NY Metro Core Infrastructure Team

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NY Metro Core Infrastructure Team

  • Windows Azure Pack Blog Post Overview on Building Clouds & TechNet

    You might be thinking, that was a lot of Windows Azure Packs blog posts going out on Building Clouds over the past two months, what's going on? You are right, there has been a lot of blog posts about WAP or its related components. In November and...
  • Azure: ExpressRoute Dedicated Networking, Web Site Backup Restore, Mobile Services .NET support, Hadoop 2.2, and more

    This week we released a massive amount of enhancements to Windows Azure. Today’s new capabilities and announcements include: ExpressRoute : Dedicated, private, high-throughput network connectivity with on-premises Web Sites : Backup and Restore Support...
  • Microsoft Download Center: Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library documentation as a PDF.

    Hi Everyone, Recently, we announced the availability of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2012 TechNet Library documentation available as a PDF on Microsoft Download Center. We highly recommend that you should always rely on the latest...
  • Azure Visio Stencils

    For your toolbox, Buck Woody built and made available these great Azure stencils that could prove very useful in your topology diagramming. Additional information available over on Buck’s blog
  • NEW Mini Posters Available

    Check out this new set of mini-posters highlighting the key private cloud storage and virtualization technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2. Download the collection here: http://msft.it/6184eig2
  • Solartech Virtualization Specialist Training and Certification Program

    Discounted Training courtesy of Solartech, an award wining Microsoft and Certified Training Partner. It's time for Virtualization. In an increasingly multi-hypervisor world, more and more IT organizations are using Hyper-V from Microsoft. With nearly...
  • *NEW* Azure Compute Instances Available

    Today we are announcing the general availability (GA) of two new instances for use with Windows Azure Cloud Services. Called A8 and A9, they feature 8 virtual cores with 56 gigabytes (GB) and 16 virtual cores with 112 GB of memory , respectively. A8 and...
  • Free eBooks!

    Just wanted to ensure that this valuable list of FREE eBooks isn't missed by anyone managing a Windows Server/System Center or Azure environment; Introducing System Center 2012 R2 “Technical Overview” Designing Orchestrator Runbooks Configuration...
  • Windows Azure Pack (WAP) Resources

    Recently a couple of Microsoft MVP’s (Hans Vredevoort Twitter: @hvredevoort and Marc van Eijk Twitter: @_marcvaneijk ) put a post up on TechNet with a mountain of Windows Azure Pack resources from scattered locations. Its really worth checking out. See...
  • Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

    Free online event with live Q&A with the WAP team: http://aka.ms/WAPIaaS Two half-days – Wednesday July 16 th & Thursday July 17 th – 9am-1pm PST IT Pros, you know that enterprises desire the flexibility and affordability of the cloud, and service...
  • Server Virtualization with Hyper-V and System Center

    This course provides the training that can help you prepare for the Microsoft Specialist Exam 74-409 : Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center. For a limited time, you can register here to take the exam for free (see FAQ for...
  • Free eBook: Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2

    We recently announced a new eBook titled Introducing Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 that is free to download right now. Whether you are new to System Center or are already using it in your business, this eBook has something that should interest you....
  • Introducing Microsoft Azure StorSimple

    Available August 1, this new offering builds on the success of previous StorSimple offerings that automate and eliminate one of the biggest problems facing IT organizations – double digit data growth and the storage capacity and data protection complexities...
  • You're Invited: Cloud OS Executive Luncheon - A Voce, February 6, 2014

    We know that you face a diverse set of challenges every day. Beyond simply keeping everything up and running, technology trends are transforming the way business is done, and you need to respond strategically to these growing challenges. Are you responding...
  • Windows Azure Week is Fast Approaching

    Don't miss out on this free Azure training!!! On January 27 th Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) kicks off a week of Azure training for developers and IT pros with a live demo from Scott Guthrie , Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Windows Azure. Scott...
  • Free Virtualization IT Camp

    Hi Everyone, This was released a while ago, and due to the high demand some of the classes listed are now full, but please check out the options available that may works for you and consider registering, these are highly focused classes and deliver fantastic...
  • System Center Universe: US & Simulcast

    The following series is well worth checking out. There is no venue in NYC for this currently but should that change we will update this. The third annual System Center Universe is schedule for January 30th, 2014. SCU is designed to be a community driven...
  • MVA Course – ITIL for IT Pros

    From the System Center blog team - Nathan Lasnoski a System Center: Cloud and Datacenter MVP recently worked with our Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) on developing a course on ITIL for IT Pros. This course provides an overview of the ITIL framework, service...
  • Azure Virtual IP Addresses (VIPs)

    A question that comes up from to time, will I lose my dynamically assigned IP Address if I shutdown or reboot my Azure virtual machine? No, your IP Address will remain assigned to your deployment until the deployment is deleted regardless of the activities...
  • SMA Capabilities in Depth: Runbook Input, Output, and Nested Runbooks

    Chris Sanders released a new post over on the Orchestrator blog that is worth checking out; In this post, I will cover a few of the basic concepts that will help you create high-quality runbooks. Other posts in this series will cover other useful aspects...
  • TechEd – Houston Area System Center User Group: (Day 5)

    Courtesy of: The System Center Blog Team If you are a System Center geek like me and you are going to be in Houston on May 16th you should check out Day-5. Day-5 is a community built event focused on providing some additional System Center content for...
  • Build 2014 Delivering lots of Goodness

    Well Build 2014 is in day 2 in San Francisco, there has being update after update coming down the pipe. Stay on top of all the latest developments in this new exciting era of Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/events/build/ Be sure to check...
  • Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager is Now Generally Available

    Protecting application availability – especially against threats like regional disasters – can be a high-cost endeavor involving complex planning and the need to remotely monitor service availability. This cost and complexity results in many applications...
  • Microsoft Azure Infographics

    Now Available - the all new Architecture Posters for; Microsoft Azure Cloud Identity and Access Management Cloud Security API Management Media Services Mobile Services SharePoint with SQL Server AlwaysOn Infrastructure Services Building real-world cloud...
  • Using Azure Backup with DPM

    The SC team released a great overview on the use of Azure as your backup destination within DPM. Check it out and upgrade your backups with very little effort! http://blogs.technet.com/b/systemcenter/archive/2014/03/16/using-azure-backup-with-dpm.aspx