Month: September 2012

Windows Server 2012 Storage redefined part 1

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With Windows Server 2012, Microsoft has added loads of new features and functionality and I’m going to take a walkthrough of the new stuff. Data Deduplication Is the technology that allows you to eliminating duplicate copies of repeating data, so instead of storing…

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ConfigMgr 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta

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Microsoft just released the beta of service pack 1 for System Center 2012. And for ConfigMgr that includes: Deployment and management of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Distribution point for Windows Azure to help reduce infrastructure costs Automation of administrative tasks through…

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Operations Manager and service monitoring

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With SCOM 2007 you have the ability to monitor a service within your infrastructure with Distributed Applications.Distributed Applications are basically made up of different components that make your service.For instance let’s think of a web shop. Which are typically made up of 1x…

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Backup site servers in SCCM 2012

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A bit hidden in SCCM 2012 is the ability to backup site servers in Configuration Manager with a schedule, open the console go to administration –> site configuration –> sites –> settings –> Site Maintance From there you choose “Backup Sites Servers” and…

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Beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 released!

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This update includes the following:The Beta of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (“SP1”) enables System Center customers to jointly evaluate System Center 2012 with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. The Beta is for evaluation purposes only and not to be used…

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Certifications on track!

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So far this year it has been quite busy!But for my own sake I’m trying to learn as much as I can, and therefore I had laid some plans regarding certifications test ahead. Since Microsoft has released Windows Server 2012 and has reintroduced…

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System Center 2012 and Integration Possibilities

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With System Center 2012, Microsoft gathered all of their previous System Center products and gathered it as one large product.So now in 2012, System Center now contains (Service Manager, Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager, Orchestrator, Virtual Machine Manager and App Controller)…

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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and Vsphere 5.1

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A lot of fuzz is going on regarding virtualization these days, and the primary topic is Hyper-V vs VMware vSphere.And of course there going to be some arguments regarding which one is better, and which of them has the more features and who…

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Adding SCVMM server to Provisioning Server 6.1

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If you want to connect to SCVMM with PVS you need to do some changes on the SCVMM server first. Now why would you add a connection to SCVMM from PVS? Using a Provisioning Services streamed vDisk, the XenDesktop Setup Wizard assists in…

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Cortado Corporate Server 6.0

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Cortoda is a company, which has focused on BYOD / MDM solutions. They have a Drop box-alike solution which I have blogged about earlier, called Cortado Workplace, an excellent HTML5 based solution. http://msandbu.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/cortado-workplace/ They also have a product called Corporate Server which includes…

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