Microsoft Technologies: Choose Your Adventure (Infographic)

I came across this cool Infographic on the breadth of Microsoft Technologies, and I thought you may like to leverage it in your own blogs, websites and offices.  You can also download a hi-res PDF version of it here. Hope you enjoy! Keith Microsoft Technologies: Choose Your Adventure! Microsoft Technologies – An infographic by the team…

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Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge – December Sweepstakes

You could win a FREE exam voucher pack for the MCSA on Windows Server 2012 certification! In December 2012, we are sponsoring an “Early Experts” Challenge Sweepstakes for IT Pros located in the US!  To be eligible, you’ll just need to complete one new Knowledge Quest on Windows Server 2012 between Dec 3rd and Dec…

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Configuring Hyper-V Virtual Networking in Windows Server 2012 – "Early Experts" Challenge – Exam 70-410 and 70-417

This study guide is provided as part of the Windows Server 2012 “Early Experts” Challenge and steps through the resources that I personally used when preparing for the following exam objectives on Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 and Exam 70-417, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012: Configure Hyper-V (17%) Create…


FREE eBook Chapter: Migrating and Upgrading Physical and Virtual Servers to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012

I am excited to announce that Leandro Carvalho, Microsoft MVP in Virtual Machine, experienced Trainer and frequent IT Pro community contributor, has released a new book, Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook.  Leandro’s intent in the “cookbook approach” is to provide an easy-to-follow set of “recipes” for mastering Hyper-V as a virtualization expert, and this book…

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FREE eBook: Windows 8 for IT Pros (Updated – Final Copy)

UPDATE: The final copy of this eBook has been released and is now available for download at the following link locations: PDF Introducing Windows 8- An Overview for IT Professionals – PDF ebook Mobi Introducing Windows 8-An Overview for IT Professionals – Mobi format for Kindle ePub Introducing Windows 8-An Overview for IT Professionals –…

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Try out the new SkyDrive App with Selective Sync!

Over the past week, the SkyDrive team has released an updated version of the SkyDrive App with a long-awaited feature: selective sync of specific SkyDrive folders! What is Selective Sync? With the new SkyDrive app release, you can now select which folders from SkyDrive are synced – making it easier to use SkyDrive with laptops…

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Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge – Exam 70-417 – Free MCSA Upgrade Training

UPDATE: The recorded version of this training is now available at https://aka.ms/JS417 … Hope you enjoy! ————  Are you already certified as an MCSA on Windows Server 2008 and looking to upgrade your certs to Windows Server 2012?  This week, we’ve released a new Jumpstart online training course that specifically targets the certification objectives in Exam 70-417,…

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24 FREE Technical Posters in One Windows 8 App for IT Pros!

This week, The Poster Guy released a new FREE Windows 8 App into the Windows Store for IT Pros with Windows 8 PC’s – Server Posterpedia!  Here’s the details … What is Server Posterpedia? Server Posterpedia includes 24 zoomable technical posters that summarize key architectural aspects of: Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server…

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Supporting Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

In today’s TechNet Radio show, I’m back with Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager from the System Center Client Management team and all-around ConfigMgr Guru.  Tune in as we discuss the new capabilities in Service Pack 1 of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager for managing Windows 8 clients, deploying Windows 8-style Apps, managing Windows-to-Go USB devices, and leveraging Windows…


New FREE Hands-on IT Camp Events Launched in US for Windows Server 2012 and Azure IaaS

In partnership with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, we’re announcing an additional set of FREE IT Camp event dates throughout the US in October, November and December.  These events will feature demo-heavy sessions led by experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers with an opportunity for attendees to participate in hands-on labs to gain deeper exposure.  Agenda Topics to be…

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