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Article: Florida IT Server Group’s Adnan Cartwright writes on “Deploying an Internal PKI for Azure Recovery Services Prerequisite” read on….

Azure Recovery Services uses certificates to authenticate and encrypt connections to and from the Azure Platform. In the training video – Configuring Azure Backup In Windows Server 2012 the PKI environment was already setup and configured. This blog entry is the prerequisite to that configuration. Check out the step-by-step that Adnan put together, pretty impressive…. Read more

MAP Toolkit 9.0 now available! Download it here…

Here’s the RTM availability of version 9.0 of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit. Download the MAP Toolkit 9.0 now! and Windows Server 2012 R2 This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying the latest Microsoft technologies. It also enhances usage tracking to include accounting for Remote… Read more

ITPalooza was a great event! Read what went on here….

Last year, on 12/12/12, ITPalooza raised over $30,000 in charity donations from 1,200 members from the local IT community. Keeping with the spirit of bringing together the whole South Florida Technology community, this year, on 12/12/13,  with over that by far! Check out the results here!  http://www.ITPalooza.org   Event Venue was at the Graduate School… Read more