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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...
4 Nov 2013
2011 Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Customer Roundtable
How IT Leaders are Empowering People with Technology March 11th, 2011 at 2 p.m. Sydney Time Join us for a customer roundtable event, featuring IT leaders from Kraft and LogIn Consultants. Hosted by Gartner analyst, Mike Silver, this online discussion will highlight real stories and insights of how IT...
4 Mar 2011
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.5 Beta Now Available!
The Microsoft Solution Accelerator team has recently announced the first public beta of the MAP 5.5 toolkit. I’ve been a big fan of this tool for quite some time now and this latest version adds a host of new options--with assessment for easier migration to Windows...
29 Nov 2010
New TechNet Virtualisation Scenario Hub
We have recently transformed our Virtualisation Tech Center into the Virtualisation Scenario Hub . We have improved the content by creating dedicated pages (Scenarios) for specific ways of using the underline technology to address a business goal. The new scenarios are: Increase Server Availability...
1 Nov 2010
October Virtualisation TechNet Live Meetings
We will be running two TechNet Live Meetings in October focusing on Virtualisation. Register today Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2: Advanced Virtualization Management Thursday 14 October 2:00 PM Australia (East) In this session we’ll start with a review of Virtual Machine...
7 Oct 2010
Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions (Second Edition)
This is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft virtualization technologies, including Hyper-V and Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop...
23 Jun 2010
Reminder - Desktop Virtualization : Microsoft and VDI TechNet Live Meeting this Friday
We have the following TechNet Live Meeting on this Friday Desktop Virtualization : Microsoft and VDI Friday, 14 May 2010 11:00 AM Australia (East) Speaker – Daniel Bucherer Event Overview In this session we’ll discuss Desktop Virtualisation and what it means for your business. We’ll discuss...
11 May 2010
4 Microsoft Virtualization TechNet Live Meetings jam packed into May!
Get in on some Microsoft Virtualization action in May with a selection of TechNet Live Meetings. Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V – Technical Overview and changes Friday, 7 May 2010 11:00 AM Australia (East) Speaker – Jeff Alexander Event Overview In this session we’ll begin by giving you a 360 degree...
12 Apr 2010
Sydney and Melbourne Microsoft Virtualisation Unplugged Events - Telling it like it is
We are pleased to invite you to hear from one of the founders of x86 virtualisation. Our keynote is Kenon Owens , Technical Product Manager, Microsoft Corp. He has worked in the computer industry for over 15 years as an email and virtualisation specialist. During that time, Kenon was employed by other...
23 Nov 2009
Windows Server 2008 R2 Announcement
Another important announcement at PDC is Windows Server 2008 R2 which will be the next version of the Windows Server operating system. Windows Server 2008 R2 is the first Windows OS platform to go 64-bit only. I'm particularly excited about Live Migration and DirectAccess features. The below is...
29 Oct 2008
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...
8 Oct 2008
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...
2 Oct 2008
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...
20 Aug 2008
Virtualisation Pre-Day TechEd 2008
Virtualisation is one of the Pre-Days we are offering at TechEd 2008 this year. Designing Next Gen Infrastructure with Microsoft Virtualisation This one-day event is a rare, one-off opportunity to map out and see built several different Core Infrastructure architecture scenarios that leverage virtualisation...
7 Aug 2008
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...
30 Jun 2008
TechNet Webcast - Virtualization and Windows Server 2008
We are coming across a lot of people asking us about Virtualization and Windows Server 2008. There is a comprehensive technet webcast which you may want to watch. The new Windows Server virtualization infrastructure is a core feature in the Windows Server 2008 operating system. In this webcast, we provide...
25 Feb 2008
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...
31 Jan 2008
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...
14 Dec 2007
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...
13 Nov 2007
TechNet VODcast - Virtualization
Amit Pawar is a National Technology Specialist for Microsoft Australia and he chats to us about Virtualization on our comfy Silverlight beanbag. Virtualization Resources Webcasts Virtualization and Windows Server 2008 (Level 300) Examining Virtualization with Windows Server 2008 (Level 300) Windows Server...
11 Oct 2007
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