Chelsio Delivers NVGRE Offload for Microsoft Cloud Platform System

SUNNYVALE, Calif., (October 30, 2014) – Chelsio Communications, the leading provider of 40Gb Ethernet (40GbE) Unified Wire Adapters and ASICs, announced today that its T5 adapters, used for storage networking within Microsoft’s new Cloud Platform System (CPS), can also be used for front-end network connectivity, with support for Network Virtualization using Generic Routing Encapsulation (NVGRE) offload. Offloading NVGRE encapsulated […]

NEW Webinar & eBook : Microsoft Licensing for Virtual Environments

NEW Webinar & eBook : Microsoft Licensing for Virtual Environments Microsoft licensing for virtual environments can be tricky and there are a lot of misconceptions out there on how to ensure you comply, but also special benefits some may be unaware of. Are you looking to get to grips with Microsoft licensing for virtual environments? […]

Free Script: Find Orphaned Hyper-V VM Files

by Eric Siron If you’ve had very much virtual machine churn in your environment, it’s almost inevitable that you’ve wound up with a few disconnected virtual machine files here and there. This free script will help you to locate orphaned Hyper-V VM files. For fellow infrastructure scripters, there is a special bonus script included as […]

MailStore – Top Marks in Customer Satisfaction Survey

MailStore Achieves Top Marks in Customer Satisfaction Survey An international survey conducted among MailStore Server customers in the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland and further countries confirms the high level of satisfaction with the quality of our products and services. Over 480 companies […]

12 Common Hyper-V Deployment Mistakes

by Eric Siron I’ve seen a lot of questions from those who have recently deployed Hyper-V for the first time. Some just need a few pointers to iron some minor glitches, but some are in really bad shape. Here are some of the common deployment mistakes and their solutions. Read more :  12 Common Hyper-V Deployment […]

How to Reset A Forgotten Hyper-V Admin Password

by Luke Orellana As an IT Professional, you might find yourself blessed with the unfortunate scenario of working on a Hyper-V server that is not able to authenticate to the domain and the cached domain credentials are no longer working. In addition to this predicament, you learn that there is no documentation for the local administrator […]

New MailStore Server 9

New: MailStore Server 9 Integrated Task Scheduler MailStore Server 9 has an integrated task scheduler that greatly simplifies the creation and execution of archiving tasks. All tasks for archiving email servers were previously created in the Windows Task Scheduler of the system on which the client was running by the MailStore Client software. MailStore Server […]

Automatic Archive in Archiware P5

Automatic Archive in Archiware P5 Posted on October 14, 2014 Let’s say you work in the media and entertainment industry, perhaps in Post production, and maybe, just maybe, you shoot a lot of digital film (R3D, Arri RAW, XDCAM, etc), and just maybe you have a SAN. And maybe you’re lucky and you set up a […]

Using Gmail Drafts to… Command and Control your Computer?

Using Gmail Drafts to… Command and Control your Computer? In Alerts & Outbreaks by steve on October 29, 2014 – See more at: For those who (over) think before they email, the Drafts folder can be both blessing and a curse. Anyone who has ever accidentally sent an unfinished draft to a coworker, new […]

Live Backup Changes in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Live Backup Changes in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 by Eric Siron Quite some time ago, we wrote a post about taking live backups in Hyper-V. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 really changed the mechanics of backup. This post examines how those changes have affected live, or hot, backups. Until 2012 R2, backup was strictly based on VSS […]

Widespread Windows Zero Day affecting Microsoft Office Files

In Alerts & Outbreaks by steve on October 22, 2014 | English – See more at: Last week, Emsisoft published details on The Sandworm Team, and how this group of hackers has been using vulnerability CVE-2014-4114 to remotely execute malicious code through shared Microsoft Office files. Microsoft has since issued a patch for this vulnerability; […]

Paragon Software Group releases Protect & Restore 3.5

Paragon Software Group releases Protect & Restore 3.5 for business organizations of all sizes to meet data protection and restore objectives in virtual and physical environments October 2014 Unified, scalable protection solution for heterogeneous IT infrastructures now with enhanced performance, a new powerful deduplication mechanism, the most efficient Exchange database backup and recovery, protection of […]