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How I automated a hands-on-lab infrastructure – Introduction (Part 0 of 7)

In part 0, I introduce the purpose for this series, which is a walk-through of how I learned to automate the creation of an Azure-hosted lab environment (Storage, 4 VMs, network, NICs, etc.) using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates.  I show the actual launch of the automation, discuss the various tools involved, and introduce the… Read more

Full of I.T. Video Series: Build an Azure lab using ARM Templates

Hey! How would you like to provision and then walk through some instructional hands-on labs on using Azure Resource Manager templates, using Azure Resource Manager templates? “Huh? You’re repeating yourself.” No, I’m not.  Not too long ago our team of US-based IT Pro Technical Evangelists delivered in-person events all about this topic.  The hands-on labs… Read more

On Demand: The TechNet Virtual Conference 2016

What a week!  As I write this, it’s Friday March 4, 2016.. and my head is still spinning from all the terrific information I was able to take in during the March 1-3 Microsoft TechNet Virtual Conference 2016.  Several hours and sessions each day were devoted to topics that IT professionals and IT organizations care… Read more

(Part 2) Deploying Windows 10: How to Migrate Users and User Data to Windows 10

Yung Chou, Dan Stolts and I continue our multi-part Windows 10 series.  In part 2 we showcase free tools like the User State Migration Toolkit (USMT)  that can easily migrate users and user data to Windows 10 from Windows XP, 7 and 8. __________________________ If you’re interested in learning more about the products or solutions… Read more

(Part 1) Deploying Windows 10: Deployment and Servicing Options

Yung Chou, Dan Stolts, and I kick off a new multi-part Windows 10 series.  In Part 1 we discuss the many ways you can deploy, upgrade and manage Windows 10 in your Enterprise environment. __________________________ If you’re interested in learning more about the products or solutions discussed in this episode, click on any of the… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 3): How do I get to the Edge?

In part 3 of our Windows 10 and App Compatibility series, “The App Compat Guy” Chris Jackson and I discuss the enigma that is the Edge web browser found in Windows 10. Why is it here?  Why do we need a new browser?  And more importantly, will it work with my web applications?   Next… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 2): How do I get to IE11?

“The App Compat Guy” Chris Jackson and yours truly are back for part 2 in our Windows 10 and App Compatibility series.  In today’s episode we discuss Internet Explorer and what to do about compatibility concerns for your web applications. Next Steps Learn: Azure RemoteApp Core skills Try: Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility Virtual Lab… Read more

Windows 10 and App Compat (Part 1): What about my Windows Apps?

In this episode I welcome the “App Compat Guy” himself, Chris Jackson to the show, as we kick off a 3 part series on Windows 10 and App Compatibility. In part 1 we address concerns surrounding application or scenario compatibility during the move to Windows 10. Next Steps Learn: Azure RemoteApp Core skills Try: Windows… Read more

Windows Update for Business-More Info

Greetings! While my team and I have been busily traveling around delivering “Ignite Your Business” events, speaking to literally thousands of IT Professionals about the benefits of Windows 10 in their business, Microsoft has continued to roll-out new business-focused features; both in the device products and in the cloud.  One such newer feature now available… Read more