Month: August 2016

PowerShell for Everyone – Microsoft makes it Open Source

You wanted it and now you have it. Microsoft vision of joining forces with Linux and the Open Source community took another huge leap in the right direction today. This announcement has made Power Shell open and available to the community.   Here is a snip from the blog posting at Microsoft describing this announcement: Since its inception in 2002 PowerShell has been deeply influenced and improved by the passion and needs of our community. As an example, 80 contributors filed bugs and issues on the “alpha” release. Since that time we, together, have built a strong PowerShell community that...

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Not all Backup Targets are created Equally – Exagrid + Veeam

We have been implementing Veeam Backup Solutions for about the past 4 + years now and one thing that we have learned is that not every backup target is the same. We are pleased to announce this week that we have signed up as a partner with Exagrid. Exagrid treats Veeam backup targets storage differently from traditional ISCSI / NAS or CIFS repositories. It is actually purpose built for backup and optimized for Veeam.   What makes Exagrid different for Virtual environments is:   Virtual Environments IT environments are increasingly becoming virtualized for the majority of applications. Virtualized backup...

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Ignite is Sold Out – Don’t fear you can win a free pass

Some huge congratulations are in order for the Microsoft Events team for selling out #MSIgnite 2016. Did you forget to buy your ticket or your boss would pay for it this year. Don’t worry HyperGrid is giving away a free pass to Ignite. All you have to do is signup for our webinar on August 25, 2016 and you will be entered to win. You do need to put in a valid business email address in order to qualify. So make sure you read the fine print. You can register for the Webinar here:   Here is some more information on the webinar:   Unleash the Power and Flexibility of VDI Major Healthcare User Shares His Experience August 25, 20169:00am PST / 11:00am CST / 12:00pm EST Join us and benefit from our experts’ in-depth knowledge and real life experiences. Kelly Murphy, HyperGrid Founder, speaks to how HyperGrid HyperConverged Infrastructure (HCI) delivers a VDI-in-a-Box solution: Deploy rapidly Add incrementally as needed Scale to 1,000 of desktops in one grid Pay of usage model drastically lowers TCO Build for a DevOps model Douglas DeCamp, discusses how he was able to design and implement a simple cost effective and scalable solution to deliver any application to any user on any device. Efficiently managed and scaled Windows Application Management today with a 5 year view into the future Details on how...

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MVPDays North American Community Roadshow – Countdown Show #1

  We’re back again this time for a MVPDays North American Community Roadshow tour.   Some huge announcements in this countdown show including: 7 new Cities for MVPDays Community Roadshow in 2016/2017 Atlanta September 2016 Seattle November 2016 Orlando December 2016 Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton February 2017 New Orleans May 2017 We also announced the very first ever Ignite Cup: An exhibition hockey game that will be the “Coolest” Event at MS Ignite 2017 Register for Ignite Cup 2016 Atlanta GA     We will be having some extra special guests join us for MVPDays 2016 in Atlanta.   Watch the...

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Huge Announcement – Ignite Cup the Coolest Event at MS Ignite 2016

Come join us in Atlanta for the absolute “Coolest” event at MS Ignite 2016. We hosting an event at the Duluth Ice Forum featuring an exhibition Hockey Game. Planning for this event started over 1 year ago and was originally going to happen with MS Ignite Chicago… After the venue moved so did we. There are still spots available for players, coaches, spectators and more. This is a 100 % free community event. We have gracious sponsors that have stepped up to help cover our costs. So far we have: Veeam, HyperGrid, RSVC, and TriCon Elite Consulting. (Thank you...

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