Red Hat subscriptions in Microsoft Azure Government!

Microsoft and Red Hat partnership will now enable U.S. government organizations additional options to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure Government.  This extends Microsoft Azure’s certification as a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) via Microsoft Azure Government!! More details on our official blog at


OneNote and Surface Pro 3 Magic Tricks

If you are evaluating Surface Pro 3 or using it already, you should definitely checkout the true integrated innovation from Microsoft OneNote and Hardware teams. Truly amazing! Also check out  i.e. Save any web page to OneNote and view it later, online or offline. You can get  at (very handy) Including this as reference…


What is a Microsoft account?

“Microsoft account” is the new name for  what used to be called a  “Windows Live ID.” Your Microsoft account is the combination of an email address and a password that you use to sign in to services like Hotmail, SkyDrive, Windows Phone, or Xbox LIVE.  If you use an email address and password to sign in to these…


Why System Center 2012 is like my wife!

One of the colleague shared this link and the story board is just so perfect from John Westworth that I thought of sharing… check it out on


The System Center Blog Aggregator

Here are a couple screen shots to give you an idea of what it looks like. After you load and start The System Center Blog Aggregator you see the main screen that has our blogs listed in alphabetical order: From there you simply select the blog you’re interested in and all the latest posts are…


Operations Manager 2007 with Kinect

This is nothing short of being too cool, a Microsoft MVP managed to integrate the OpsMgr dashboard with Microsoft Kinect and demo the possibility of using natural interphase to monitor the heath of your network/application at a NOC (network operations center). You can read the details HERE, video as follows:


New Jump Start March 29-31: Microsoft Virtualization for VMWare Professionals

Just one week after Microsoft Management Summit 2011 (MMS), Microsoft Learning is hosting an exclusive three-day Jump Start class specially tailored for VMWare and Microsoft virtualization technology pros. Registration for “Microsoft Virtualization for VMWare Professionals” is open and will be delivered via virtual classroom on March 29-31, 2010 from 10:00am-4:00pm PDT. Our last two events…


Unofficial Lync client for Windows Phone 7

Checkout this blog post where unofficial Lync client for Windows Phone would be made available. I don’t have much details but this would be a good stop-gap measure till we have an official client released. Screen shot below – They say that it will be made available for free on the Windows Phone Marketplace very…


Windows Vista® Service Pack 1 is approaching End of Support

Windows Vista® Service Pack 1 is approaching End of Support on July 12, 2011. Please upgrade now to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and engage with Microsoft partners to evaluate Windows 7 as the best Optimized Desktop scenario. Details at