Realizing the ROI of Microsoft Virtualization Solutions and How to Start

  Reference: Microsoft virtualization cost saving whitepaper, the ROI tool and training The referenced white paper presents case studies of Microsoft customers including:   Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Costco Wholesale Corp   Saint Raphael Healthcare System Slough Borough Council   Saxo Bank WorleyParsons   TALX AspenTech   HotSchedules Banverket ICT   Slough Borough Council Maxol  …


Why so critical to have a management solution in virtualization?

One key benefits of Virtualization is the ability to offer more with less. Many of us first visualized virtualization through previously called server consolidation and now Server Virtualization, by running multiple server incidences on a single physical machine. The case studies of business values and infrastructure optimization brought by virtualization are well documented and available…


A Webcast Series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

This series was delivered by a team of IT Pro Evangelists including: Kevin Remde, Matt Hester, Chris Avis, Chris Henley, and Yung Chou a while ago. Still the information is relevant to get yourself well informed on the technologies, the solutions, and how to get your IT environment strategically aligned and integrated with virtualization.  To…


It’s not just V. It’s {Hyper-V}.

Hyper-V, the virtualization capability comes with Windows Server 2008, is just finally released. The final version number is 18016. This is the complete Hyper-V RTM package for Windows Server 2008 x64. It includes the Hyper-V Server components for Full and Core installations. In addition, is contains the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Management components for Full…


TechNet Event Resources

The information of this page is taken from Keven Remde’s resource pages. Kevin Remde is one of our best presenters in the TechNet Team and his blog is a great resource for Microsoft technology and solutions. My blog:   Session PowerPoint Decks   Future Live, In-Person Event InformationTechNet (for IT Pros): MSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.comMicrosoft Across America:…


Groove Server 2007 Relay Installation Screen Flow

The presented screen flow highlights the overall Groove Server 2007 Relay installation process and operations. It is best used together with the product documents including: Groove System Requirements Getting Started with Groove Server Relay Getting Started with Groove Server Manager Operations for Office Groove Server 2007 The process consists of 3 parts as directed by…


Microsoft System Center Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 Rapid Prototyping

One key focus of an App-V solution is the ability to run multiple versions of application software within the same OS instance without the concern of conflicts among those versions. To quickly prove the concept, I prototyped a solution with 2 virtual machines based on Hyper-V. Here are the configurations: Hyper-V Parent Partition: Windows Server…


User Experience: SCVMM 2008 vs. Hyper-V Manager

SCVMM 2008 SCVMM 2008 VM     Hyper-V Manager Hyper-V VM Your browser does not support inline frames or is currently configured not to display inline frames.