Private Cloud

74% Of Workers Plug Personal Devices Into Work Network

January 7, 2011 // 4 Comments

I’ve just read a story on that discusses a Virgin Media (UK-based ISP) report.  It says that 74% of company employees are bringing personal devices into work and plugging them into the company network.  This is the sort of thing I was talking about in my previous millenials [...]

Virtualisation Academy: Private Cloud – Slide Deck

December 12, 2010 // 1 Comment

I presented the 3+ hour virtualisation academy a few weeks ago in the Microsoft Ireland offices to about 70 attendees.  It was a very demo-intensive session where I showed how to set up System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2 (templates, delegation) and System Center Virtual [...]

What are Millennials and Why Should an IT Pro Care?

December 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Before yesterday I had never heard the term Millennial.  I was at an event for UK/Ireland MVPs and this was the topic of the keynote.  It’s a term to describe the current generation of people.  So we had the baby boomers in the 50’s, Generation X in the 60’s and 70’s, [...]

6 Steps to Get Ready For Private Cloud

November 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

I just came across this blog post on the Windows Server blog.  It gives you some high level steps to prepare you for computing in private clouds.  Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,VMM,Private Cloud,Virtualisation Please follow and like [...]

Microsoft Private Cloud is Now Available

November 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 (SCVMM SSP 2.0), formerly known as the Dynamic Datacenter Toolkit, and better known as the front end of the Microsoft Private Cloud, is now available and supported in production usage. “VMMSSP (also referred to as the self-service [...]

Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track

November 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced a partnership program to deliver Hyper-V based private cloud solutions called Hyper-V Cloud Fast Track Partners.  It sounds like a marketing thing for buying a bundle of hardware and software to me.  Nothing exclusive is included. There is some documentation on how [...]
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