Blog Roll IT Evangelist from around the world!

This weekend I have been at planning and training meetings with most of the IT Pro Evangelist for Microsoft.  I thought I would share a bunch of their blogs and twitter id’s.   US John Weston  Texas   @technetguy Harold Wong  AZ @haroldwong Chris Avis WA @chrisavis Kevin Remde Minn @kevinremde Brian…


Live Chat on Private Cloud–get your Virtualization questions Answered by Experts

Have you built your first cloud yet?  If not, now is a great time to build out a lab.  Go ahead,  grab a server (or laptop) and setup you proof of concept.  If you have not done it already, it is likely because you are worried about what you will do if you get stuck! …


From End to Edge and Beyond I am on Episode 14!

On this episode, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes interviewed John Weston, IT PRO Evangelist at Microsoft. During this interview John Weston talked about the Security Conference BSidesDFW that happened last November 2011 at Microsoft Las Colinas Office in Texas. John Weston also explained some security aspects of Office 365 and Public Cloud in general.


Cloud Humor

  Thanks The New Yorker magazine.  I had to share this cartoon from them.


Get ready for Microsoft Private Cloud for FREE!

First go download our free trail software at then attend this free training. On February 21 & 22 we are running a 2-day virtual training event to help the world learn about the upcoming enhancements with the Creating & Managing a Private Cloud with System Center 2012 Jump Start.  It is 100% free and…


Office 365 and HIPAA

Lately I have been doing a lot of Demo’s of Office 365.  I am always amazed at how many questions I get on Office 365.  Usually one of those questions is about HIPAA. Well this announcement came out right before the holidays and I think most people missed it. REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 14,…


Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud

  On Tuesday, Microsoft’s Server & Tools Business division leaders participated in a webcast, “Transforming IT with Microsoft Private Cloud” where they announced the release candidate of System Center 2012 and simplified Microsoft’s private cloud management products.  You can give this software a try go to While this blog deals more frequently with discussions…


System Center 2012 Major announcements today

  Today during the “Private Cloud Day” live webcast event, Microsoft announced major change in how we think of and purchase the System Center suite. Summary.. it’s no longer a separate set of products, but it is just one product: System Center 2012.  Ready to try it? In a nutshell: System Center is now…


Surface 2.0 now shipping demo from CES

From the Microsoft Next blog The SUR 40 won a CES Best of Innovations 2012 award – the 40 inch Full HD LCD can be mounted horizontally or vertically and incorporates PixelSense, making it an LCD that can see and detect objects. It also boasts a whopping chunk of Gorilla glass that makes it…


Microsoft is Hiring in Dallas, TX Open House January 28th

We will be hosting an Open House at our Las Colinas, TX campus Saturday, January 28, 2012. This will be an opportunity for prospective candidates to mingle with folks on our team as well as some of our Recruiters. We will post more information on the Events page of this blog as details become available,…