Windows Azure Primer for IT Pros

The recent Windows Azure for IT Pros webcast series I’ve been delivering contains technical guidance on educating IT Professionals on Windows Azure and how to get familiar with this cloud platform.  For those of you who have attended any of my in-person events, you’ve probably heard me say that Windows Azure is Microsoft’s platform of…

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Windows Azure IaaS online and in-person event series resources

As I write this blog post, the current set of upcoming events is focused on the features in Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  These events contain both presentation and hands-on components where attendees are encouraged to bring their own computer to participate in the hands-on exercises where we walk through setup and configuration…

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Windows Azure Online Event Series, Session 2 begins Monday 5/20 – sign up today!

Join me for this three-part Webcast series focused on Windows Azure designed to help you understand the true ROI for ‘on-demand’ infrastructure scenarios and walk away with real-world proof of concepts that you can implement in your production environment.  This scenario focuses on using Windows Azure PowerShell for remote Administration of your newly created environment. …

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Windows Azure Hybrid Networking with IaaS Whitepaper

My colleague Jim Priestley recently helped author an incredible whitepaper on Windows Azure Hybrid networking that is an absolutely must read.  This whitepaper gives you detailed insight into leveraging many of the features of Windows Azure IaaS including most notably the hybrid networking functionality which extends your existing infrastructure to Windows Azure.  Highlights of the…

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New Windows Azure IaaS In-Person Hands-on events announced

Windows Azure events focused on the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) features of Windows Azure have just been announced, with two events scheduled to be held in the Microsoft NYC office in the coming weeks.  See the schedule below for details and a link to the registration site. These events will include both presentation and…

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Azure IaaS Online Event Series Announced, first event Wednesday 5/8

The latest round of IT Pro Events has been officially announced and these events will focus on Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) functionality and include both online and in-person events in the coming weeks.  These sessions will get IT Pros up to speed on Windows Azure IaaS functionality and the online events will…

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My first Windows 8 app, Squish-a-Fruit arrives in the Windows 8 Store

After several hours of coming up with a concept, working with my colleague Maria Naggaga, and using templates created by my colleague Jim O’Neil for Scirra’s Construct 2, my first Windows 8 App is now available in the Windows 8 Store.  Squish-a-Fruit is a family game for all ages where the goal is to squish…

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