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Building Clouds | …building hybrid clouds that can support any device from anywhere

Microsoft Teams, announced earlier today, is a new platform for chat based communication. I was very happy to see the Connectors available including …

Lync Server 2013 added support for SQL Failover Clustering

Seems like Microsoft recently updated the Database Software support for Lync Server 2013 to include Failover clustering as a supported Database high …

Using an existing VM for initial replication in Hyper-V Replica

Hyper-V Replica provides three methods to do initial replication:<p>Send data over the network (Online IR)<br>• Send data using external media (OOB IR)<br>• Use an …

Microsoft Learning Community

"One thing that everyone should remember is that learning should never stop, no matter what the circumstances."<p>Krunal Trivedi, MCT

Microsoft: Windows Server 2012 R2 goes gold

Microsoft has RTM'd its 'Blue' version of Windows Server, a k a Windows Server 2012 R2, according to company officials.<p>Not too surprisingly, given …

Overcoming the Limitations of Hyper-V Virtual Networking

In my last post I talked about Microsoft’s implementation of <b>Software-Defined Networking</b> with Hyper-V virtual networking. Hyper-V virtual networking …

Virtualization

Lync Server 2013 mobility – revisited

I wrote up a post on this topic a few months ago, named “Lync 2013 Mobile Client deployment – field notes“.<p>This has somewhat proven to be one of the …

PowerShell Sessions, Slides and Demos from TechEd 2013

We presented following sessions at this year’s edition of TechEd(s). At TechEd, we announced the newest feature in Windows PowerShell 4.0 – Desired …

What’s New in Hyper-V 2012 R2 Preview

As most are aware, Microsoft's hypervisor-based server virtualization offering, Hyper-V, has been growing in capability for some time now. The …

Feed of Windows Azure Pack Gallery Resources and SCVMM Service Templates is now LIVE

Install the Microsoft Web Platform Installer from here: http://www.microsoft.com/web/downloads/platform.aspx<p>Add the Service Model Feed as a custom …

FREE – Advanced Tools & Scripting with PowerShell 3.0 Jump Start course | JeffOps

Earlier this week I posted about the (FREE!) Getting Started with PowerShell 3.0 Jump Start course.<br>This time we’ll bring you the (again for FREE!) …

Having Fun with the Cloud? Make a Minecraft Server on Ubuntu! Part 1

With the 30 day free evaluation of Microsoft’s Cloud, aka Azure, I decided to try and make the cloud fun, so I made a Ubuntu VM which now hosts …

Polycom VVX Series Getting New Lync Features in v5.0: Call Park, Transfer, Better Together Over Ethernet and More

Polycom VVX series of phones are getting a substantial update around voice features according to company press release and Polycom people on the …

Windows Server 2012 DirectAccess and Remote Assistance

Understanding Lync Server Support Options

Microsoft recently made changes to the support options available to organizations deploying Microsoft Lync. Microsoft covered these changes in a Next …

Download Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool from Official Microsoft Download Center

The Planning Tool now allow user to have up to 10 sites, including central site and disaster recovery site<p>Lync Server Planning Tool 2013 offers the …

Microsoft Lync 2013 Client July 2013 Update Here

It looks like Lync 2013 July 2013 Update is here and it appears to have brought some interesting new functionality. What’s new? I’m still …

Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Notes from the Field: Early Adoption and Migration

Only 1 regret: not seeing this presentation BEFORE doing my Lync 2013 migration Johan catches most of the issues and includes many live demos..<p>This …