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Windows 10: What/Where the Deployment Tools Are

It’s been nearly a month since Windows 10 became publically available to all, so I’m sure all of you IT Pros who read my blog have been installing (and hopefully enjoying) Windows 10 on your personal machines, while at the same time beginning to think about how you’re going to support a rollout to your… Read more

Video: Deploy an Application with Azure Resource Manager Templates

In this video (which complements the documentation found at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/resource-group-template-deploy/) I walk you through the process of deploying an application with Azure Resource Manager Templates.   … Read more

Deploying and Managing Windows 10 – My Interview with Brad Anderson

Deploying and Managing Windows 10. It seems like a pretty straightforward and important topic, don’t you think?   I welcome back Brad Anderson to the show as we discuss how businesses and IT organizations can take advantage of the free training resources, in-depth guidance, deployment and management tools that are available starting August 18th  @ http://aka.ms/DeployWin10…. Read more

TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – SQL Server Self-Service Kit – Deploying SQL Server as a Service with System Center 2012

In this episode I welcomes Bruno Saille to the show.  We discuss the SQL Server Self-Service Kit and how it works with System Center 2012 to help automate SQL Server deployments. Tune in as we discuss how the self-service kits works, which System Center components are required as well as what plans are in store… Read more

VMware or Microsoft?–The Naked Server

“Heh heh… You said naked.” Yep.  But when I say “naked servers”, I mean bare-metal servers.  “So.. was that just a trick to get more people to read this article?” Yes. “Okay.  Proceed…” And by bare-metal servers, I mean.. a server that has no operating system installed.  It’s racked-and-stacked and plugged into power and network,… Read more

Our Serieses

What is the plural of Series?  (And how is it pronounced?)  Well.. that’s not so important.  What’s important is that we – the Technology Evangelists of Microsoft DPE in the U.S. have been busy busy bloggers these past several months.  You’ve seen many articles, and many links to articles and resources, and we sincerely hope… Read more

Build Your Private Cloud in a Month – The Complete April 2013 Series

In April of 2013 our team’s blogging focus was on how to build your Private Cloud.  I hope you found our articles informative, that you have downloaded your free System Center 2012 SP1 trial, your Windows Server 2012 evalution, and have started your Windows Azure FREE TRIAL. Here is our complete April 2013 series:  … Read more

Cloud-Based SCCM Distribution Point? Why yes! – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

Welcome to another main installment of our “20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”.  For those of you who are just now starting to follow along, make sure to start your FREE TRIAL of Windows Azure, so that you can follow along. Those of you who are familiar with System Center 2012, and in… Read more

(Episode 10) Windows 8: Deployment Options – Part 2

In this episode, Sr. Product Manager Michael Niehaus and I are back for Part 2 of our Deploying Windows 8 series, where we dive deeper into some of the more advanced tools to support more complex Windows 8 deployment scenarios. Download the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation today and test your applications, hardware and deployment strategies… Read more

(Episode 9) Windows 8: Deployment Options – Part 1

In this episode of “Reimagining Windows”, I welcome Sr. Product Manager Michael Niehaus to the show.  We discuss the tools, technologies, tips and tricks that are available to enable the efficient deployment of Windows 8 onto new or existing hardware.  Tune in for part 1 of our discussion as we give you an overview of… Read more