System Center Virtual Machine Manager 1711 Preview for 4Sysops

The first in a series of two articles where I look at the preview (called 1711) of System Center 1801 is now online at 4sysops. In this article I look at Virtual Machine Manager and what this new release brings to the table. The tl;dr is Windows Server 2016 and 1709 support, shielded Linux VMs, Software Load Balancer (SLB) support, easy encryption of VM networks and management of ARM VMs in Azure. Read it here.

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Unified Azure Security Center and Operations Management Suite for 4Sysops

A recent article of mine is now live on 4Sysops, covering the integration of Azure Security Center (ASC) and Operations Management Suite (OMS), along with some new features in ASC for security.

Read it here.

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Column for Virtualizationreview.com–New in Windows Server 1709 for virtualization

My fourth column for virtualizationreview.com was just published (yesterday!), this time I cover what’s available in the first “Semi-Annual Channel” (SAC) version of Windows Server; 1709. The article focuses on containers, networking and virtualization. Read it here.

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Column for Virtualizationreview.com–Project Honolulu

My third column for virtualizationreview.com was published a while ago but I forgot to blog about it here. In this article I look at the new web based management UI for Windows Server, with a focus on Hyper-V and hyper converged infrastructure. Read it here.

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