AWS introducing ‘AWS Landing Zone’ solution

AWS is introducing a new technical solution named ‘AWS Landing Zone’. This set of tools allows AWS customers to automate the deployment of multiple AWS accounts linked together and build according AWS best practices. By doing so, a new AWS based environment can be quickly deployed. AWS has been talking … [Read more...]

Free 180-day NFR license for Veeam Backup & Replication v7

Veeam is giving away FREE 180-day NFR licenses for 2 sockets of Veeam® Backup Management Suite™ for VMware or Hyper-V for your home or work lab. This offer is for  VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals (VCP), Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCP), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialists (MCTS) and Most … [Read more...]

VMworld Zoetermeer 2013

Op 25 september verzorgen VMware en KPN in Zoetermeer een mini VMworld. Er zijn diverse technology sessies en 1 sales sessie. Meer info en inschrijven hier Agenda: … [Read more...]

It is official: I will be writing a book on Managing the Microsoft Hybrid Cloud

One of my dreams has always been to write a book. Today this dream starts as I signed a contract with Packt Publishing. Packt is a large publisher of IT-books (total 1714 titles )  and has 49 titles on cloud and virtualization. Some names of authors who wrote books for Packt are Leandro Carvalho, Prasenjit Sarkar, … [Read more...]

Microsoft retires its top-level certifications MCM, MCA and MCSM

Update: -added link to with response of Tim Sneath (  who writes he is “the person ultimately responsible for the decision to retire the Masters program in its current form” -added a link to an article by Tony Redmond of WindowsITPro BANG. The message  which Microsoft delivered Friday  … [Read more...]

Save the date: 28 november Experts Live in Nederland

Experts Live is hét kennisevenement rondom Microsoft Azure, System Center, Hyper-V, SQL, Windows Server en PowerShell. Experts Live wordt georganiseerd dóór en vóór de verschillende community’s zoals, System Center User Group, Windows Azure User Group, Dutch PowerShell UserGroup en PASS (SQL). Dit jaar … [Read more...]

Microsoft Ukraine and StarWind Software Introduce a Unique Solution for Business Virtualization

StarWind Software, storage virtualization software provider, and Microsoft Ukraine, the Ukrainian branch of the multinational corporation that delivers the world’s leading software solutions, introduce an exclusive joint offer – a solution for business virtualization. This offer enables customers to accelerate … [Read more...]

VMworld 2014 will be in San Francisco and Barcelona

At the end of VMworld 2013 US the locations and dates for VMworld 2014 were announced. VMworld US 2014 will be again in San Francisco. As rumoured earlier VMware signed a long term contract with the Moscone Convention center. Dates are August 24-28 VMworld Europe 2014 will be for the third time in Barcelona, the FIRA … [Read more...]

VMware vCloud Director is approaching End of Life for Enterprises but remains for service providers

Today reported in this article that functionality of VMware vCloud Director will be split into vSphere and vCloud Automation Center. What many insiders already suspected is now confirmed; vCloud Director has had its day. Enterprise customers are recommended to use vCAC for future projects. If they are on … [Read more...]

Recordings of top 10 VMworld breakout sessions are online!

VMware published recordings of the top10 breakout sessions of VMworld 2013 US online. All other of the VMworld sessions will be available for viewing at September 19 for all VMworld attendees or those who bought a subscription to view recordings only.   The sessions available now for free viewing … [Read more...]