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  • Blog Post: Why companies are turning to Microsoft private cloud solutions

    Cloud computing is at an inflection point. According to Forrester Research, the global market for cloud computing will grow to more than $241 billion in 2020 . With the rapid growth in cloud services and increasing industry hype, customers are making decisions today – about where to invest and...
  • Blog Post: Virtualisation: bringing ‘green’ and cost-saving benefits to cash-strapped businesses

    For many midsize organisations in the downturn, yesterday’s laudable intentions to minimise their carbon footprint have been superseded by today’s more pressing need to cut overheads. But as Paul Curran discovers, when it comes to IT, it is still possible to go ‘green’ and watch...
  • Blog Post: Accelerate the deployment of private clouds. Hyper-V Cloud is announced today

    What is it? For customers looking to implement a private cloud strategy, Microsoft provides all of the necessary elements — including an interoperable server, virtualization, management and security capabilities — through Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center...
  • Blog Post: Virtualize your way to the cloud with Hyper-V

    This post, writtend by Mitch Irsfeld , Editor, TechNet Flash, was first published on Wednesday 1 February. Please note that to access some of the resources linked here you will need to sign in with your Windows LiveId. If you don't yet have one, it'll take you just a couple of minutes to create one ...
  • Blog Post: Free ebook: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

    Guest Post Rachel Collier. Ok, deep breath – long sentence coming up… This free, yes, free 400+ page ebook Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions: From the Desktop to the Datacenter, 2nd Edition is the book for IT professionals who want to learn more about the latest Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Virtual solutions to real business challenges…they really work!

    Guest post from Cindy Bates , Vice President, US Small and Medium Sized Businesses (US SMB) Do these challenges sound familiar to your business – a limited IT budget, high electric bills and an ongoing struggle to make efficient use of your IT staff’s time and your hardware and software...