This is big news! Today Microsoft is announcing a new subscription (but it’s free!) for IT Professionals. The goal is to give IT Pros the tools they need to train, test, and eventually implement private and public cloud solutions. “Subscription? Sounds like TechNet is back!” Well, yeah, in a sense it is. It’s no secret … Continue reading Breaking News: IT Pro Cloud Essentials–Free cloud, education, and support!
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 )
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
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThis just in today… According to the Windows blog, S. Somasegar’s blog, and the In the Cloud blog, today Microsoft has made the RTM (Release to Manufacturing) builds of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 available for TechNet and MSDN subscribers to download.Also now available is the RTM of Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. And also … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2 RTMs are now available to TechNet and MSDN Subscribers
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
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmComing to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning (otherwise known as “IT Camps”) from now through mid-October. Here is the complete event description: Discover Key Hybrid Cloud Solutions for IT Pros You CAN … Continue reading Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the US
UPDATE: The FULL list of our events for September and October is now live. Go to THIS BLOG POST instead. -Kevin http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmComing to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning; otherwise known as “IT … Continue reading Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the Central US (September Edition)
This week at VMWorld the VMware faithful are learning all about the latest news and updates from their virtualization vendor. And hopefully at the same time Microsoft is able to reach them with some free custard and some good information to help them understand: What Hyper-V can do, and that You can gear up for … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Did you know that there’s no extra charge?
http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThe third week in our “VMware or Microsoft?” series is dedicated to VMworld; VMware’s big annual conference happening this week. Like most of you, we anticipate that VMware will make some big announcements and new version or features known during the week, so it’s a great opportunity to see how they’ll attempt to keep pace … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Destination: VMWorld!
Just when you thought there would be no more 8.1/R2 Previews, Microsoft comes out with yet another one. This time it’s the Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview. “What’s that?” Well.. it’s basically the updated tools for installing on older operating systems, for the sake of managing them with the newer tools. For example, if you're … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: WMF 4.0 Preview is Now Available