The latest issue of TechNet Magazine has just been published and it focuses on Virtualization.

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Articles include:

  • Virtualization: An Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008
    The introduction of Hyper-V makes virtualization an even more compelling solution for IT environments. Get an overview of today’s virtualization market and see how Hyper-V improves the manageability, reliability, and security of virtualization.
    By Rajiv Arunkundram.
  • Virtualization: Manage Your Virtual Environments with VMM 2008
    System Center Virtual Machine Manager provides a consolidated interface for managing your virtual infrastructure. The latest version adds support for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, as well as for VMware virtual machines. Explore the new features and get an overview of using VMM to centralize your management tasks.
    By Edwin Yuen
  • Virtualization: Getting Started with Microsoft Application Virtualization
    Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) allows you to deliver virtualized desktops to client systems throughout your organization. This simplifies system management and liberates employees from their desktops. Take a close look at how App-V works and discover how you can deploy it in your organization.
    By Anthony Kinney
  • Virtualization: Achieving High Availability for Hyper-V
    Consolidating servers onto fewer physical machines has many advantages, but it is extremely important that you plan for your systems to be highly available. Here’s a guide to using Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering to bring high availability to your Hyper-V virtual machines.
    By Steven Ekren
  • Virtualization: Backup and Disaster Recovery for Server Virtualization
    Virtualization brings significant changes to disaster recovery. Here’s an introduction to how the Microsoft virtualization platform factors into your disaster recovery plan, as well as a deeper look into backup and restore options and considerations for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V.
    By Adam Fazio
  • Virtualization: Essential Tools for Planning Your Virtual Infrastructure
    Is your infrastructure ready for virtualization? The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, a network-wide infrastructure assessment tool, can help you better understand your IT infrastructure and determine whether your systems are ready for upgrade or migration to a variety of technologies, including virtualization.
    By Jay Sauls

Check it out at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc905743.aspx