Windows Azure Powers the Olympic Games for NBC

Thought this was pretty cool: http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/gigaom/articles/2014_02_04_nbc_winter_olympics_to_put_windows_azure_to_the_test.html http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/baig/2014/02/04/how-to-watch-the-winter-olympics-on-your-phone-or-tablet/5188041/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/benkepes/2014/02/04/adobe-and-microsoft-team-up-to-stream-sochi-from-the-cloud/   “NBC has the exclusive U.S. rights to the Olympic videos — streaming, highlight clips, archiving and video on demand. The digital broadcast feeds will be produced by NBC directly, or come from the host Olympic Broadcasting Service.  To help deliver the Olympics, NBC is partnering with…


Microsoft Hyper-V Keeps Pushing On VMware

With Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V brings improved virtual machine scalability and performance, network virtualization with quality of service, NIC teaming, disaster recovery with Hyper-V Replica, shared-nothing live migration (such as between non-clustered systems with only local storage), VM failover prioritization, and live storage migration. Check out this latest article from Information Week: http://www.informationweek.com/storage/disaster-recovery/microsoft-hyper-v-keeps-pushing-on-vmwar/240008257 If you…


Jason Perlow’s blog post on Windows Server 8

As the BUILD conference continues this week, information continues to flow on Windows 8.  Check out this great blog post by Jason Perlow on Windows Server 8! http://www.zdnet.com/blog/perlow/windows-server-8-the-ultimate-cloud-os/18594


Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V is here!

Hyper-V, a key feature of Windows Server 2008, released to manufacturing (RTM) today and is available for deployment into production environments. A beta of Hyper-V was included with Windows Server 2008 and this update provides the final release.    This release is a market-changer in the Virtualization space, and if you have not already begun…

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Windows Server for Mission-Critical Enterprise Workloads

Even with the proliferation and success of Windows Server I have seen in our Enterprise customers, I still run into the occasional Information Technology Professional who believes Windows does not have a place in the Enterprise datacenter.  If you are a Windows proponent in your company, and run into pushback about putting mission-critical enterprise workloads on…