Windows Server 2003 Migration Resources!

It’s hard to believe that it's been 12 years since we released Windows Server 2003!  On March 28th 2003 I received a ship-it award for the role I played in helping to make Windows Server 2003 ready for enterprise customers.  We did a lot of work around reliability, setup and performance inside Microsoft IT to…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2015 Release!

That time is upon us again when it’s time to review our servers and apply updates where needed.  Please see the details below for the list of security bulletins for this month.  This month we have 11 bulletins to consider. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Ratingand Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement KnownIssues…

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Introducing The Microsoft Cloud Platform System!

This was significant enough to warrant a blog post.  In fact out of the recent announcements we made this week is the one that stands out to me.  A cloud in a box system powered by Dell and using the Microsoft software stack to get you up and running with an on-premises cloud.  Check out…

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TechNet Live! Recording: System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning and Management

To continue this series this is the first of the System Center 2012 R2 sessions in our series.  This session will cover the following: Windows Server has introduced many new benefits, and System Center can take advantage of these. Gaining operational efficiencies and savings, you will be able to create and manage networking across your…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.1 Available Now!

As you have probably guessed based on previous posts that I’m a big fan of the MAP Toolkit as a planning and deployment tool for enterprise deployments.  Below are details of the latest release for you to download and use. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying…

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Jump Start: Migrating Legacy Windows Server to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure!

Our very own Andrew McMurray is running a jump start on migrating off old versions on Windows Server.  If you have older versions on Windows Server then you won’t want to miss this event.  Check out all the details below and how to register. Migrating Legacy Windows Server to 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure Out…

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TechNet Live! Series: Slides from all 12 events!

Now that Andrew and myself have finished this round of TechNet Live! webinars I wanted to provide you with one location to get all the slides.  I’m posting the video’s in separate posts but this post will just be for the slide decks.  Enjoy! Transform the Datacentre Windows Server 2012 R2 – Server Virtualization Windows…

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Windows 8.1: Windows 8.1 Deployment and Creating a bootable USB device for installs!

Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post on setting up a USB bootable device for installs.  The goal of this post was to have a ready guide to build a bootable USB disk to rebuild machines without having to use the DVD.  At the time Windows 7 was the current product in market, Netbooks…

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TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Manageability and Automation!

This is the last of the Windows Server 2012 R2 events in this series this time focusing on Manageability and Automation.  Enjoy! Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Management and Automation If you want to download a copy of the presentation for this event and an offline copy of the recording please go here. Jeffa Technorati…

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TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection!

Here’s another recording for you in transforming the datacenter TechNet Live Series.  This time around Access and Information Protection.  Enjoy! Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection TechNet Live Series – Windows Server 2012 R2 – Access and Information Protection If you want to download a copy of the presentation for this recording and…

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