in Vienna, Austria on January 29 Register now for an event in Albacete, Spain on February… Read more

Free Microsoft Virtual Academy Courses on Hyper-V and Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals

Hey everyone, This is some pretty exciting stuff being brought to you by our Microsoft & VMware virtualization experts Symon Perriman, Jeff Woolsey and Matt McSpirit.  I know that it may be difficult to block out an entire day for this training, but here is what you can do if you can't make it for the entire… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Germany, UAE, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Australia, and Spain!

Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group. We’ve got just a little bit more than a month left in the roadshow but we’re still going strong. Register now for an event in Berlin, Germany on January 21 Register now for an event in Dubai, UAE, on January… Read more

Next Stops for the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow: Turkey, Australia, Egypt, and Spain!

Hi, this is Christa Anderson, Community Lead for the Windows Server and System Center Group. Now that the holidays have passed, the roadshow continues along: Register now for an event in Iskenderun, Turkey on January 15 Register now for an event in Adelaide,Australia on January 18 Register now for an event in Cairo, Egypt,on January… Read more