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…


Windows 10 Training for IT Pros on Microsoft Virtual Academy… read on…

Get going with Windows 10 training for IT Pros, there is more on the way!   Good work by Anthony Bartolo and Pierre Roman As an IT Pro, how can you securely enable your organization with Windows 10? Find out, in this practical and informative course. Windows offers management features that empower IT professionals to address…

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Global Delivery with Azure CDN (Content Delivery Networks) Step-by-Step ………

  By Blain Barton Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) connect the world together, streaming video, images and websites delivering amazing content to our devices and TV. I don’t have the patience to watch spinney going around in circles waiting for something to show up on the screen, watch a choppy movie or sit and wait for…

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Article – Setting up an application within the Azure Active Directory APPLICATION GALLERY

When I talk to most people that are new to Microsoft Azure, they believe that our cloud is all Microsoft products like Office, Windows, SQL and Visual Studio. The fact is that this is not true. There are many non-Microsoft products you can provision within the Microsoft Cloud like Oracle, Linux, Apache, SAP, MYSQL, PHP…

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G-series virtual machines available for West US, now these are big VM’s, check it out….

There are now G- Series virtual machines that can offer up to 32 cores, 448 GB Memory, Disk Size of 6,144GB SSD, now that’s incredible.  Currently only in West US Region. G-series virtual machines feature two times more memory and four times more Solid State Drive storage (SSDs) than the D-series. G-series provide high computational…

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D-Series VM’s for Microsoft Azure, read more….

I’ve been getting some questions from customers about the D-Series VMs so that I would report this info. D-Series VM’s provide great performance for applications needing fast, local (ephemeral) storage or a faster CPU; however, it’s important to understand a little about how the system is configured to ensure you’re getting an optimal experience. For…

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Attention ticket holders for Nov. 13th Dolphins vs. Bills game – Please RSVP for the TechTailgate party

  Attention ticket holders of the Nov. 13th Dolphins vs. Bills game:  with proceeds of TechWeekend@theDolphins event, we’re hosting a TechTailgate party and buying a couple grand worth of food and beer.  Please RSVP for the TechTailgate party here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-tailgate-at-the-dolphins-tickets-14042410227 If you want to participate but don’t have a Dolphins vs. Bills game ticket, use…

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Tech Weekend @ the Dolphins tomorrow Oct 25th and 26th, hope to see you there!

Sponsored by Citrix and Microsoft, Grand Prizes will be awarded for the use of the Podio API, Submission of Windows Phone & Store apps to the Store, Web App – Real Time Data, Best UI/UX. Whether you're a gamer, student, or just someone who uses the internet sometimes, all you'll need is a laptop and…

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Microsoft Ignite is our commercial technology event that brings together our audiences, May 4th – 8th 2015 in Chicago! Read more…

Microsoft Ignite is our commercial technology event that brings together our audiences, content and best-of experiences across TechEd, SharePoint Conference, Project Conference, Microsoft Exchange Conference, Lync Conference and Microsoft Management Summit. If you've attended TechEd or Microsoft Management Summit, this is the place for you to be. It's everything you've come to know and love…

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Matt Hester and Jennelle Crothers join us for today’s show as they discuss their upcoming Microsoft Virtual Academy event – “Modernizing Your Data Center” on Tuesday, October 28th. Tune in for Part 1

Matt Hester and Jennelle Crothers join us for today’s show as they discuss their upcoming Microsoft Virtual Academy event – “Modernizing Your Data Center” on Tuesday, October 28th. Tune in for part 1 of this MVA Live Event teaser and be sure to register for this FREE, live online training event!

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Register Now! – Modernize Your Datacenter Online IT Camp! Check it out! October 28th!

If you are an IT Pro looking ahead to next year’s Windows Server 2003 end of life, sign up for this informative look at data center modernization options. Review the four major steps for planning a migration project, and find out what you need to update your data center to match your workloads. Join experts…

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Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 is now available for download

Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.0 is now available for download. I had this is a recent article about converting physical to virtual machines and now it is out! http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42497 For free training also visit the Microsoft Virtual Academy at ; https://aka.ms/go-mva

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FinTank 2014 at Dolphins Stadium Oct 24th and 25th – Hackathon and IT Sessions

Sponsored by Citrix and Microsoft, Grand Prizes will be awarded for the use of the Podio API, Submission of Windows Phone & Store apps to the Store, Web App – Real Time Data, Best UI/UX. Whether you're a gamer, student, or just someone who uses the internet sometimes, all you'll need is a laptop and…

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Step-By-Step: Migrating Web Servers to Windows Server 2012 R2

In many of my IT Camps over the last 13 years I ask how many people have an updated topology map? Most of them just look at me with a blank face. Some raise their hands but not many. “It’s not that IT Administrators plan to fail, it’s that they failed to plan” Just something…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 6) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud - Introduction to Migrating Server Workloads to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure

[4:13]  What does end of support for Windows Server 2003 mean? [5:23] Migration vs. Upgrade. Which option is best? [15:02] What migration tools are available? [16:01]  Migrating foundation services (Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File Services & DFS, Web Servers, SQL, Exchange, and SharePoint Shortened URL if you would like to share on Twitter or Facebook,…

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Microsoft Azure Developer Camp: Build a Cloud-Native App in Microsoft Azure – Microsoft Virtual Academy – Check it out

Developers, do you want to quickly build and deploy apps to the cloud?  Well you need to check out the Microsoft Virtual Academy Check out this Developer Camp, explore the latest Microsoft Azure development tools and technologies, and leave with code running in the cloud! For your 30-day trial of Microsoft Azure go to- https://aka.ms/try-azure

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TechEd 2015? – It’s now time for an even bigger and better all encompassing all conferences – Microsoft Ignite - May 4th-8th 2015 in Chicago - read more…

Microsoft Ignite is our commercial technology event that brings together our audiences, content and best-of experiences across TechEd, SharePoint Conference, Project Conference, Microsoft Exchange Conference, Lync Conference and Microsoft Management Summit. This single, remarkable event allows us to tell our holistic company story to an extended audience across senior IT decision makers, IT Pros, enterprise…

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MVA Jump Start: Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise June 17,18,19….. Register Now!

Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise Jump Start My peer Tommy Patterson is delivery this so you’ll want to check this out! Date: June 17, 18, & 19, 2014Registration page: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/liveevents/windows-8-1-update-for-enterprise-jump-start Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise Jump Start Are you tackling BYOD? Windows 8.1 Update, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Phone can help! Find out…

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James Quick - Microsoft’s newest Developer Technical Evangelist in South Florida builds game called “Rain Dodge” check it out….

James Quick, our newest Florida Technical Evangelist on the Developer side of the business  just got his first game in the Windows 8 store today!  Here’s the link http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/app/rain-dodge/e6c33625-b296-4328-88c9-6c6afbe439a4 to check out “Rain Dodge”.. check it out….. Nice work James.

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IT Time – TechNet Radio: New Updates to the Microsoft Virtual Academy

"The Dean of Students," Alan Le Marquand is back for today’s show and in this episode he’s highlighting the recent updates and improvements made to the MVA. Find out how you can get involved as well as print out certificates of course completions and how you can get some hands-on experience demoing some of Microsoft’s…

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IT Time: TechNet Radio–Talks with Microsoft Virtual Academy’s Alan Le Marquand around the program and their 6 months anniversary

The Microsoft Virtual Academy has turned 6 months old and for all you MVA students the Academy is going strong! In today’s episode we have the “Dean” of students himself, Alan Le Marquand on the show to discuss everything the MVA has to offer. For IT Pros who haven’t heard about the MVA program, don’t…

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