Azure for Disaster Recovery: The US Tour

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm We Technical Evangelists are at it again!  This September and October, we will visit 10 cities to talk about using Microsoft Azure as part of your disaster recovery plan. Attendees will receive a free Microsoft Azure pass and the opportunity to complete several disaster recovery related labs during the course of the workshop. 9/1 … Continue reading Azure for Disaster Recovery: The US Tour

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…

TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning a Hybrid Cloud Storage Architecture

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmMy friend Dan Stolts and yours truly continue our series on “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud” with an overview on how to plan for a hybrid cloud storage solution using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure. Tune in for our lively discussion on the many storage options available to you as well as … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 2) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning a Hybrid Cloud Storage Architecture

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.)

VMware or Microsoft? – Dynamic Storage Management in Private Clouds

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmToday we’re discussing storage and storage management.  The importance of storage can’t be understated.  Nor, unfortunately, can the impact of the cost of doing storage right.  And storage needs are never decreasing, are they? “Are you kidding?” Exactly.  Both VMware and Microsoft have solutions to address the flexible management of storage, and even some features … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft? – Dynamic Storage Management in Private Clouds