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Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the US

Coming to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning (otherwise known as “IT Camps”) from now through mid-October. Here is the complete event description: Discover Key Hybrid Cloud Solutions for IT Pros You CAN… Read more

Road Trip! FREE Microsoft Windows Azure Events in the Central US (September Edition)

UPDATE: The FULL list of our events for September and October is now live.  Go to THIS BLOG POST instead. -Kevin Coming to a town near you, our four IT Pro Evangelists in the US Central Region (Brian Lewis, Keith Mayer, Matt Hester, and Moi) are delivering free, in-person, hands-on learning; otherwise known as “IT… Read more

Who are we? I’m glad you asked…

Hi. I’m Kevin. “Hi Kevin!’ …and I’m an IT Professional Technology Evangelist with Microsoft.  I’m one of nine who represent Microsoft in these 48 contiguous United States. (Maybe someone gets to go to Hawaii and Alaska now and then, but they’re not sayin’.) Anyway, I thought I would take a moment to provide you with… Read more

Just For Fun: My Footage of the Grand Opening of the new Microsoft Store at the Mall of America

Yeah… I had some fun attending this event, and shooting this video on Saturday morning.  A couple of fun things to notice: Ray Ozzie is in the house Not everyone knows how to spell MICROSOFT…. Read more

Kevin’s TechNet Event Resources – Feb-Mar 2010

TechNet Event Slides – http://www.technetevents.com/resources   28%-OFF Special TechNet Plus Direct Subscription Promotion – Yes, save nearly $100  off of a TechNet Plus Direct Subscription! Use Promotion Code TNITE04 (that’s ZERO-4) at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/subscriptionIMPORTANT UPDATE: This promotion and promotion code have expired.Please CLICK HERE for the most current promotion.   E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde –… Read more

Today “the NEW efficiency” starts…

Today, September 24, 2009, in three cities in the U.S. we’re holding our first of what we internally are calling the “trifecta launch” events, launching Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.  In fact, this morning I was up bright and early and in front of a movie theater in Brooklyn… Read more

Breaking News: It’s here! RCs are RTW! (for some)

RCs = Release Candidates RTW = Released to Web “for some” means “for TechNet and MSDN subscribers” You remember several days ago we announced that the RC for Windows 7 would be available to TechNet and MSDN subscribers on April 30th. “Hey, that’s today!” Yep.  And of course the first thing I did this morning… Read more

IT Manager Community Talks with Kevin (That’s me!)

Okay.. ‘bout time for some shameless self-promotion… Actually, and honestly.. I don’t look like this anymore.  My hair is shorter, and I’ve decided to let the grey just be grey.  This is what I look like now: But that’s not what this post is about.  It’s about you IT Managers.  As you may (or may… Read more

Breaking News: IE8 Released!

Breaking news: The browser that you are using right now is quite possibly out of date. Today Microsoft released the new version of the Internet Explorer browser.  Internet Explorer 8, or “IE8”.  http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/default.aspx It’s fast.  It’s cool.  It’s easier to develop for (standards, baby!).  And it’s available HERE. For details from the team who brought… Read more