Cloud and Datacenter Solutions Hub Solutions and Design Guidance

Hello Cloud community,   Please check out this new site.  Your one stop for guidance on these solutions:     IAAS Hosted Desktop Database as a service Infrastructure Design Guidance Private Cloud   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/cloud/dn142895    

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Have you heard of System Center Service Provider Foundation?

SPF as it is known is coming in System Center 2012 SP1.  It will enable you to use VMM, OPSMGR and Orchestrator in a multi-tenant environment.  This is what hosters have been asking System Center to do for ages 🙂   Please check out this short video for more information:   https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Edge/System-Center-2012-SP1-Service-Provider-Foundation-SPF-with-Marc-Umeno    

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System Center 2012 SP1 CTP2 now available!

Hello all, Things are moving quickly in the world of System Center SP1.  The latest public version of the bits are now available, go grab them!!  See below for the overview of investment areas for the applications: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30133 Overview This Community Technology Preview (“CTP2”) enables System Center customers to jointly evaluate System Center 2012 and…


Exchange 2010 SP1 Beta now available

The first version of Exchange with native multitenancy capabilities built in is now available for download and test in your lab:   Download Exchange 2010 SP1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a0965fc9-2723-4947-ae6b-74bc3808e72a&displaylang=en   Deployment guide and help file can be found at this link http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=bba88fb5-9d84-475c-85d7-3ffeb308636e&displaylang=en   Service providers can post questions about configuration and troubleshooting hosting mode for Exchange…