Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now available in all US Azure Datacenter Regions

This just in… http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm Today, Microsoft has increased the number of datacenter regions that will support Azure Site Recovery.  Datacenter regions added: Central US East US2 North Central US, and South Central US “Cool.. but what is Azure Site Recovery?” Ah.. in case you, like my friend here, don’t know; Azure Site Recovery is Microsoft’s … Continue reading Azure Site Recovery (ASR) now available in all US Azure Datacenter Regions

(Part 2) End of Support for Windows Server 2003 – Migrating from Windows Server 2003

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn Part 2 of our End of Support for Windows Server 2003 series, I welcome Rick Claus to the show.  We discuss various planning and migration tools that are available to help your move from Server 2003.//channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/Part-2-End-of-Support-for-Windows-Server-2003-Migrating-from-Windows-Server-2003/player Ready to make the move? Get Windows Server 2012 R2 now! __________________________ Experience Microsoft's latest products with these … Continue reading (Part 2) End of Support for Windows Server 2003 – Migrating from Windows Server 2003

If you’re in the area of Saint Louis and can get away from work on May 19, 2015…

We’re hosting another of our IT Camps on Microsoft Azure and how to extend your datacenter into the cloud.  It’s a free, full-day of learning, including hands-on-labs and great resources for further investigation. Go to https://aka.ms/AzureITCampMO for details and to register.  (Hurry.. space is limited!) PS - We’ll also have a drawing for someone to … Continue reading If you’re in the area of Saint Louis and can get away from work on May 19, 2015…

What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

A couple of months ago I had the privilege to interview Brad Anderson.  Brad is a Sr. VP at Microsoft, responsible for the System Center and Windows Server product lines.  So… http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm“So this guy knows what he’s talking about?” Exactly.  As a companion to his blog - In the Cloud – we recorded these three … Continue reading What’s New in R2 – The Executive Interviews

Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmBuild your very own Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 for FREE and Enter for a chance to win* one of the following fantastic prizes: Three Grand Prizes: One of three Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB devices with Type Cover keyboard cover ($828.99 USD Retail Value)   Twenty-Five First Prizes: One of twenty-five Microsoft Certification Exam Vouchers ($150.00 … Continue reading Build a Hyper-V Lab for a Chance to WIN a Surface Pro and MORE! ( US ONLY )

How should I backup my Windows Azure VMs? (So many questions. So little time. Part 51.)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThis excellent question was asked by Ralph at our IT Camp in Saint Louis a few weeks ago: “One of the questions asked by our VP relates to Azure backups protecting from user error rather than hardware failure or disaster recovery.  What is the Microsoft guidance on backing up VMs in the cloud?” How do … Continue reading How should I backup my Windows Azure VMs? (So many questions. So little time. Part 51.)

Step-by-Step: Get up to $200 in FREE Cloud Services with a Windows Azure Trial Subscription

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmUsing the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription, suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware.  This trial subscription provides a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience with … Continue reading Step-by-Step: Get up to $200 in FREE Cloud Services with a Windows Azure Trial Subscription