Microsoft Makes vSphere Look Like A Toy Once Again

August 26, 2016 // 2 Comments

Microsoft has increased the maximums once again for Hyper-V, with the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016. They’re leaving VMware not just in the dust, but somewhere so far behind that they’re over the horizon. How does vSphere 6.0 stack up against the superior Hyper-V? Ouch! Enjoy, [...]

How To Set Up Email Alerts In Azure Backup (Preview)

August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Microsoft announced, in a cryptic way, that Azure Backup has “additional monitoring and alerting capabilities”. Let’s focus on alerting because that’s been a huge request for Azure Backup. Every single meeting I’ve had on the subject included the question “does it do alerts?” and the [...]

New Azure Resource Manager VM Deployment Wizard

August 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Microsoft made a small change to the Basics blade of the ARM VM deployment wizard, which I noticed for the first time this morning. Microsoft is constantly changing the Azure Portal. Feedback, new features, and probably metrics gathered from our usage, shape the solution. It’s gone from being a [...]

Webinar – What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V

August 4, 2016 // 4 Comments

We just wrapped up delivering our latest webcast, which will be shared on the MicroWarehouse site in the next few days, along with the deck and digital handout. And we’ve already scheduled the next webinar, which will be the first in a series of webinars focusing on Windows Server 2016 ahead of [...]

VNet Peering To Connect Azure Virtual Networks (Preview)

July 28, 2016 // 4 Comments

In a busy night of Azure announcements, Microsoft said that we can now peer two Azure VNets to connect them without using a VNet-to-VNet VPN. This in-preview feature will reduce costs and complexity. I have yet to find any technical details, but this will be a great addition. I like that it [...]
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