BranchCache for Microsoft Windows Professional

  If you ever looked into using BranchCache, you’re likely well aware that the Enterprise or Ultimate editions of Windows Workstation are required to get this peer-2-peer caching functionality.  That’s a disappointment for many organizations who aren’t spending the extra money to upgrade from the Professional edition.  However, as I learned today in front of…

Installing Android as a Hyper-V guest

If you’re looking for a way to test an Android device, consider the Android-86 port which can be run as a VM.  This makes a great test/demo platform for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager or Microsoft Intune. Colleague Joe Kuster wrote an article awhile back regarding his experience installing Android as a Hyper-V guest.  More…

Join #pzerger #CFullerMVP #MikeResseler for how to Automate Management of your Hyper-V Environment live on this Wednesday! #SYSCTR #SCORC #SCOM #Veeam

This Wednesday (1/14/2015) Pete, Mike and I will be teaming up for the first time ever for a presentation on how to automate management of your Hyper-V environment. It’s not often that you get three MVP’s with this much System Center background and diversity working together on one session. If you are interested in how…

Going beyond the 20 object display limit on widgets and using the Veeam Traffic Light Widget to provide a NOC view #SCOM #SYSCTR #Veeam

I have spent some time working with the Veeam management pack and recently started development of a NOC (Network Operations Center) dashboard which uses one of the Veeam widgets. The Veeam Traffic Light Widget allows you to show the top 20 or bottom 20 metrics and to color code them based upon the values which…