Real World Best Practices for Hyper-V and update on Slow Login Hotfixes from the Premier Field Engineering Platform Team

Hey everyone,   Thought I would share an article or two from the Ask Premier Field Engineering Platform Team Blog. I think everyone love's checklists that you can just run through to make sure you didn't miss anything and that your environment is good to go, right?  Well, how about this, Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V has passed Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ (EAL 4+)

I’m going to interrupt our flow of Windows Server “8” blog posts to share this hot off the press news regarding Windows Server 2008/R2 and Common Criteria. David Cross, Partner Program Manager in Windows Server, authored this post. –Cheers! Jeffrey I am happy to announce that Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V has passed the Common… Read more

MAP 6.0 Beta: Plan for private cloud and identify Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V migration opportunities

The next version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit—version 6.0— is now available for free download. To participate, register for the MAP 6.0 Beta Review Program at Microsoft Connect! MAP 6.0 Beta includes the following new and enhanced features to simplify private cloud planning and migration to Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V: Accelerate… Read more

Where IS your data? Select the right client virtualization solution & mitigate this concern…

Planning a Windows 7 migration? How much of your corporate data is at the airport today in a lost or stolen laptop? What is the cost per year to manage your desktops? Are you prepared to support the upcoming “always-on” workforce? ANNOUNCING TODAY! The HP Client Virtualization Enterprise Reference Architecture with Citrix XenDesktop 5 on… Read more

RemoteFX is Ready!

Shortly after the acquisition of Calista Technologies in early 2008, my family and I packed up our things and started the drive from the beautiful but rainy Northwest to sunny Silicon Valley. I was about to embark on the adventure of leading the integration of technology and people that ultimately resulted in RemoteFX version 1,… Read more

The RemoteFX industry ships products today

Hi, I’m Rob Williams, the Partner Ecosystem Program Manager for RemoteFX at Microsoft.  Today is a big day for Microsoft and our RemoteFX partners. Today’s release of RemoteFX with Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows 7 SP1 is the culmination of two years’ close collaboration between engineers at Microsoft and engineers in… Read more

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 – Now Available!

  As originally communicated in Michael Kleef’s blog post, today Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 is available for download.  You can experience the  new virtualization capabilities – Dynamic Memory in Hyper-V and RemoteFX – by downloading the service pack from the Microsoft Download Center if you are currently a Windows Server 2008 R2 customer. … Read more