Microsoft IT Leverages its Compute Service to Virtualize SharePoint 2010

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Microsoft IT Leverages its Compute Service to Virtualize SharePoint 2010, which discusses how MSIT uses server virtualization to address data-center power consumption, and space issues.  At Microsoft, server virtualization has become a primary way to address data-center power consumption, to address space issues, and to…

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 – Release Candidate Available!

System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Servicing Portal 2.0 (SSP), a key component of Microsoft’s cloud strategy and gives you the tools and tested guidance you need to build the foundation for a private cloud infrastructure.  Using SSP, you can deliver IT as a service to you organization, enabling you to respond more quickly—and at a…

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Results of the Green IT Datacenter Pilot: Consolidating Data Centers Using Virtualization

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Results of the Green IT Datacenter Pilot: Consolidating Data Centers Using Virtualization, which discusses a green IT initiative for data centers. In 2009 MSIT proposed a Green IT initiative which included anticipated power consumption savings of up to 66% in its data centers. A pilot…

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Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – Service Pack 1 Announced

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/business/archive/2010/06/07/virtualization-updates-at-teched.aspx Today, at TechEd in the US, we are pleased to announce that by the end of July we will be releasing the public beta of Service Pack 1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. During our Desktop Virtualization Hour webcast in March, we introduced you to Service Pack 1. We demonstrated the…

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How Microsoft IT Reduces Operating Expenses Using Virtualization

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of How Microsoft IT Reduces Operating Expenses Using Virtualization, which discusses how Microsoft adopted an aggressive approach for implementing virtualization on the Windows Server 2008 operating system with Hyper-V technology, changing the way Microsoft IT deploys, manages, and supports its current IT environment. How Microsoft IT…

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Microsoft Virtualization TechNet Live Meetings in May

We are doing a series of free Microsoft Virtualization TechNet Live Meetings in May. Each Live Meeting is scheduled to run for 90 mins and the target audience is IT Pros and IT Managers. Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V – Technical Overview and changes Friday, 7 May 2010 11:00 AM Australia (East) Speaker – Jeff…

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Virtualisation and Management Summit – Register now for this FREE event

Ready, Set, Virtualise. You are invited to attend the Microsoft Management and Virtualisation summit and hear from international Microsoft guest speakers. What’s the best desktop management strategy? How can a virtualised dynamic datacenter save you time and money? What is the best migration path to Windows 7? Join us at the Virtualisation and Management Summit…

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Improving Branch-Office Services Through Virtualization

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Improving Branch-Office Services Through Virtualization, which discusses how Microsoft IT developed a strategy based on the Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V to meet changing business requirements.  To ensure that the services of Microsoft branch offices continue to meet changing business requirements in a flexible…

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Help IT Pros Deploy The New Efficiency – today!

Increase technical readiness, accelerate deployment, fuel usage and boost platform adoption. Saving Money with Virtualization · Conflict: As you fill the last empty slot on the server rack, a question comes to mind, "Why so many server boxes? Is there a better way?” · Resolution: By using Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and virtualization, you can…

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Virtual Machine Machine R2 has RTMed – evaluation version now available for download!

We’re pleased to announce the RTM of System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.  VMM 2008 R2 RTM is the latest upgrade to VMM 2008, Microsoft’s comprehensive management solution for the virtualised datacentre which enables consolidation of physical servers, rapid provisioning of new virtual machines and unified management of physical and virtual infrastructure through one…

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