IT Time – TechNet Radio interviews Yung Chou on Cloud Computing

It’s IT Time and in today’s episode, Blain Barton and John Baker welcome Sr. IT Pro Evangelist, Yung Chou as they discuss the “ 5-3-2” principle of Cloud Computing. Tune in as they chat about what makes up the Cloud , its delivery and deployment methods as well as how one can easily get started…

TechEd Live–Jay Kothari discusses Office 365 Client Connectivity

Jay Kothari is a Program Manager for Microsoft. He’s discussing Microsoft Office 365 system requirements and desktop setup as well as getting Macs set up.  You would need Windows XP SP3 with IE/7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. Office 2007 or Office 2010. Office 2003 will not work and of…

TechEd Live! Edwin Yuen talks about Virtualization including Hyper-V and VMware

I’m here at TechEd Atlanta listening to Edwin Yuen talk about Hyper-V, XenServer and VMware. If you want to know some interesting stats go to: Phase II, Version 2 performed by Ruben Spruijt and Jeroen van de Camp. Coming soon is my interview with Edwin on IT Time Radio!

Phase 8–Framing goes fast!

This is my view and the framing that is going up quickly!  

IT Time – TechNet Radio – Windows Phone 7 in an IT Infrastructure

It’s IT Time and in this episode, Blain Barton interviews Alan Meeus, a Sr. Technical Product Manager with the Windows Phone team. Tune in as they discuss how Windows Phone integrates with a business’ IT Infrastructure, from planning to deployment, group policy measures and security.

IT Time with INTUNE! Check it out!

It’s IT Time and in today’s episode Blain Barton and John Baker welcome Paul Bourgeau from the Windows Intune team. Tune in as Paul takes us through Windows Intune , an Online Service for PC Management, as he demos its user interface – the System Overview tab, Client Software Deployment and Security Updates Tool, and…

Blain House Phase 5 – Got Slab?

Here are some pictures of the slab work and may the pilings rest in peace   Next phase is -  building upward!  

IT Time – TechNet Radio – First Interview with Ed Wilson and Blain Barton

  It’s IT Time and Blain Barton interviews the Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson. Listen in as they chat about Windows PowerShell and how IT Pros can leverage this vital productivity tool as well as what free learning resources are available

IT Camp Saturday #1 in Tampa offered Educational Sessions

Here’s an update on the IT Camp Saturday in Tampa.   Chad Miller explains in his own words,   The Next IT Camp is planned for South Florida in July 2011.

IT Time – TechNet Radio – Windows Phone 7 (Part 3 of 3)

Its IT Time and in Part 3 of this Windows Phone 7 Overview, we hear from Jeff Morris as he covers Enterprise capabilities for Windows Phone. Listen in as he discusses some changes and improvements for Exchange ActiveSync, as well as Security and Policy features for IT Pros.

IT Time – TechNet Radio – Windows Phone 7 Overview (Part 2 of 3)

  It’s IT Time and in Part 2 of this Windows Phone 7 overview, Ken Milner demos the Office hub, OneNote, Excel and some collaboration features found with SkyDrive and SharePoint as well as the Web browsing experience, pictures, music and video hubs

Blain Barton starts to build new home in Florida, follow the process!

I’ve started building a new home outside Tampa FL, check out the first phase of the project. Here, pilings are pounded into the ground that will support my new home. This is just the beginning of the build.  

1st Annual IT Camp Coming to Tampa FL – March 19th – Seats still open – Register Now!

The 1st Annual IT Camp is happening in Tampa Florida at KForce on March 19th starting 8am-5pm, with a Ybor City Party afterwards. The event is Free. Seats still open. Topics include PowerShell, Microsoft Cloud Services, Active Directory, Group Policy,  iphone in the Enterprise, Windows Server and Hypervisor and other technologies, Register now!  to…

Windows 7 Deployment: Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 TechNet Simulcast Event: Windows 7 Deployment: My Application is Broken and Can’t Get Up! Finding, testing, and fixing applications on Windows 7 with the Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 (Level 100) Download video WMV Download | Zune audio WMA | MP3 In Windows 7 migrations application compatibility is an important issue.  That’s where the Application…

Florida IT Server Group in Ft Lauderdale Meets – Adnan Cartwright Leader

  The Florida IT Server User Group in Ft Lauderdale covered Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 including setup, install and configuration.  The members had their laptops and it was a hands-on experience for all.  Make sure and check out the next Florida IT User Group announcements at:  This community group is growing and we would…

My 15 Year Celebration with Microsoft

Microsoft has and continues to be one of the best companies to work for.  In 1988, I started with Microsoft and saw the first Windows product come off the assembly line.  That day made history and now, there are computers in almost everything we do. On the desk at home and in the office, in…

About Blain Barton

Microsoft Contact(s): Name: Blain Barton E-mail:       PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   ·          Startered with Microsoft in 1988 but left for 5 years to work for a learning center only to return to the mother ship. Almost 20 total years at Microsoft including Worldwide OEM System Engineering and heading up the Visual Basic Support Team. Has…