Today, HP announced the newest offering in its VirtualSystem for Microsoft solutions family – the VS3, leveraging HP hardware that has been assembled and optimized to deliver the entire Microsoft Private Cloud stack, including:
HP Proliant “generation 8” BladeSystem servers HP 3PAR storage HP Insight Control management tools Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V Microsoft […]
No, I didn’t do a typo and mean to say “Every Windows Server has an iSCSI Initiator”
And it may only be a slight exaggeration when I say “Every“.
But did you know that your Windows Server 2008 R2 server can also be an iSCSI Target? I didn’t.
Typically, one thinks of an iSCSI Target […]
Today (actually yesterday) marks five years for me at Microsoft. It’s been an amazing adventure so far and as usual for anniversaries, it seems like both yesterday and a lifetime ago that I started.
At the time, I was a Microsoft MVP in File System and Storage technologies – which is the closest category that […]
Huge Congratulations to my friend, Matt Hester.
Matt is a one of the folks that taught me how to blog, so that I could use social networking to convey my passion for technology products. He also happens to be an IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft, meaning that he spends most days speaking at local […]
Congratulations to my friends at Dell for their launch of storage appliances that are powered by Windows Storage Server 2008.
This is a great example of what happens with the partnership of Microsoft with a server manufacturer.
In this case, instead of simply pre-installing Windows Server and a standard Dell PowerEdge server (which […]
This is a very good day to be in storage and a Windows network administrator – because HP just announced that they are shipping storage appliances that are powered by Windows Storage Server 2008. For more on the WSS08 release last month, check out these blogs:
May 5 – Announcing Windows Storage Server 2008 […]
I get this question every once in a while – so I thought I would offer my perspective on this.
To answer that, let me do a short reminder of what a Windows Storage Server is:
We started with the mainstream Windows Server operating system – and tune it from being the industry-leading general […]
For the record, I am not really a car buff. I am a “Buff”ington … and enjoy renting mustangs from Avis … but I’ve had a few questions on my Windows Storage Server 2008 RTM blog (below), so let me expand on my analogy:
Just a few miles down the road in Detroit, […]
As an updated reminder, we have two TechNet Webcasts today from Storage Solutions:
Introducing Windows Storage Server 2008
8AM Pacific / 11AM Eastern US time:
For background – check out my blog on WSS08 from earlier this week.
In this webcast, I am joined by one of those scary-smart but all-around-nice-guys, Scott Johnson, the […]