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Real Madrid and Microsoft team up – TechNet Radio – IT Time, more..

Real Madrid & Microsoft: Better Together – Embarking on a Digital Transformation Initiative With over 450 million fans spread out across the globe, how could Real Madrid create meaningful connections with its extraordinary fan base? This was the unique challenge Microsoft was issued and through Microsoft Cloud solutions consisting of Azure, Dynamics CRM and Power BI,… Read more

Microsoft IT Pro Career Center Opens, be the first to check it out!

Cloud technology is transforming how you do your job. Keeping up with the necessary skills and trends is more important than ever. Microsoft is introducing two new free programs for IT Professionals who want to build and grow their career in the cloud-first world. Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials A free annual subscription that includes free… Read more

Get Azure credits, map your cloud career path, build your skills, and access expert support for FREE!

Here’s a new Microsoft program that just launched! Cloud technology is transforming how you do your job. Keeping up with the necessary skills and trends is more important than ever. Microsoft is introducing two new free programs for IT Professionals who want to build and grow their career in the cloud-first world. Microsoft IT Pro Cloud… Read more

NFL and Microsoft – Team Up, check out the latest technologies

This is the new episode and you can also find this at https://aka.ms/nfltnr Mid Quality MP4 (approx. 2-2.5Mbps) Finding new and better ways for NFL fans to experience Game Day as well as improve work productivity for coaches, players and organizations. This is the mission of the NFL and Microsoft partnership and in today’s episode,… Read more

XMING + Bash on #Ubuntu on Windows = X11 Window System Running from #Windows10 Subsystem for #Linux

Interesting blog post by Paul DeCarlo, demonstrating Bash on Ubuntu on Windows with various X11 and GTK applications using XMING for hosting graphical applications running in the Windows 10 Subsystem for Linux. Really Star Wars, and those eye-balls looking at me!  Nice work Paul. https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/WinCoder/XMING–Bash-on-Ubuntu-on-Windows–X11-Window-System-Running-from-Windows10-Subsystem-for-Linux  … Read more

Backyard Data Science: An Inside Look at What You Can Do with Azure Machine Learning and Cortana Analytics

If you’ve ever wondered what Data Science is and how could it possibly apply to your daily routines and schedules then this is the video for you! Join Blain Barton and Buck Woody as they de-mystify some of the more commonly asked questions surrounding this hot and growing field in the business and technology sector…. Read more

Nascar and Microsoft Working Together – IT Time – TechNet Radio!

  Pushing boundaries, going beyond what was once thought impossible and making it a reality. This is what NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports is all about. Join Blain Barton and Mike Downey as they take us through the fast lane of how Microsoft is helping drive innovation through technologies such as Windows 10 and Microsoft Azure… Read more

Jacksonville IT Pro Camp – June 11 at Keiser University

IT Pro Camp Inc. 501C3 and their volunteers are holding an IT Pro Camp in Jacksonville June 11th, sign up at the Eventbrite site below! Join our leader in Jacksonville Sidney Moore, myself and others as we hold sessions on the latest technologies including Azure Cloud, Office 365, DevOps, PowerShell and much more. Keiser University 6430… Read more

Exam Jump Start 70-534 with Dan and Brian, check it out,

Cloud Architects positions are among the top demanded positions by corporate employers. They are also very high paying and garner an enormous amount of respect and prestige. Would you make a good Architect? Are you interested in becoming certified in architecting Microsoft Azure solutions? The Architect exam covers designing all aspects of cloud solutions so… Read more

Dockers Birthday! Yeah… Celebration time! Read on….

Microsoft is proud to partner with @Docker on their #dockerbday helping everyone learn how to build, ship, & run apps with the #docker toolbox: docker.com/birthday Docker users of all skill levels are welcome to join! Already using the Docker platform? We are recruiting a network of mentors who can help deliver the training materials and… Read more

PowerShell Saturday #10–Tampa–University of South Florida, register now, beginner, inter and advanced sessions…

PowerShell Saturday #010 : Tampa, Florida – March 19th, 2016 PowerShell Saturday #10 is coming to the University of South Florida on March 19th! There will be food provided as well as a wealth of knowledge by seasoned professionals. The Keynote will be by Ed Wilson, joined by Mark Minasi and followed by beginner, intermediate… Read more

PowerShell Saturday #10 Tampa–USF , register while seats still left….

PowerShell Saturday #010 : Tampa, Florida – March 19th, 2016 PowerShell Saturday #10 is coming to the University of South Florida on March 19th! There will be food provided as well as a wealth of knowledge by seasoned professionals. The Keynote will be by Ed Wilson, joined by Mark Minasi and followed by beginner, intermediate… Read more

NASCAR on Microsoft Azure

As I pack to leave for Daytona next week and enjoy the 3 race series as well as the Daytona 500 “The Great American Race” of them all, I found this  interesting NASCAR Channel 9 interview, check it out – NASCAR sanctions over 360 motor racing events each year, including the IMSA series covering manufacturers… Read more

(Part 2 of 2) Deploying Windows 10 using System Center Configuration Manager with Richard Balsley and Blain Barton

Blain Barton and Richard Balsley are back for Part 2 in this series on how to deploy Windows 10 to your Enterprise environment using the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager. In this all demo session we’ll show you what the new ConfigMan console looks like and how to use it…. Read more

(Part 10 of 11) To the Cloud! Building a Website for Your Business with Blain Barton

In Part 10 in our “To the Cloud” series, Blain Barton shows us how we can use Microsoft Azure to build websites, web apps, mobile apps, and API apps, and deploy a scalable site that uses the programming language you choose…. Read more

(Part 9 of 11) To the Cloud! Giving Users Access to Third-Party Applications

In Part 9 in our “To the Cloud” series, Blain Barton welcomes Jennelle Crothers to the show as they show us how to use Microsoft Azure to provision third-party products from the Microsoft public cloud so that users can access them directly from their web browsers…. Read more

(Part 8 of 11) – To the Cloud Series – Running Windows Applications Remotely with Adnan and Blain

In Part 8 in our “To the Cloud” series, Blain Barton and Microsoft MVP Adnan Cartwright are back as they show us how to use Microsoft Azure RemoteApp to access and run apps on multiple platforms, devices and operating systems.  … Read more