Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA!

Watch the Microsoft 2015 Virtual CIO Summit, streaming LIVE from the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA! Date: Tuesday, October 6thTime: 8:00am – 2:45pm PDT Hear from industry thought leaders, key Microsoft experts and your peers at this year’s CIO Summit. The Summit will cover key topics ranging from how the digital age is changing the…

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Best of Microsoft Build Coming to a City Near You!

Many more details to follow.  Registration is open Event Date Location Event link 18-May Best Buy Theater, New York City https://newyork.build15.com/ 20-May Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta https://atlanta.build15.com/ 29-May Moody Theater, Austin https://austin.build15.com/ 10-June Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago https://chicago.build15.com/ 15-June Universal Studios, Hollywood – LA https://losangeles.build15.com/   This event series brings the Build experience to…

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Assessing Current IT infrastructure with Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) AND BONUS-Evaluate for Migration to Azure Cloud

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.  It … Continue reading →

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Huge Wave of Technology Events Coming to the North East

New Meetup Group created to simplify reporting and management of event notifications.  Please take a couple minutes to join the group at http://www.meetup.com/NEITPro/ Date Where / Registration Time Event Description 2/26/2013 Farmington, CT  Microsoft 9a-4pm IT Camp – Server 2012  (Hands On) Most Monday’s Office Hours with ITProGuru Dan Stolts 8am-9am Please RSVP 3/5/2013 Providence,…

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Windows Server 2012 Installfest Nov 16, Cambridge MA

We are pleased to announce that the Boston Area Windows Server User Group will be providing an Installfest and Full day of training on Windows Server 2012. The Event will be held November 16th 2012 at the Microsoft offices at 1 Cambridge Center in Cambridge, MA.  On the MIT map it is listed as NE18 …

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Microsoft Virtual Labs Available NOW! System Center, Windows, Virtualization, SharePoint, Exchange, SQL, And Lots More!

TechNet Virtual Labs enable you to quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. Check here for system requirements. OR…

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Free eBook – Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2

Looks like a real winner!!! In terms of the contents: Chapter 1 What’s New in Windows Server R2 1 Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration: Adding R2 to Your World 9 Chapter 3 Hyper-V: Scaling and Migrating Virtual Machines 25 Chapter 4 Remote Desktop Services and VDI: Centralizing Desktop and Application Management 47 Chapter 5 Active…

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How To Merge a Chained Differential VHD Disk So It Can Be Extended and Expanded

In my post Out of Disk Space on Drive C–How To Increase Space on Drive C of a Virtual Machine Running Windows Server 2003 I showed how to expand a drive but these instructions do not work if you have a differencing disk or chain of disks.  If you want to expand a disk, you…

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Microsoft Changes Our World Through Innovation

Don’t miss the video at the bottom.  It shows a bit of vision for the future Microsoft has and continues to change our world. Microsoft has been innovating for their entire life. Shall we see what the future might hold? Let’s do that but first we need to look at how we got to where…

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Native Boot To VHD Part IV – BCDEdit is the Magic

In this Video Series we will dive deep into a the new virtualization feature built into Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. It is called Native Boot To VHD. This is the one virtualization platform that allows virtualization inside of the virtualized machine. Yes, you can run Hyper-V or Virtual PC from inside a…

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Bring a Friend to a TechNet Event and win a copy of Configuring Windows 7

Bring a Friend to TechNet Unleashed: The Microsoft Virtualization Tour and win a copy of ‘Configuring Windows 7’ (oh yeah, your friend gets one too!) Its EASY! • When you register for either a TechNet Event or MSDN Roadshow, simply type your friend’s name in the Referral Code field. •When you check in at the…

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iSCSI SAN for VERY Easy Storage Virtualization – All About Storage From Virtualization Group Boston

A quick update on Virtualization Group Boston’s, “All About Storage” event. Thanks to our Community Sponsors: PerfectDisk, and StarWind Software. We had a great turnout with strong presentations from two big names in the industry, StarWind Software and PerfectDisk (Raxco Software).  One of the topics we discussed and I wanted to explore more is iSCSI…

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Wisdom From The Field Two Ten Systems on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – Makes The OS Relevant – Momentum Interview

Company name: Two Ten Systems – Systems Integration Firm located in CT, Serving Greater CT and Manhattan area. Small to midsize vertical mainly in financial and real-estate industries. http://www.twotensystems.com Your geographic location (country): USA Project Name/Description: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Objectives of the project: Satisfy curiosity about the product. Determine security integration…

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TechNet Unleashed and MSDN Unleashed in Greater Buffalo IT Pro/Dev Day July 21st 2009

Mark your calendars!  MSDN and TechNet in conjunction with the Western New York .NET Users Group are bringing the Greater Buffalo IT/Dev Day to Daemen College in Amherst on July 21st.  Special thanks to David Hockenberry of WNYDNUG for spearheading and coordinating the logistics of this event! This IT/Dev Day comprises separate TechNet Unleashed and…

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