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Welcome to Day 1 of 30 days of Cloud on Your Terms! Brian Lewis, Matt Hester , Kevin Remde and myself are going to take you through 30 days of Cloud discussion, from public to private to hybrid you are going to hear about it all from a technical aspect and stories from our own experiences working in our remote data center. The posts are designed to help you learn about the cloud, and hopefully point you in the right direction. We are going to offer some great How To information along with some screencasts and other materials. We may even toss a tip or two on how to pass an certification exam. So stay tuned to our blogs for the next month for some great information on the cloud. ... (more)

The Cloud on Your Terms: Private Cloud and Hybrid

If you remember back to part 2 of this 30 part series, we defined Hybrid Cloud as just about anything you want it to do, it's really a combination of Public, Private, or Traditional IT. When we think about Private Cloud and combined with traditional IT it makes logical combination. Many IT shops have embraced virtualization as their current IT solution. Private Cloud is new compared to Public Cloud. But in most cases Private Cloud means taking that internal IT infrastructure to the next level, both in self service, and flexibility and automation. Very few companies are ready to ... (more)

Hyper-V Architecture Poster

These posters have been very popular over the years and the Hyper-V one has been updated to support Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX which are now available as part of SP1. The picture of the poster is below along with a download link. You can download a copy of the PDF of this updated poster here. Download Here ... (more)

iPad Gets Real PC Apps and Windows?

I saw this today, lot's of Buzz about it, sounds very interesting. OnLive Desktop. Real PC Apps on iPad. Windows on iPad. Instant Response. Media-rich. http://desktop.onlive.com/overview Need to see redlines in Word? Edit Excel graphs? Present PowerPoint animations? Now you can. Based upon OnLive's instant-action cloud gaming technology, OnLive Desktop delivers a seamless Windows desktop experience, with instant-response multi-touch gestures, together with a full on-screen Windows keyboard and handwriting recognition, enabling complete and convenient viewing and editing of even... (more)

Prepare Your Career for the Cloud

on 1/18/2012 1:00 PM Eastern / 10:00 AM PST. You will NOT want to miss this... Please Register https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032501883&Culture=en-US About this TechNet webcast: The "cloud" is simply the next level of virtualization. For those that do not have virtualization experience, this webcast describes the fundamentals of Hyper-V while giving you a jump start to your virtualization or cloud career. Then, we dive deep into the Microsoft hypervisor-based server virtualization technology. Professional Hyper-V and VMware administrators can learn ... (more)