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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Hyper-V Server

    Sounds fancy doesn't it? Its the official name for our Microsoft server virtualization technology, previously known as "Viridian". This was just announced at the recent TechEd IT forum in Barcelona. Hyper-V technology will be included in Windows Server 2008 when it launches and there will be a stand...
  • Blog Post: PacLib Group chooses Hyper-V over VMware

    Full story here http://www.itnews.com.au/News/85969,paclib-performs-vmware-analysis-but-chooses-microsoft.aspx The analysis involved monitoring PacLib’s servers for a month, according to IT manager David Furey. “They came back with a proposal of about $25,000 in installation costs and another $25,000...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft IT Showcase: Cloud Content Available Now!

    I know through a lot of discussions I’ve been having with IT Pro’s that Cloud Computing is top of mind.  Our internal IT folks our having the same thoughts and concerns about how to use cloud computing in the best way. Cloud computing is a top priority for Microsoft customers and partners. For CIO...
  • Blog Post: Early Xmas Pressie - Hyper-V Beta

    This Beta version has more features and capabilities not available in the previous Community Technology Preview of Hyper-V: Quick Migration High Availability Server Core role Server Manager Integration Download it today or Learn more about it Yes, that is a Pac-man xmas tree...
  • Blog Post: A tour of Hyper-V in 10 minutes

    Jeffa has released a Screencast on Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008. A nice little tour all in 10 minutes and 57 seconds. Check it out below:
  • Blog Post: A First Look at Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    Windows IT Pro have put up their first look at Hyper-V technology . "Microsoft’s Hyper-V is an evolutionary technology that can complement or go beyond the virtualization approach of Virtual Server 2005 R2. Hyper-V’s new microkernel, hypervisor-based solution delivers better performance, more features...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate

    Its all happening this week.  Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate is ready for download .  Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone product that provides a reliable and optimized virtualization solution enabling organizations to improve server utilization and reduce costs. With...
  • Blog Post: Welcome back from TechEd and preparing for R2

    Welcome back from TechEd! It's been a couple of weeks since we returned to the office, equipped with loads of great information about the latest releases and deep-dive training. It doesn’t stop here though, and whether or not you attended TechEd, there's plenty of great content out there for...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server Hyper-V is available for Download

    Hyper-V has been released to manufacturing and ready for download here . It will also be available through Windows Update soon. I was also reading a good story about BMW Dealerships going Virtual across the world with upgrade plans to Windows Server 2008 64-bit and Hyper-V. Dont forget to check out our...
  • Blog Post: Download an R2 Evaluation and you could win big!

    We have a super easy competition running at the moment that could see you take home two fantastic prizes! There's only three days left to enter so you better get in quick though... All it takes it downloading one of the R2 previews – these are the latest Microsoft virtualisation and management...
  • Blog Post: Another thing to get your hands on – Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

    I blogged about the actual announcement of this a while ago and now Windows Server 2008 R2 is ready for download . As mentioned before Windows Server 2008 R2 is the next version of the Windows Server OS. This includes all the cool new Hyper V features . Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2 includes three...
  • Blog Post: Are you using Hyper-V? We want to know plus there are some Veek shirts up for grabs

    Are you using Hyper-V ? (preferably in production or business critical environments). We want to know because we have some great media opportunities for you at TechEd this year. We have some limited edition Veek shirts to giveaway for those of you using Hyper-V in a production environment. Send Rosemary...
  • Blog Post: How VMware Experts Can Get Certified on Hyper-V!

    As Brad Anderson explained on his blog last week, the IT industry never slows down, with the virtualization world going through a big inflection point. As result of this, as demand for Hyper-V grows, it is advantageous for virtualization professionals to be "bilingual" i.e. comfortable with Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Live Meeting – Beyond the Compete Microsoft vs VMware

    Event Overview  This session will focus on the key technologies within the Microsoft Product Family that address very real needs that any organisations adopting VWWare Technology has.  We will focus on discussing how to manage VMWare and Hyper-V side by side. Technologies covered include System...
  • Blog Post: Australian customers using Hyper-V

    Have a look at some of the stories of customers using Hyper-V in their organisation. WorleyParsons Hyper-V Case Study Engineering Services Company Reduces Hardware, Support Costs With Virtualization Headquartered in Australia, WorleyParsons provides professional services to the energy, resource, and...
  • Blog Post: Hyper-V Server available as a Free Download

    Hyper-V Server is now available as a free download.   When to Use Hyper-V Server 2008 Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is a great choice for customers who want a basic and simplified virtualization solution for consolidating servers as well as for development and test environments. Hyper-V Server 2008...