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Microsoft DPE India Blog…

Hi Everyone, We have recently started the DPE India Blog for Announcements from Developer & Platform Evangelism Team in India. The blog will focus upon the activities from DPE India team targeting Developers, IT Professionals & Students. Here is the first blog post targeted for IT Professionals http://blogs.technet.com/b/dpeindia/archive/2013/07/08/cloud-os.aspx Make sure you subscribe to the DPE… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment tool for quicker and easier desktop, server and cloud migrations. MAP provides detailed readiness assessment reports and executive proposals with extensive hardware and software information, and actionable recommendations to help organizations accelerate their IT infrastructure planning process, and gather more… Read more

Microsoft TechEd North America 2013: All of Infrastructure & Datacenter Management Sessions

Hi IT Professionals, I want to share with you a complete list of sessions/labs related to Management (System Center, Windows Intune, Hyper-V, MDOP, and MDT) from TechEd NA 2013. Thanks to Cleber Marques & our community for sharing the list · Keynote Presentation · Deploying and Managing Windows 8 in the Real World · Simplify… Read more

Microsoft IT Camp – Windows Azure IaaS Resources

Hi Everyone, During the month of April & May, we delivered Windows Azure IaaS – IT Camps in 6 cities focusing on Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Windows Azure Virtual Network. As promised during our events, I am sharing some of the essential resources that you can use for understanding Windows Azure IaaS features. IT CAMP… Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager (SCCM 2012) Installation: SQL Server Database Error when using Named Instance…

Hi All,   Last week one of our customers was trying to install System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager. During the installation customer encountered an issue with SQL Server when using Named Instance instead of Default Instance. MSSQLSERVER. I decided to try out the scenario on my own test environment to simulate the same issue… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit v4 Beta

The enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is designed to help prevent hackers from gaining access to your system. The new EMET 4.0 (Beta) features provides a preview on what’s in store for the final version. Please note that this is a “Beta” release. It is not ready for wide enterprise deployment. The latest official EMET… Read more

Microsoft Support KB: Microsoft server software support for Windows Azure Virtual Machines

During my recent TechEd India 2013, Pune event, I was asked a question during our Stump the Speaker Session, the question was about what all Microsoft Server software is supported in Windows Azure Virtual Machines environment. And I have responded to the audience to wait for some time so that Azure team to share more… Read more

Microsoft Management Summit – MMS 2013: Sessions on Demand…

As you all aware we just concluded MMS 2012 event in Las Vegas. Watch 2013 Sessions On Demand Perhaps you missed a session or you weren’t able to join us in person. Or maybe you just want to watch your favorite session over and over again. No problem! Session recordings and supporting materials are available… Read more

We are hearing: Microsoft Global Relationship Study Survey…

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve relationships with our customers and partners, Microsoft conducts a periodic worldwide Global Relationship Study via an independent market research company. If you have received a Microsoft branded e-mail invitation from Microsoft Feedback (feedback@e-mail.microsoft.com) to participate in this research, you can trust that the invitation was sent on… Read more

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 for Software Assurance, Now Available…

  Today we’re excited to announce that the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 for Software Assurance is now available for download! When people think about MDOP, they often think about its virtualization tools that help personalize user experience, simplify app deployment, and improve app compatibility for Windows. MDOP is much more than that though,… Read more