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  • Blog Post: Red Hat support on Hyper-V and Windows Support on virtualized Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Red Hat has signed the agreement to join Microsoft's Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP), whilst Microsoft has joined Red Hat's Virtualization Certification Program. Currently planned for completed by H2 2009, Hyper-V Validation will being undertaken for the following products: Red Hat Enterprise...
  • Blog Post: SQL Server 2008 Infrastructure and Planning Design Guide

    The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guide for SQL Server 2008 has been released here . This guide is one in a series of planning and design guides that clarify and streamline the planning and design process for Microsoft infrastructure technologies. ‘Each guide in the series addresses a unique...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 Product Activation in a Virtual Environment

    OEM-, ROK- and FPP Licenses Windows Server 2008 OEM-, ROK- and FPP Products are supplied with 2 license keys, one Product Key and a Virtual Key. Importantly, you must use the Product Key for the Physical System (Parent Partition) and the Virtual Key for the Guests (Child Partitions). If a Product Key...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Connection Days

    At five locations in Switzerland from 28 September up to 8. October 2009, Microsoft Connection Days (ex Partner Days), an event for Partners and IT professionals will be held. This year, Microsoft Partners and now IT Professionals will have the opportunity, under one roof, to network and make interesting...
  • Blog Post: Swiss TechDays 2009 – Registration Open

    The Web Site and Registration is now open for Swiss TechDays 2009. http://www.techdays.ch In Bern (German and English), 8 and 9 April, there will be 5 tracks, role specific: IT Pro’s (2 Tracks) Development (2 Tracks) Architecture (1 Track) For the IT Pro’s, Current and interesting topics like Windows...
  • Blog Post: Virtualizing Free Linux Distributions in Windows Server 2008 R2

    Jason Perlow, a ZDnet columnist who has been writing about Open Source for over 10 years, was so intrigued by the new capabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 that he spent the last week installing various Linux distros (CentOS, Scientific Linux, OpenSUSE) atop...
  • Blog Post: IT Pro User Group Event - Unified Communications and Virtualization Security

    Subject: Unified Communications and Virtualization Security Language: Deutsch / English Tuesday - 2 December 2008 17:45 - 21:00 Digicomp Academy AG (Zürich) Limmatstrasse 50 CH-8005 Zürich Participation is free. More details and registration here . Abstract: Session 1 Voice und IM Lösung von Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Virtualization Channel on YouTube

    Want to understand the basics of Server or Client Virtualization, see how you Configure Hyper-V, App-V or Med-V, or need an idea how to manage VMware and Hyper-V from one tool? Easy, visit the Microsoft Virtualization Channel on YouTube to watch the videos on how it is done. http://www.youtube.com/user...
  • Blog Post: Server Virtualization Battle Continues……

    In the past week, a number of “anonymous” and unfounded accusations have been going around over Microsoft’s Hyper-V Server Virtualization product. For an understanding on the lack of credibility that those claims have, and who is behind them, have a look at the 2 blog entries from Jeff Woolsey, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: White Paper – SQL Server Consolidation at Microsoft

    A new white paper has been published on how Microsoft IT has used Virtualization (naturally Hyper-V) and consolidation to reduce cost, server sprawl and at the same time improve scalability, standardization and uptime in the SQL Server environments. It is an interesting read, with some really detailed...
  • Blog Post: New TechNet Event Calendar Web Page

    Microsoft Switzerland now has a new page to show the TechNet Events/Seminars. http://www.microsoft.com/switzerland/server/de/events/default.mspx You now have an overview all off the Swiss TechNet events, including the Content, Session Description, Date and Venue. On each link from this page, you can...
  • Blog Post: Virtualizing SharePoint – Real World Experiences

    If you are thinking about (or have already) Virtualized Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, have a look the the Virtualization blog for some really good real-world experiences and guidance. http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2009/04/06/Series-on-virtualizing-SharePoint.aspx
  • Blog Post: Server Virtualization – Platform Performance

    Virtualization Review published a comparative performance test of three hypervisors: VMware ESX 3.5, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer. The results? Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V won 4 of the 11 tests, XenServer won the other 7 by a narrow margin, and ESX won 0. For a good commentary on...
  • Blog Post: Heidihosts.ch – Modern Hosting Solutions using Microsoft Technologies

    Hosted services have always been a favorite for Companies and Individuals. The trend of "Services On Demand" has been growing consistently for Internet Based Services and will grow exponentially in the next few years. Microsoft is committed to it’s Software + Services (SaaS) strategy, for example http...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Mythbusters: Top 10 VMware Myths

    Have a look at this 11 minute Video on Busting the top ten myths about VMware virtualization from Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/video/en/us/details/f8c3314f-c82d-4f8d-8b19-6a59733670f8?vp_evt=eref&vp_video=Microsoft+Mythbusters%3a+Top+10+VMware+Myths Have you tried Hyper-V yet?
  • Blog Post: Invitation to IT Pro Momentum

    Wanting to do Projects with New Technologies? It sounds exciting, but does have an element of risk. Why does one want to be an Early-Adopter of new Technology? Generally, new technologies have new, and marked improvements in features. In most cases, real-world problems and requirements are solved by...
  • Blog Post: Free e-Book – Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

    Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions from Microsoft Press is available as a FREE download. By Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Virtualization Teams. ISBN: 9780735693371. This guide will teach you about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement...
  • Blog Post: geekmania 09 Switzerland

    On 4th – 6th February 2009, in KKL Luzern (near the station), the 3rd annual geekmania will be held. geekmania is the IT-congress, of a very special nature for IT Professionals, covering deep technical content on Microsoft environments. Wednesday 4th February is the pre-conference with the main sessions...
  • Blog Post: Swiss TechNet Seminars - Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

    For the RTM Releases of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, we are offering the appropriate Swiss TechNet seminars. The new features and functions will be discussed and Demo’d. Presentation language will be in German. 28 August 09 Windows 7 – alles, was Sie als IT Professional über...
  • Blog Post: Secure your Virtualized Server Environment with the Hyper-V Security Guide

    A new Solution Accelerator just released by Microsoft - Hyper-V Security Guide . The guide provides authoritative guidance that relates to the following strategies for securing virtualized environments: Hardening Hyper-V. Providing prescriptive guidance for hardening the Hyper-V role. Measures include...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V R2 – News from Tech Ed USA

    Yesterday at Tech Ed USA, we announced the following relating to Hyper-V R2 (Hyper-V release that will ship with Windows Server 2008 R2): Support for 64 physical processors per server Support for 512 virtual processors per server Support for 384 Concurrently Running Virtual Machines per server (Highest...
  • Blog Post: Swiss IT Pro User Group – Virtualization (VMware and Microsoft)

    Subject: Virtualization - What's New (VMware / Microsoft) Language: German When: Tuesday 7 July 2009, 17:45 - 21:00 (Small Apéro 17:45 - 18:15) Where: Digicomp Academy AG (Zürich) Limmatstrasse 50 CH-8005 Zürich Registration here Session #1: Hyper-V v2.0 - Was ist Neu? Der Hyper-V V 2.0 in Windows Server...