VMware or Microsoft?–Does VMware get it?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmDoes VMware understand the value of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and have the ability to support your “Hybrid Cloud”?  And can they back up their service with a solid Service-Level Agreement comparable to Microsoft’s? Of course they can.  At least I think they can.  Do you think so?  Does Keith?  In today’s final article of our 6-week-long … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Does VMware get it?

BREAKING NEWS: Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 Preview Evaluations Are Now Available

Gentlemen, start your downloads!  (Ladies, too!) http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThe previews for the “blue” wave of server products beat the estimated arrival dates (I thought we’d have to wait ‘til June 26th!) and became available late yesterday for TechNet and MSDN subscribers.  Those products include: Windows Server 2012 R2, and System Center 2012 R2. But, not only for … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 Preview Evaluations Are Now Available

Migrating VMs from Hyper-V to Windows Azure – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmOne of the first questions that IT Pros have when considering using Windows Azure to host some (or all) of their company’s computing infrastructure is, “How do I move an existing virtual machine to the cloud?” “I was just about to ask that!” I bet you were. So, how does one take a virtual machine … Continue reading Migrating VMs from Hyper-V to Windows Azure – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

Build Your Private Cloud in a Month – The Complete April 2013 Series

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn April of 2013 our team’s blogging focus was on how to build your Private Cloud.  I hope you found our articles informative, that you have downloaded your free System Center 2012 SP1 trial, your Windows Server 2012 evalution, and have started your Windows Azure FREE TRIAL. Here is our complete April 2013 series:   … Continue reading Build Your Private Cloud in a Month – The Complete April 2013 Series

20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services – The Complete Series

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAs many of you may already know, this month my Microsoft US DPE Central Region teammates (Matt Hester, Brian Lewis, and Keith Mayer) and I are blogging about “20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”.  Throughout this month I’ll be adding links, making any updates or changes.  So keep checking back for more, or … Continue reading 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services – The Complete Series

More Free Online Training on May 16 – Windows Azure for IT Professionals Jump Start

This is going to be good!  The folks at the Microsoft Virtual Academy are once again hosting a full-day online training event on May 16, 2013 from 9am to 5pm Pacific Time.  The title: Windows Azure for IT Professionals. Make Windows Azure Your Datacenter! This Jump Start will help you understand how you can use … Continue reading More Free Online Training on May 16 – Windows Azure for IT Professionals Jump Start