Archive for the ‘Virtualization’ Category

Webinar Worth Watching: The Future of the IT Partner

Friday, July 10th, 2009

A last minute webinar, but others cancellation is our gain! As kicks off our webinar series, we're starting with a blast with a great guest -- Ryan Morris from IPED. Come join us for a discussion on the future of IT delivery. Please feel free to distribute within your groups! ...

Microsoft Mythbusters Video: Top 10 VMware Myths

Monday, April 6th, 2009

While the comments were brutal regarding the lack of Hollywood efect in this video, lets not lose the message because of the media.  Viral no, accurate yes.  Enjoy! Microsoft Mythbusters: Top 10 VMware Myths

Licensing Windows Vista for Use with Virtual Machine Technologies

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Below Microsoft explains how to use OEM Vista with Open to run virtual machines.  I guess the intention was to clarfiy the rights for those like your's truly that have been complaining of no valid license scheme to run multiple virtuual machines on a single Hyper-V box without us selling the ...

Get Virtual Now! (Says Microsoft)

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 Free Download released today and it's time we all got on board this train.  Especially since it's now affordable for everyone. In case you can't make the presentation Dave Sobel I will be be doing in Seattle this weekend there is always Microsoft's new Virtualization - Learning ...

StorageCraft IT Edition 72% Off Via MSPSN

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Wow!  You read that correctly.  If you have read my blog for any length of time, or seen me do a disaster recovery presentation, then you know what a big fan of StorageCraft and MSPSN that I am.  This is the very same version of StorageCraft that I use to do ...

Part 2 of the New Microsoft Sienfield / Gates Ad

Friday, September 12th, 2008

I was skeptical at first (as I told CRN in this interview) but am feeling better about Microsoft's choice on direction in their entry into the Mac vs. PC battle.  When I saw the first commercial my wife an I both looked at each other and said "disappointing".  I then ...

SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference News

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

This just in on the wire (OK, it's not a wire but it sounds cool!) PRESS RELEASE SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference to Hold Launch Party: Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008. MarketPlace Expo SOLD OUT! Seattle, WA – August 22, 2008 - Boasting a completely sold out tradeshow hall ...

Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts Some great, free SBS2008 webcasts coming soon, a series of 8! WES02PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 1 of 8: Introduction Presented by David Fabritius, Nicholas King and Michael Toot Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00) PLC Registration Link Live Meeting ...

Virtualization For the Masses

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

That seems to be VMware's message today in an announcement that their ESXi will be FREE starting next week.  ESXi is a hypervisor similar to ESX and Hyper-V except that it has a very small footprint and runs as an embedded hypervisor.  This seems to be a direct response to ...

Get Your Mesh On!

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

US residents with a Live ID can now see what all the buzz is about by creating their own Live Mesh account.  It will only take a few minutes and explain more to you about Mesh than a hundred blogs.