Management and Security on Tap – Changes To Technology Focus Area For New Fiscal Year

     A New Way Of Doing Business 🙂 I am an IT Pro Evangelist in the US East Region (Developer and Platform Evangelism [DPE]).  Starting FY11 (July 2010) we are changing our way of doing business so ITE’s (that’s me) are going to be focusing on specific product areas and I am chartered with…

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Call for Speakers Windows Server Saturday Boston 17 July 2010

  EVENT CANCELLED!!!!   Sorry All,  could not get enough speakers lined up!   I am experimenting with a Community Windows Server Saturday event in Boston.  I am looking for speakers from the community to help with the event logistics, promotion as well as speakers.  I have the venue locked.  It will be in the Cambridge…

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Hyper-V Security 101 – Virtualization Administration Delegation of Hyper-V and SCVMM

When running Hyper-V you do not need to be at the console to manage your virtualization platform.  In fact, it is strongly recommended that you delegate these rights.  If you let someone login to a server with administrative permissions they basically have the “keys to the kingdom”.  We do not usually want to do this. …

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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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Native Boot To VHD Part III – Load OS on VHD with OS already Installed On Metal

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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Native Boot To VHD Part II – Load OS to VHD On Bare Metal

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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Native Boot To VHD Part I of IV – Overview

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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Virtualization Event Coming Soon to EVERYWHERE!

The event will take place on Friday, February 12, 2010.  It is a live event being simulcast to multiple locations.  It will also be recorded and made available online a few days after the event.  You do have to register to attend and to download the event.  All the details and registration are outlined on…

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Mother Nature Not Cooperating For Waltham TechNet Virtualization Tour – You Can Catch The Content Online Next Week If You Prefer

Yung and I are at the Waltham office and ready to roll but if you cannot make it, we have some other options for you… 🙂 You can catch the same content online as a webcast presented by Thrive tomorrow or in an Online stream on the 14th. ThriveLive! Online IT Professional Virtualization Tour Join our…

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TechNet Virtualization Tour Goes ONLINE With The Help Of Thrive

ThriveLive! Online IT Professional Virtualization Tour Join our IT Professional Evangelists Yung Chou, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton and John Baker, as they bring you the highlights of Microsoft’s great virtualization solutions. They will go from the desktop to the enterprise, starting with VHD native boot – a new feature for Windows® 7 and Windows Server®…

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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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TechNet Unleashed- The Microsoft Virtualization Tour… Registration OPEN!

TechNet Events Presents: TechNet Unleashed: The Microsoft Virtualization Tour Join our TechNet IT Evangelists as they hit the road again this fall to bring you the highlights of Microsoft’s great virtualization solutions. We’ll go from the desktop to the enterprise, starting with VHD native boot – a new feature for Windows® 7 and Windows Server®…

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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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DPM eLearning is now online – How to Backup SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange Server and Virtulized Environments (Hyper-V), Including Disaster Recovery

Announcing DPM eLearning is now online This week, I am very happy to announce the availability of eLearning for DPM 2007. This is a collection of 6 two-hour eLearning modules that include hands-on labs, much of the same courseware as our newly announced classroom-based DPM course, and is built for to prepare you for the…

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TechNet Events Presents TechNet Unleashed Game On Tour!

TechNet Events Presents > Technet Unleashed: Game On Tour! Fall 2009, in a city near you After a long summer, you’re probably ready to get your game on with some tools and techniques to speed up your IT strategy.  Touring this fall, the East Region Microsoft TechNet team of John Baker, Dan Stolts, Blain Barton…

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How To Configure BitLocker on Windows 7 RC – Everything You Need To Know About BitLocker

I have had many questions about BitLocker so I thought I would answer them in this blog post.   What is BitLocker and Why Should I Care? BitLocker is a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) component that allows you to protect data on hard drives.  BitLocker is the name given to the encryption component that works…

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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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