Lights… Camera… PANIC!

  In the most recent round of SMB Live events, one of the modules was on modern marketing with mini video clips. They are surprisingly easy to make and can have a tremendous impact on the quality of your customer engagement. At our Richmond, VA event, I pulled my co-worker, Chris Large, into the lobby…


Design Azure infrastructure services to host a multi-tier LOB application

Deploying typical multi-tier line of business (LOB) applications as virtual machines in Azure is a combination of what you already know and new information about the networking, storage, and compute elements of Azure infrastructure services. To help you figure it all out, determine the design of the Azure environment by addressing the following: Resource groups…


Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 Is Now Available!

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 is now available! We are very excited to announce the release and all the features it has to offer.  Check it out today!! The Microsoft Dynamics GP team is pleased to announce that Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 R2 has released!   Dynamics GP 2016 R2 continues the great value delivered in previous…


Data & Analytics Partners: Add value to your Internet of Things solutions with real-time analytics

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic, but it’s about more than just connected devices. The real value in IoT comes when you begin to use the data in creative ways. The December focus for the Data Platform and Advanced Analytics Partner Community is about how real-time analytics can introduce new opportunities for partners and…


One Hour Could Kick Start Your Students’ Coding

  How many people write code worldwide? During Computer Science Education Week, from Dec. 5 to 11, there will be many millions. They’ll be all ages, they’ll code in more than 45 natural languages, and they’ll do their coding from over 180 countries as they participate in the fourth annual Hour of Code. The founders…


Redmond: el campus tecnológico con cero desperdicios

Cada vez más, aumenta el número de empresas y organizaciones que tienen como prioridad en sus estrategias de negocio reducir a los grados más bajos posibles el número de desperdicios que generan tanto de manera externa como interna. Hoy Microsoft cuenta ya con un reconocimiento por parte del U.S Zero Waste Business Council, el cual…


Data Integration Design Patterns With Microservices

Data Integration Design Patterns With Microservices Introduction My name is Mike Davison.  I work at Microsoft as a Data Platform Solution Architect.  In this role, I spend most of my time working with large customers on data and analytics solutions.  Digital transformation is probably also worth a mention for those readers playing the IT Vendor…


Modern public folder deployment best practices

Introduction Since the release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, we have heard questions regarding the sizing and deployment of modern public folders. It is important to plan migrations for public folders so the client experience with their use is good. In this blog post, we will discuss some of best practices and recommendations regarding modern…


Windows 10 1607 ist jetzt Current Branch for Business Release

Windows 10 1607 (das Windows 10 Anniversary Update) kann jetzt als Current Branch for Business-(CBB-)Release bereitgestellt werden. Dieser wichtige Meilenstein kennzeichnet die positive Bewertung dieser Version durch Kunden, OEMs und Partner. Unternehmen können dadurch die bedarfsgerechte Bereitstellung weiter beschleunigen. Um das zu erreichen, wurden annähernd 1.000 Rückmeldungen von unterschiedlichen Kundentypen berücksichtigt, darunter auch von Pilot-Bereitstellungen…


Ignite session replay: Modernize applications with Windows Server 2016

Ignite session replay: Modernize applications with Windows Server 2016
Ignite session replay: Modernize applications with Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 was designed to support both traditional applications, as well as new cloud-native applications and DevOps workflows. Jeffrey Snover and Jeff Woolsey provide a great overview of the new options available today with the cloud-ready operating system: The Nano Server configuration reduces the size of the OS deployment by 25x and dramatically…