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The Most Rugged Tablet on Earth?

Xplore seeks to build the world’s most rugged tablets.  From industrialized applications for use on oil rigs to militarized tablets with stealth technology,  Xplore delivers amazingly tough devices.  Find out how they are pushing the envelope to extremes in the world of rugged tablets. A Proven Leader in Building the Most Rugged Tablets on Earth… Read more

Tech Futures: Anywhere, Anytime, Any Device: Creating an Accessible Future

Anywhere, Anytime on Any Device.  It’s the foundation and the core belief system for a completely accessible future where users can connect and be productive anytime they want. But how do we get there and what are the potential ramifications for providing this type of access? Join Matt McSpirit, Joe Breslin, Thomas Willingham, and I… Read more

New TechNet Radio Series: Tech Futures

“Empowering every organization and every individual on the planet to achieve more.” It’s an ambitious statement and Microsoft’s vision for a more productive work force and everyday life experiences.  But how do we get there? Today we’re kicking off a new series entitled “Tech Futures” which is devoted to the idea of exploring new possibilities… Read more

HP and Microsoft Reinvent the Classroom

Learn about a new technology range of PCs and software solutions for the education sector.  Join Gus Schmedlen,  VP of Education for HP and Lydia Smyers, Microsoft General Manager, Mobility and Windows Devices as they discuss the future of the classroom and the solutions that HP and Microsoft are making available. Inspiring outcomes At HP,… Read more

How I automated a hands-on-lab infrastructure – The PowerShell Script and completing the build (Part 6)

In this final part of our series we walk through the PowerShell script that connects to Azure, creates the resource group, and then launches the creation of the lab environment.  We also walk through the final couple of manual steps required to complete the lab setup   The series landing page on “Full of I.T.”:… Read more

Breaking News: The IT Pro Career Center is LIVE!

“Evolve Your Career in Cloud Technologies” That’s the headline, and indeed the purpose of this new resource for IT Professionals!  “The Microsoft IT Pro Career Center is a free online resource to help map your cloud career path. Learn what industry experts suggest for your cloud role and the skills to get you there. Follow… Read more

Breaking News: IT Pro Cloud Essentials–Free cloud, education, and support!

This is big news!  Today Microsoft is announcing a new subscription (but it’s free!) for IT Professionals.  The goal is to give IT Pros the tools they need to train, test, and eventually implement private and public cloud solutions. “Subscription?  Sounds like TechNet is back!” Well, yeah, in a sense it is.  It’s no secret… Read more

How I automated a hands-on-lab infrastructure – Additional Automations (Part 5)

In the 6th part of our series we look at some of the remaining requirements for our lab environment, and how we automatically launched a PowerShell script on each of our virtual machines to perform the final machine-dependent tasks. The series landing page on “Full of I.T.”: https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabBlog “The Links” document : https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabLinks Kevin’s GitHub… Read more

How I automated a hands-on-lab infrastructure – Copy down files (Part 4)

Our lab environment requires that several sample scripts and other utilities be available on several of the member servers.  But how do we get those files onto the C: drive?  In this video I’ll show how that was accomplished. The series landing page on “Full of I.T.”: https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabBlog “The Links” document : https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabLinks Kevin’s GitHub… Read more

How I automated a hands-on-lab infrastructure – Domain-Join the member servers (Part 3)

In the fourth part of our series we look at how to automatically join the three other virtual machines to the contoso.com domain, again using an custom extension in our Azure Resource Manager template. The series landing page on “Full of I.T.”: https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabBlog “The Links” document : https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabLinks Kevin’s GitHub lab base repository : https://aka.ms/AZInfraLabBase… Read more