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

A New Blog Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmYes, it’s been a few weeks since our last series wrapped up (“VMware or Microsoft?”), so it’s about time we started a brand new series of blog articles. “Who’s ‘we’?” A fair question.  The ‘we’ I’m talking about is the 11 Microsoft US DPE IT Pro Evangelists in these here 48 contiguous United States.  The … Continue reading A New Blog Series: Why Windows Server 2012 R2

VMware or Microsoft?–Shopping for Private Clouds

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWhat’s on your shopping list for your datacenter?  What do you need to run the business you’re supporting?  What capabilities do you wish you had?  Is your goal to provide a dynamic, scalable, cost-efficient “software driven datacenter”?  The list of what we want to provide can get long and complex.  Even if we simply the … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Shopping for Private Clouds

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

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

Breaking News: System Center 2012 w/SP1 is now available to download and evaluate!

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmSystem Center 2012 with SP1 is now available for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers. “What’s new with Service Pack 1, Kevin?” I’m so glad you asked.  Check out the “What’s New in System Center 2012 SP1” page for all the details.  But in a nutshell, SP1 adds capabilities to fully manage the new functionality that is … Continue reading Breaking News: System Center 2012 w/SP1 is now available to download and evaluate!