Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano Life cycle Updates

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Microsoft Windows Server, Azure, Nano and life cycle Updates For those of you who have an interest in Microsoft Windows Server on-premises, on Azure, on Hyper-V or Nano life cycle here are some recently announced updates.Microsoft has announced updates to Windows Server Core and Nano along with semi-annual channel updates ...

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016Updated 12/8/16In case you had not heard, Microsoft announced the general availability (GA, also known as Release To Manufacturing (RTM) ) of the newest version of its Windows server operating system aka Windows Server 2016 along with System Center 2016. Note ...

What does new EMC and Lenovo partnership mean?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

The past several weeks have been busy with various merger, acquisitions and collaborating activity in the IT and data storage world. Summer time often brings new relationships and even summer marriages. The most recent is EMC and Lenovo announcing a new partnership that includes OEM sourcing ...

Whats your take on open virtualization alliance and VMware?

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Have you heard about the open virtualization alliance (OVA), their kernel based virtual machine (KVM) and their diverse membership list? If not, here is a link to the OVA FAQ, also take a moment and read this here that talks about OVA along with some perspectives commentary from others as well ...

How to win approval for upgrades: Link them to business benefits

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Drew Rob has another good article over at Processor.com about various tips and strategies on how to gain approval for hardware (or software) purchases with some comments by yours truly. My tips and advice that are quoted in the story include to link technology resources to business ...