Archive for the ‘Virtualization’ Category

Just 3 days to go until Europes E2E Virtualization conference. Will you be there?

Tonight I have the pleasure of packing my bag for my 4th attendance at Europe’s leading virtualization conference. As I flick through agenda I see I will have a few moments where I want to be in two sessions at the same time. E2E sessions are generally recorded and available afterwards along with slides, however one of […]

Posted on October 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Data Protection Manager, Social, Virtualization

Upcoming Windows Server 2012 Events in Jersey

Now we are just 5 days away from the Windows Server 2012 official launch day I thought I’d share a little excitement around some informal IT Pro events being held in Jersey. And that’s totally free events I might add! [Edit] Michael (co-founder of this Windows infrastructure user group) and I were just discussing his […]

Posted on September 2, 2012 at 5:11 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Upcoming Windows 2012 Events

Now we are just 5 days away from the Windows Server 2012 official launch day I thought I’d share a little excitement around some informal IT Pro events being held in Jersey. And that’s totally free events I might add! Tech.Days – Windows Server 2012 – Camp -  Register Starts: 14 September 2012 09:30 Ends: […]

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 11:16 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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IPD – System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

There is now an open beta for the Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager. This is a very useful job aid for planning your deployment. You can download the guide and provide feedback by visiting the Microsoft Connect website at: IPD -Virtual Machine Manager 2012

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 10:42 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Virtual Machine Manager

The IT Pro: Is certification relevant?

The great question that resurfaces repeatedly in our industry concerns the value and relevance of IT certification. I have recently received a few notes from from Microsoft Learning about introducing their new certifications and I’d like to share these with you. Naturally, I have weighed in my personal opinion and lastly hope to furnish you […]

Talking about SCVMM with Carsten Rachfahl

Recently I have been spending more time outside of Jersey and been fortunate to have met and discussed virtualization with some of Europe’s virtualization and Private Cloud IT Pro’s. Most of them can be found in the online and offline Microsoft and Citrix based communities,  tweeting, blogging, writing  and presenting their practical insights and product […]

Posted on December 14, 2011 at 10:42 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
In: Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

Experts 2 Experts Virtualization Conference

These days I attend so many events you’d think I get bored of them. Well actually no! The opposite, I just try and choose the best ones! Flying out of Jersey I managed to sneak in a quick yet thoroughly enjoyable family visit, then ran down to the docklands for a multi-vendor programme updating me […]

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 8:53 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Citrix, Events, Social, Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

Microsoft’s New Cloud Assessment Tool

Well there’s something new and interesting. Microsoft have released a cloud based tool to help partners asses their customer cloud computing needs. I have already run a sample client through the tool and it’s a real time saver. Not only will partners benefit in time saved, clients will soon benefit as this may bring more […]

Posted on October 7, 2011 at 2:32 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Cloud, Virtualization

SCVMM2012: Adding a host from an untrusted domain or workgroup

This quick guide is for those that want to deploy the agents to a host that doesn’t share the Virtual Machine Managers domain. There are two steps. Firstly we must install the agent on the host, then we must add the host to VMM and import the security key generated during the agent setup. Here […]

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 12:21 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
In: Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization · Tagged with: 

Installing and Evaluating VMM2012 RC

I’m just running through another SCVMM 2012 install and this time thought to capture the steps. System requirements and prerequisite information for the release candidate is available in the official TechNet deployment documentation here. Step by Step *Note I’m using the Release Candidate here and at this time am not creating a Self Service Portal […]

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 11:26 am by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
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