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New PowerCLI Cmdlets for VSAN and vFlash Read Cache and how to install

November 11, 2013

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New PowerCLI Cmdlets for VSAN and vFlash Read Cache and how to install November 11, 2013 By Vladan SEGET Leave a Comment VMware Flings is awesome resource of small free software applications which enhances functionality of VMware products. Recently another free “Fling” has been released, which is actually a PowerShell module with PowerCLI cmdlets for […]

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VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-A-Glance

October 10, 2013

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VMware or Microsoft? Comparing vSphere 5.5 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V At-A-Glance UPDATES: Based on strong feedback from the community, I’ve made the following updates to this article … Added new rows for VDI management, Disk Footprint and 4K Disk Support. Added ability to Download this technical comparison article as a Whitepaper for reviewing […]

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Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Design Considerations

October 1, 2013

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Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Design Considerations Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Design Considerations Published: June 26, 2013 Version: 1.1 Abstract: The Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Design Considerations  guide provides the enterprise architect and designer with a collection of critical design considerations that need to be addressed before beginning the design decisions process that will drive a hybrid cloud computing infrastructure implementation. This article can […]

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Nutanix released NOS 3.5 with Support for Microsoft Hyper-V (Tech Preview)

August 21, 2013

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Nutanix introduced NOS 3.5 with Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Support (Tech Preview) Today Nutanix introduced a technology preview of its support for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 in conjunction with the latest release of Nutanix OS (NOS) 3.5. http://www.vclouds.nl/2013/08/20/nutanix-released-nos-3-5-with-support-for-microsoft-hyper-v-tech-preview/

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Step-by-Step: Protect Private Clouds with Orchestrated Fail Over

August 19, 2013

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Step-by-Step: Protect Private Clouds with Orchestrated Fail Over On Friday, Brad Anderson, CVP for Windows Server and System Center, announced Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM) as a Cloud-integrated Disaster Recovery solution on his In the Cloud blog. Be sure to get the full details in Brad’s article, and then come back here to walk […]

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Monitoring your private cloud using VMM 2012 and Operations Manager 2012 – System Center: Virtual Machine Manager Engineering Team Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

August 19, 2013

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Monitoring your private cloud using VMM 2012 and Operations Manager 2012 If you haven’t been following the Cloud OS video series over on our Building Clouds blog, it’s a collection of videos that help you understand the technology, deployment, and management of the Cloud OS leveraging Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Service Pack […]

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Reduce VMware Storage Costs with Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces

August 17, 2013

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Reduce VMware Storage Costs with Windows Server 2012 Storage Spaces Windows Server 2012 can provide key advantages in one of the areas that is near-and-dear to every VMware administrator’s budget: Storage! In this article, we’ll explore the storage enhancements that Windows Server 2012 offers, and along the way, we’ll see how it can help to […]

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Microsoft previews Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials with cloud and virtualisation enhancements

July 4, 2013

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Microsoft previews Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials with cloud and virtualisation enhancements Microsoft has announced a preview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, the upcoming version of its server line targeted at SMEs. While the new version continues to focus on offering value for smaller businesses, Microsoft said it has added capabilities to allow it […]

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Released: Exchange 2013 Server Role Requirements Calculator

May 14, 2013

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Released: Exchange 2013 Server Role Requirements Calculator It’s been a long road, but the initial release of the Exchange 2013 Server Role Requirements Calculator is here. No, that isn’t a mistake, the calculator has been rebranded. Yes, this is no longer a Mailbox server role calculator; this calculator includes recommendations on sizing Client Access servers […]

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VMware Advantages whitepaper EXPOSED ( Part 1 ) – MEA Center of Expertise

May 5, 2013

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VMware Advantages whitepaper EXPOSED ( Part 1 ) VMware has just released a white paper titled “why choose VMware for server virtualization” with detailed comparison between VMware Vsphere 5.1, windows server 2012 hyper-v and Citrix Xen server 6. The white paper is available here http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/vmware_advantage.pdf Microsoft has previously published a very similar white paper previously […]

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