Where to see John in March 2012

  March 1st  http://dfwitprofessionals.com  monthly meeting 6PM at MSFT offices Spring Break! March 27th Dallas Cloud Fest  http://www.sharecloud.org/  I will be speaking on Hybrid Cloud, and Private Cloud March 28th Dallas AITP Chapter, I will be speaking on Microsoft Private Cloud http://www.aitpdallas.org/ March 30-31  AITP National Collegiate Conference www.aitp.org/ncc San Antonio, TX I will be…


Configuring Windows Intune Part 3 of 3

In the previous tutorials, we helped you set up your Windows Intune environment and enroll managed PCs so that you can manage and secure them through the web-based administration console. Specifically, we provided steps to: Add administrators to the administration console Set your default policies Enroll client PCs Organize your computers Manage update and automatic…


Configuring Windows Intune part 2

In the previous tutorial, we helped you set up your Windows Intune environment so that you can get ready to manage and secure PCs through the web-based administration console. Specifically, we provided steps to guide you around the administration console, add administrators to the administration console, and set your default policies. This tutorial will help…


Configuring Windows Intune Part 1

In this article, we will help you set up your Windows Intune environment so that you can manage and secure enrolled PCs through the web-based administration console. The second tutorial will help you install the client software on PCs you will manage and configure groups to help organize the computers you have added to the…


Deploying the Windows Intune Client Software

Since my article on Windows Intune, I have gotten a lot of questions.  So I am going to start a series of Windows Intune blog post.  More on Windows Intune can be found at:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hh781469   To view the Help for the latest release of Windows Intune, see the Windows Intune October 2011 Release Help Home…


Cloud Fest Dallas March 27th Sharefest

I will be speaking at this conference March 27th in Dallas. Because I am a speaker, you get 25% off, use code  “MicroDal-25” when you register.  Look for my sessions on Private Cloud and Hybrid Cloud. Choose from Cloud and SharePoint Sessions: · Cloud o Cloud Overview & Roadmaps Track o Azure o Private Cloud…


Microsoft Events coming to Dallas, Austin, Houston and other Central US cities “IT Camp”

Our next set of IT Pro events (“IT Camps”) in the US Central Region have been scheduled and are now officially open for registration! The events are free, go from 9:00am to 3:00pm, and include some light breakfast and lunch. But most importantly, they are full of new and useful information that all IT Pros…


What is Windows Intune?

My article just got published on  Petri!  http://www.petri.co.il/what-is-windows-intune.htm What is Windows Intune? Many times over the last year I have been asked the question, “What is Windows Intune?” I like to describe Windows Intune as the cloud service helps you centrally manage and secure your PCs through a simple, web-based console. Released back in March…


New Download links Private Cloud, System Center 2012

  I am updating/reposting this.   We just got new links to the System Center 2012 Release Candidates. · System Center 2012 Beta all in one download Cloud – Care: System Center 2012 Suite Download page I get asked all of the time, hey where is that or that software. We are always coming out with…


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.