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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)

Cloud on Your Terms: Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds

What is a Hybrid Cloud? We keep hearing about "The Cloud" in IT, and how it is supposed to change things in the next few years. People keep using the terms Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Hybrid Cloud. What do these really mean? First Public Cloud - this is using someone else's Data Center to host applications or subscribe to applications on the Web. Examples from Microsoft of Public Cloud are Office 365, Windows Azure, and Windows Intune. Private Cloud is something different; usually this is in your own data center, possibly hosted by someone else. Microsoft offerings in this a... (more)

Hyper-V Security

I continue to be amazed at the useful stuff on technet.com I ran across this the other day, looking something up about Hyper-V. Security is always top of mind these days, so I thought I would share our Hyper-V Security Guide. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd569113.aspx Download This Solution Accelerator Launch the download of the Hyper-V Security Guide. About This Solution Accelerator The Hyper-V Security Guide provides IT professionals with guidance, instructions, and recommendations to address key security concerns about server virtualization. Microsoft Hyper-V te... (more)

System Center 2012 RC Downloads

Are you ready to try the latest on System Center 2012 Betas and Release Candidates? Go to http://aka.ms/syscntr and get the latest downloads. ... (more)

Microsoft Private Cloud Free Training

First go download our free trail software at http://aka.ms/syscntr then attend this free training. On February 21 & 22 we are running a 2-day virtual training event to help the world learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start. It is 100% free and open to the public, so encourage your customers to register now! Sign up today at: http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=298 Event Overview Adopting this exciting new computing paradigm provides a whole new landscape of technolog... (more)