Download Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology Guide

There are several different forms of virtualization that need to be understood as a basis for making the right technology choice. The Selecting the Right Virtualization Technology guide enables you to rapidly and accurately select which Microsoft virtualization technology or technologies to use for specific scenarios. There are several different forms of virtualization that need to be understood as a basis for making the right technology choice. This guide addresses the decision steps that need to be taken in order to select the best virtualization approach for specific application requirements.

Download the Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5 Guide

The Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.5 guide enables organizations to implement application virtualization and effectively respond to the associated challenges. This IPD guide takes you step-by-step through the process of planning your application virtualization infrastructure, and assists you in taking advantage of new features in App-V 4.5 such as streaming servers and support for Internet-based clients.

Step By Step Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess in a Test Lab

DirectAccess is a new feature in the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems that enables remote users to securely access intranet shared folders, Web sites, and applications without connecting to a virtual private network (VPN).

This paper contains an introduction to DirectAccess and instructions for setting up a test lab to demonstrate DirectAccess with a simulated Internet, intranet, and home network using the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) and Release Candidate (RC) versions of Windows 7 and Window Server 2008 R2.

How about a Solution Center to help you plan the OS Migration Strategy?

Did you know that, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2000 Client and Windows XP SP2 support ends coming July 13, 2010? If you are still using one of these OS, its time you plan your migration stratergy. When you look at moving to Windows 7, how about presenting you with one single center, which will provide you all the resources available to help you move to a new client and server operating system?

The Springboard Team has created a End-of-Support Solution Center to help with the planning of your migration strategy from Windows 2000 or Windows XP to Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide (Beta) for DirectAccess Now Available

Are you looking to deploy DirectAccess available from the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems?  And, are you planning to allow users to access corporate resources (such as e-mail servers, shared folders, or intranet Web sites) securely without connecting to a virtual private network (VPN) using DirectAccess? The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Team has just announced… Continue reading Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide (Beta) for DirectAccess Now Available

Infrastructure Planning & Design Guides for Server 2008 R2

In support of the upcoming Windows Server 2008 R2 launch, Microsoft announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference 2009 this week the public release of Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides Series for Windows Server 2008 R2 – free best practice and guidance available to help Microsoft customers and partners accelerate their planning process of Windows Server… Continue reading Infrastructure Planning & Design Guides for Server 2008 R2