5 Reasons to Upgrade to a Modern Server TODAY!

You probably don't need another reminder, but Windows Server 2003 end of support is happening - and it's happening soon. If you feel like you are … [Read more...]

10 Cities, 10 Free Infrastructure TechClinics

Directions hits the road with Microsoft to deliver Infrastructure TechClinics across the U.S.! During these FREE training sessions, Directions’ … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Features in a Multi-tenant Scenario

According to Microsoft’s website, Hyper-V is a “hypervisor-based server virtualization product that enables you to consolidate workloads, helping your … [Read more...]

Installing a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller

Many of our current customers are still running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers and they are looking to replace … [Read more...]

I want to go into IT – Where do I start?

Ah yes, an age-old question asked by young go-getters right out of junior college, massively in-debt graduates from universities, and folks who have … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Virtual Switches

Virtual switches, in Hyper-V, are used to segment and isolate, as needed, network traffic between Hyper-V guests, the Hyper-V host and the external … [Read more...]

Managing Local Storage

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 includes a convenient, easy to use method of consolidating locally attached storage devices, called Storage Spaces. … [Read more...]

Centralized Server Management in Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012’s Server Manager provides an easy and effective method for managing multiple servers running Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 … [Read more...]

File Server Optimization in Windows Server 2012

Managing the increasing demand for storage space on your local file servers can be particularly challenging, made more so by the storage of images, … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Enhancements in Windows Server 2012 R2

The recently released Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system offers some important new enhancements to the Microsoft virtualization … [Read more...]