TechNet Radio: (Part 5) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Building a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Windows Server 2012 R2

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is today’s topic in our "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series and Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers help walk us through VDI improvements made in Windows Server 2012 R2 . [ 1:44 ] Series Review [ 9:21 ] VDI features in Windows Server 2012 R2 [ 16:01 ] DEMO : How to…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Managing Cloud Foundations with Windows Server 2012 R2

Continuing the "Building a Hybrid Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers walk us through managing cloud foundations with Windows Server 2012 R2 . Tune in as they go in depth into what management tools are available as well as introduce the new features found in PowerShell 4.0. [ 1:33 ] Series Review [ 4:53…

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(Module 2) Planning your Hybrid Cloud

The hybrid cloud planning process is critical, and this module dives into some of the most important questions and considerations every organization needs to examine when planning for a hybrid environment. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on…

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VM Depot repository off to a flying start

It’s been just one month since Microsoft Open Technologies announced the early preview of VM Depot, a community-driven catalog of open source virtual machine images. Today we are proud to announce that the community has rallied to our call and already produced over 100 images. We are thrilled at the reception this preview has received…

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A New Milestone For Openness On Windows Azure

Today Bill Laing, Corporate VP for Server and Cloud, announced a very important set of Windows Azure updates. With these new updates, Windows Azure is more than ever an open and easy platform to build and run applications in the cloud, and the place to be for developers who want to have choice and flexibility. I…

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OSBC 2012: Advancing Interoperability in the Cloud

At the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco today, Sandy Gupta, the General Manager for Microsoft’s Open Solutions Group, along with Alan Clark, Director of New Initiatives and Emerging Standards for Open Source at SUSE, announced the release of a beta version of the SUSE Manager Management Pack for System Center. In a blog post,…

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FreeBSD to run as a first-class guest on Windows Server Hyper-V

Today, at BSDCan 2012, Microsoft and partners NetApp and Citrix announced upcoming native support for FreeBSD support on Windows Server Hyper-V. This move continues our commitment to extend support across platforms to the Windows Server Hyper-V solution, making it easier for more customers to realize the benefits of server virtualization and more easily adopt cloud computing….

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New Interoperability Solutions for SQL Server 2012

I am excited to share some great news about how we are opening up the SQL Server data platform even further with expanded interoperability support through new tools that allow customers to modernize their infrastructure while maximizing existing investments and extending virtually any data anywhere. The SQL Server team today introduced several tools that enable…

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Update: Microsoft, Hadoop and Big Data

I’m really excited to be able to give you an update on our strategy and product roadmap for Big Data, especially around our embrace of Apache Hadoop as part of our data platform. As you may remember, at the PASS Summit last October we laid out our roadmap for Big Data, with Microsoft Corporate Vice…

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