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What’s New for Active Directory in Server 2012 R2?

Active Directory.  You know it.  You love it.  You’ve loved it since it made its introduction back in Windows 2000 Server.  Over 90 percent of the world’s business IT relies on Active Directory for local user and machine management, authentication, policy application, and directory services.  And with every new version of a Windows Server product,… Read more

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) – What’s New in 2012 R2 – Empowering People-Centric IT

I had the privilege of welcoming Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President for Windows Server and System Center to the show.  We discuss the latest features and enhancements made in Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, SQL Server 2014, Visual Studio 2013, Windows Intune as well as several new Windows Azure services.  Tune in… Read more

(Episode 16) Windows 8 Tips: New Options and Features

In part 4 of our Windows 8 Tips and Tricks series, Principal Technical Account Manager Lex Thomas and I (Kevin Remde) show off some of the newer and useful features found in Windows 8. There’s never been a better time to build for Windows!  Join the App Builder Program and learn about the Windows ecosystem… Read more

(Episode 13) Windows 8 Tips: Mastering the Interface

In part 2 of our Windows 8 Tips and Tricks series, Principal Technical Account Manager Lex Thomas and I dive deeper into the new modern user interface for Windows 8. Download the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation today and test your applications, hardware and deployment strategies with Windows 8. Resources: Windows 8 Enterprise Windows 8 Licensing… Read more

(Episode 12) Windows 8 Tips: Getting Started

In this, the first of Eight Windows 8 tips and tricks sessions, I welcome Principal Technical Account Manager Lex Thomas to the show. Tune in for part 1 as we show you around the new modern user interface in Windows 8.   Download the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation today and test your applications, hardware and… Read more

“Reimagining Windows” Episode 4 – Windows 8: New Possibilities in Mobile Productivity

Today’s show will try to help provide insight into the importance of a well-managed mobile platform as well as describe some of the capabilities found within Windows 8, such as DirectAccess, Mobile Broadband, BrancheCache and Windows to Gothat can help empower your business and workforce. Download the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation today and test your applications,… Read more

“Reimagining Windows” Episode 3–Window 8: The No-Compromise Business Device

As the general public is just now getting to experience Windows 8, many businesses are wondering if this operating system is really worth replacing Windows 7 with. In today’s episode I chat with Sr. Product Manager on the Windows Commercial Team, Stephen Rose, in hopes of helping to answer that question as well as dispel… Read more

31 Days of our Favorite Things: Sometimes it’s the little things that make the difference. (Part 14 of 31)

Happy Sunday! As the title of this post suggests, today we’re discussing a couple of the little things that make your experience so much better when using Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.  For example, the Task manager… “Hold on.. the Task Manager has been the same for.. wow, I don’t even remember how many… Read more