Rethink Your Datacenter http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/72261/more en New Blog Series Teaches Lessons from the Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/new-blog-series-teaches-lessons-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">If you haven’t had a chance, take a look at the new Microsoft Server & Cloud blog series, “Learning from Cloud.” The series is a virtual tour of Microsoft infrastructure innovation.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/new-blog-series-teaches-lessons-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:29:00 +0000 108441 at http://windowsitpro.com What's on Your Wishlist? http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/whats-your-wishlist <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s datacenter is transforming into a new infrastructure, one that combines on-premise and cloud systems and services. At the center of this transformation, Windows Server, Microsoft System Center, and Microsoft Azure provide innovative ways to simplify your infrastructure and speed delivery of services to the business. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/whats-your-wishlist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:06:00 +0000 108431 at http://windowsitpro.com Hybrid Cloud Storage http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/hybrid-cloud-storage <div class="node-body article-body">IT environments today face storage cost challenges. Learn how a hybrid cloud environment with Windows Azure, Windows Server 2012 R2, and System Center 2012 R2 can help you to overcome them.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/hybrid-cloud-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hybrid Cloud Rethink Your Datacenter System Center 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Storage Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:36:00 +0000 107691 at http://windowsitpro.com Russinovich, Minasi, and the Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/russinovich-minasi-and-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Russinovich and Mark Minasi spoke in a joint TechNet session discussing cloud computing and what it means for IT pros and developers. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/russinovich-minasi-and-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter Azure Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 107441 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows Hyper-V Replica Troubleshooting http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/windows-hyper-v-replica-troubleshooting <div class="node-body article-body">A TechNet Wiki, containing links and resources to troubleshoot some of the Windows Hyper-V Replica failure scenarios that you might encounter, is now available.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/windows-hyper-v-replica-troubleshooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyper-V Rethink Your Datacenter Windows Server 2012 R2 Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:31:00 +0000 106921 at http://windowsitpro.com Taking the Mystery out of SDN http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/taking-mystery-out-sdn <div class="node-body article-body">Interested in learning more about software-defined networking (SDN)? Swing by Channel 9 for a video module that can help you get started.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/taking-mystery-out-sdn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Private Cloud Rethink Your Datacenter System Center 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Networking Networking software-defined networking System Center 2012 R2 Windows Azure Windows Server 2012 R2 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 13:18:00 +0000 106401 at http://windowsitpro.com Storage and Software, Redefined http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/storage-and-software-redefined <div class="node-body article-body">If you missed TechEd North America 2014, or just want to review the content you hear there, many sessions are now available online. If storage is a priority for you—and it should be, with today’s emphasis on everything Big Data—check out this recorded session.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/storage-and-software-redefined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter System Center 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage software-defined storage storage TechEd 2014 Windows Server 2012 Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:58:00 +0000 106421 at http://windowsitpro.com Bringing the Public Cloud To Your Data Center: Storage http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/bringing-public-cloud-your-data-center-storage <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cloud-based storage has three well-defined attractions for enterprise IT: it&#39;s a smaller initial operational expense rather than a costly capitalized data storage, it&#39;s quick to buy and deploy, and it&rsquo;s offsite. Exploiting those attractions requires a well-designed cloud integration architecture -- and selecting the right workloads.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/bringing-public-cloud-your-data-center-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter Microsoft storage web seminar Wed, 28 May 2014 16:48:00 +0000 106021 at http://windowsitpro.com SDN Aids Communication http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/sdn-aids-communication <div class="node-body article-body">SDN offers benefits for Lync by ensuring that VMs can be managed independently of the underlying network fabric. The Lync team also sees SDN benefits for unified communications. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/sdn-aids-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rethink Your Datacenter Networking Lync software-defined networking Unified communications Fri, 23 May 2014 02:14:00 +0000 104901 at http://windowsitpro.com Hyper-V Recovery Manager Functionality Preview http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/hyper-v-recovery-manager-functionality-preview <div class="node-body article-body">Last week, the Microsoft Virtualization Blog mentioned that it will be previewing Hyper-V Recovery Manager functionality that enables Microsoft Azure as a Disaster Recovery point for virtualized workloads. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/rethink-your-datacenter/hyper-v-recovery-manager-functionality-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyper-V Rethink Your Datacenter Wed, 21 May 2014 00:38:00 +0000 104891 at http://windowsitpro.com