Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Jump Start: New Choices

IT leaders struggle with the costs and complications associated with data growth and are looking for new solutions and tools to help them scale and keep costs down. Come to this Jump Start to find out how the new tools in the R2 release of Windows Server 2012 can help you move workloads to less costly and more robust and scalable storage solutions. Learn more about Automated Tiering, Data Deduplication, Scale-Out File Server, shared VHDX files and Hyper-V live migration over the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol (SMB Direct and SMB Multichannel).

This Jump Start assumes a familiarity with Windows Server 2012 storage concepts; take the Windows Server 2012: Storage course to learn more. And you’ll get the most out of the Jump Start if you’ve already taken this one: What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Jump Start.

Instructor Team
Prabu Rambadran | Senior Product Manager
Prabu is a Sr. Product Manager in the Windows Server and System Center Product Marketing team. Prabu’s main areas of focus are Datacenter Storage, Software Defined Networking, Backup & Disaster recovery across the Windows Server and System Center products. Prabu has been with Microsoft for over 7 years. He was a part of Windows Development team before transitioning to Windows Server and Management marketing team. Prabu has a bachelor’s degree in Computer science and a Master’s degree in Computer science and mathematics.
Rick Claus | Senior Technical Evangelist | @RicksterCDN
Rick engages the worldwide Technical Community on behalf of Microsoft. Rick's role is to support platform awareness and skills development through special events targeting the broad community. Technical areas of expertise from his 20+ years of experience in the IT Industry include: Core infrastructure services, Virtualization technologies of all kinds, and systems management. Unofficially, Rick is focused on spreading his enthusiasm, passion and excitement on all things technical to anyone who has the time for a coffee (or pint) and a chat (in English or français – naturellement).
Live Event Details
September 24, 2013
9:00am - 12:30pm (PDT)
What: Fast Paced Live Virtual Session
Cost: Free
Audience: IT Professionals
Prerequisites: Having a solid understanding of Windows Server 2012 storage concepts. Preview Windows Server 2012: Storage and What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2 Jump Start.