MMS 2012 sessions

I had two sessions at this year’s Microsoft Management Summit (MMS 2012).   On this post I will include the PowerPoints for the decks I used. Also I will update this post when the sessions become live on http://mms-2012.com  They were recorded and I understand they will be made public after the event is over. My…


Imagine Cup 2012 Vote for your Favorite

  Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. . . We asked students from all over the world to come up with innovative uses of technology that would make the world a better place. They stepped up to the challenge, and the Imagine Cup US 2012 competition was on! Imagine Cup is…


MCSE is Back!

This week Microsoft announced some major changes in our certification program.  Why? Well with the Cloud taking off, it’s time for an update. MCSE is now Microsoft Certified Solution Expert.  If you remember 20 years ago, here in Texas we had problems using MCSE, because then “e” was Engineer. In Texas to call you self…

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System Center 2012 on From End to Edge and Beyond Episode 18

About This Video In this episode, Tom Shinder and Yuri Diogenes interviewed John Weston, IT PRO Evangelist at Microsoft. During this interview John Weston talked about Private Cloud using System Center 2012. John presented the value proposition of System Center 2012 and explained how System Center can assist you to build your own private cloud….


Download free Trial software

We need you to try some software. ALL are 180 evaluations or Release Candidates.  Enjoy! CARE: System Center 2012 Suite CARE: System Center 2012 Suite (INCENTIVE PROGRAM) 20 bucks!! CARE: Deploying and Managing Windows Azure Applications CARE: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1 CARE: Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 CARE: System Center Virtual Machine Manager…


System Center Advisor has Launched!

System Center Advisor has Launched! Today’s IT professionals spend an enormous amount of time and effort addressing problems related to incorrectly configured servers. To help combat this challenge, Microsoft is pleased to announce the general availability of System Center Advisor (formerly Microsoft codename ‘Atlanta’), a cloud service hosted on Windows Azure that assesses customers’ servers…


MMS keynotes Live On-Line

Learn firsthand how Microsoft management solutions can empower you in your cloud computing journey and help you manage a wide range of different devices in your organization. Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of the Management and Security Division at Microsoft, returns to keynote both days at this year’s Microsoft Management Summit. While keynotes begin at…


DFWITPROFESSIONALS user group slides

Last night I presented at the DFW IT professionals group in Dallas.  www.dfwitprofessionals.com Here are my slides. Consumerization of IT and Windows 8 System Center 2012 overview written by Matt Hester Remember to download System Center 2012 at https://aka.ms/syscntr


TechNet Radio Community Corner: Microsoft MVP Kevin Kline and Guy Harrison on Big Data and Hadoop

About This Video Microsoft SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline and Vice President of Database Development at Quest Software Guy Harrison, join us for today’s episode where we discuss Big Data and Hadoop —from what it is, why its important as well what role does it play in cloud computing. Free Online Training! “The Baker’s Dozen”…