New System Management User Group in Dallas

Do you use System Center?  Want to learn from peers that do that also?  Well Chad Till from Dell has started a new User Group. DFW SMUG https://sites.google.com/site/dfwsmug/home  The first meeting is this Friday May 25th at Catapult Systems.  I plan to be there. We will review MMS if you missed any of the sessions….


System Center 2012 8 Part Webcast series

We are about to kick off a new Webcast series on System Center 2012. Below is all the registration information. I will also have a post with the recordings.   5/29/2012 11:00:00 AM – Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 1 of 8): Beginning with the End in Mind http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9809577  or  http://bit.ly/JTGtJK Abstract: In this…


Becoming Carbon Neutral

From the Microsoft Blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2012/05/08/making-carbon-neutrality-everyone-s-responsibility-at-microsoft.aspx From Kevin Turner. Making Carbon Neutrality Everyone’s Responsibility at Microsoft Tue, May 8 2012 1:01 AM Microsoft has a long tradition of tackling tough challenges at a global scale. We have always focused on how our technology can enrich people’s lives, build businesses, and inspire and change the world. Working…


Windows Server 2012 Top Ten Webcast May 22nd.

Reminder to register for the May 22nd TechTrax webcast. Thanks to those that have already registered! Windows Server 2012 Top Ten Windows Server 2012 provides a dynamic, highly available and cost-effective server platform for the modern datacenter and the private cloud, which scales from a few individual servers all the way up to multitenant-aware, multisite…

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Windows Azure free event Jun 7th, online live.

One of the best ways to learn about Windows Azure is through our online events, free of charge, right from your favorite device. Today we are announcing a new event, MEET Windows Azure. Whether you’re just getting started or are a long time customer, you’ll definitely want to tune-in. Hear from Scott Guthrie and other…


Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Beta Now Available

      Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Beta Now Available   Accelerate your Migration to the Private Cloud with MAP 7.0 Beta! The Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 7.0 Beta. § Join the MAP 7.0 Beta § Members, bookmark this link to get the…


Microsoft Jump Start Series Embracing the Consumerization of IT

  Microsoft Jump Start Series Embracing the Consumerization of IT Register NOW The culture of work is changing. People want the freedom to work anywhere—at home, in the office, on the road—and they want instant access to everything they would typically have at their office desk. They want to bring their own PCs, slates, and…


Feeding America Turns to Microsoft for Anywhere, Anytime Access

CHICAGO — May 15, 2012 — Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, left its support of Blackberry devices in favor of Windows Phone. The move strengthens Feeding America’s capabilities as it complements the organization’s use of other Microsoft solutions including Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Lync Server 2010. In an effort to be…


Office 365 Webcast next week starting May 21st.

TechNet Webcast : Business Data Connectivity Services in SharePoint Online http://bit.ly/JdOzt2 Starts: Monday, May 21, 2012 9:00 AM Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) Duration: 1 hour(s) This webcast explains step-by-step how to use Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online Business Connectivity Services (BCS) to connect to a Windows Communication Foundation web service exposed…


System Center Cloud Services Process Pack now available for download

        Enhance private cloud management with new process pack   Microsoft System Center Cloud Services Process Pack now available for download! The Microsoft Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce that the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack is now available for download. § Download the System Center Cloud Services Process Pack….