Why I became a VMware Certified on vSphere 5

I know this sounds strange, but this week I became a VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5. I am sure your reactions are HUH??, What?, Why on earth would a Microsoft Employee do that?  Well let me try to explain. First let me provide a little background. My job here at Microsoft is to help…

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LAUNCH DAY. Windows Server 2008 VS 2008 SQL 2008 Q&A

Today is the start of Launch Day. BillG will do the start in LA.  Then our team will carry that out to 62 other cities around the US.  I thought about what to blog about today.  If you want to watch it live go to www.heroeshappenhere.com There you can also register for your local event…

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Civic Duty, not your typical Day

  I normally don’t write about this kinda stuff. But it has effected me this week.  See I was called for Jury Duty Monday. What luck, only the second week since Christmas that I am scheduled to be home so I could do it.  I have lived in the same county for 20 years.   See…

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We Live Good Lives

That is a quote from Rob Westover a co worker of mine here at Microsoft. He passed away on April 29th.   I have been up in Redmond this week for the services.  I built a video as a tribute to Rob, it was my way of trying to deal with it.  You have to understand…

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Windows Server 2012 Beta Virtual Labs

Windows Server “8” Beta Virtual Labs Experience the beta release of Windows Server “8” firsthand in these virtual labs. You can test drive new and improved features and functionality, including server management and Windows PowerShell, networking, Hyper-V, and new storage solutions. Getting Started It’s simple: no complex setup or installation is required to try out…

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Dell Frustrates me!!

  I generally like Dell. I have thought they make good machines for many years. I had a disappointment with them this morning.  Back 3 years ago or so I bought a couple of desktops with printers from them. The Printers were J740’s. Nice little desktop inkjet printers.    I haven’t been able to get them…

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IT has come a long way

I will start showing this video at my events soon.  It is a great 2 minute history of how far we have come over the last 2 decades, then goes into a short demo of what can be done TODAY with things like Office 365 and the cloud.    As I watch this video I couldn’t…

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Windows Server 2008 launch info

You are one of the unsung heroes of technology. The work you do every day helps your company to be more competitive, and now Microsoft launches three powerful new products to make it even easier for you to be a hero every day. Three ways to be a hero. One event to launch them. See…

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