Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Cool Tools: Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 2.0

A few days ago Microsoft released the newest version of Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC), version 2.0.

Taken directly from the webpage: ‘…Microsoft® Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) is a Microsoft-supported, stand-alone solution for the information technology (IT) pro or solution provider who wants to convert virtual machines and disks from VMware hosts to Hyper-V® hosts and Windows Azure™…

And: ‘…MVMC can be deployed with minimal dependencies. Because MVMC provides native support for Windows PowerShell®, it enables scripting and integration with data center automation workflows such as those authored and run within Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 R2. It can also be invoked through the Windows PowerShell® command-line interface. The solution is simple to download, install, and use. In addition to the Windows PowerShell capability, MVMC provides a wizard-driven GUI to facilitate virtual machine conversion…’

Many new features are added. Want to know more? Go here.

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