TechNet Radio: A Tour of the Microsoft Technology Center

In this TechNet Radio episode I interview Steve Busby and Mike Jenne from the Microsoft Technology Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  Steve and Mike discuss the various services and workshops available to customers who are looking to streamline and optimize their IT environment. Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs) are collaborative environments that provide access to innovative technologies…


TechNet Radio: Preserving Data Privacy and Confidentiality in the Cloud

Join me and Javier Salido, Senior Program Manager with the Trustworthy Computing Group at Microsoft, as we discuss some challenges and solutions organizations may face when trying to maintain the privacy and security of their confidential data, if they decide to migrate their infrastructure to the cloud. Time: 0:32:32 Click Here to watch the TechNet…


TechNet Radio: Microsoft Security Essentials

Join me and Theresa Burch, Director of Product Management at Microsoft , as we discuss Microsoft Security Essentials — a new offering that extends Microsoft’s security platform to consumers and small businesses. Come see why people are calling Microsoft Security Essentials the easy-to-use, “install and forget” solution for worry-free protection from viruses, spyware and other…


TechNet Radio: Preparing for SharePoint 2010 from a SQL Server Perspective

In part two of our SQL Server and SharePoint series, our host John Baker interviews Joel Oleson, Sr. Product Manager and SharePoint Evangelist at Quest Software. Listen in as they discuss key considerations you should make when planning for and deploying SharePoint 2010. Learn about new database requirements, high availability options, and enhancements made through…


TechNet Radio: Large Scale Planning of SQL Server & Optimization for SharePoint

In this episode of TechNet Radio, our host John Baker interviews Joel Oleson, Sr. Product Manager and SharePoint Evangelist at Quest Software. Listen in as they discuss what considerations you should make around large scale SQL Server deployments with SharePoint. They also take an in-depth look at SQL Server Enterprise edition, database sizing, backup methodology…


TechNet Radio: Optimize Your Desktop Infrastructure with System Center Configuration Manager and Windows 7

  In this episode of TechNet Radio, listen in as our host, John Baker, speaks with David Feng, IT Director for Sporton International. Sporton International, a leading testing, certification and electromagnetic compatibility consultant wanted to relieve its two-person IT staff of time-sapping desktop management chores, minimize employee disruptions, and shrink computer setup time to speed…


TechNet Radio: PASS Community Summit 2009 – SQL Server Heroes Unite

Here’s an interview I recorded with TechNet radio last month on the SQL PASS Community Summit: “In this episode of TechNet Radio, we preview the upcoming SQL PASS Community Summit, the largest SQL Server / BI conference in the world. We’ll hear from industry experts Wayne Snyder, Buck Woody, and Michael Rys. Topics include state…