Kevin’s Resources: The Transformation of IT– From Virtualization to the Cloud

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Technical Question E-mails: Kevin Remde –
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“WAG” = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn):
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IT Managers Community Hub –
IT Manager Community Forum –

Cloud Computing Essentials for IT Pros

Here is my 30-day “Cloudy April” Blog Series – covering all things “the cloud”

Microsoft Cloud Home Page –

Microsoft Online Services –

The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing (Word Doc) –

Windows Live SkyDrive –

Case Study: Kelly Blue Book –

Forrester Research “Why Not Run in the Cloud?” –

Gartner “Key Predictions for IT Organizations” –

Steve Ballmer on the Cloud – “We’re All In” –

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services (The Datacenter People) –

The Economics of the Cloud (PDF Doc) –

Microsoft Virtual Academy

Your Public Cloud: What, Why, and How

imageOffice 365 –

Public Cloud Site –

Windows Azure Product Home –

SQL Azure Product Home –

SQL Azure Migration Wizard –

Case Studies –

Online Services Case Study: Coca Cola –

Windows Azure Portal –

Windows Azure Platform Offer Comparison Table –

Deploying and Managing Windows Azure Applications

Cost Analysis –

TCO and ROI Calculator –

Windows Azure Team Blog –

Getting Started –

Platform Training Kit –

Windows Azure Security Whitepaper –

Azure User Groups –

Windows Azure on Facebook –

Your Private Cloud: What, Why, and How

The Private Cloud Home Page –

Hyper-V Cloud Deployment Guides –

Virtualization –

Hyper-V –

System Center Virtual Machine Manager:

Download Evaluation of Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

Download Evaluation of SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1

Download Evaluation of SCVMM 2012 Beta

SCVMM Self-Service Portal (SSP) 2.0 SP1

SCVMM Team Blog –

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