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4 new videos on 2012 R2 and Network Virtualization

 :: Posted by John Savill on 10-21-2013

Busy weekend. Finally created and posted my Top Ten Windows Server 2012 R2 Features video in addition to 3 videos about Network Virtualization with SCVMM 2012 R2.

Have fun!

Two new Hyper-V 2012 R2 Storage Videos

 :: Posted by John Savill on 10-14-2013

Two new videos to go with Chapter 4 of my new Mastering 2012 R2 Hyper-V book.

Dynamic VHDX in action at and Guest Cluster storage options at

Learn about Work Folders and Workplace Join

 :: Posted by John Savill on 10-11-2013

Work Folders and Workplace Join are two new features in Windows Server 2012 R2 that enable new capabilities for non-corporate assets giving access to storage and applications in a secure manner. In this video,, I walk through both technologies and show how they are used from Windows 8.1, Windows RT and iOS devices.

Using Windows Azure Virtual Networks and setting up Site-to-site VPN

 :: Posted by John Savill on 10-07-2013

In the 20 minute video below I walk through creating a virtual network in Windows Azure then enable a site-to-site gateway to the on premise network using Windows RRAS as the local VPN end point. Very easy configuration. Available at and below.