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Backup/Recover Your Files to/from Azure Storage (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 4)

The following article is part 4 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. At my IT Camp events, when discussing this topic, I’ll often ask my IT Pro friends in attendance the following questions; usually with the following results: “How… Read more

Step-by-Step: Windows Azure Backup

Azure Backup “is a simple and reliable data protection solution which enables customers to back up their on-premises data to Microsoft Azure.”  Remember Windows Server Backup?  Well, like that perennial utility, this one backs up from or restores items to your Windows File System.  “But this one backs up to or restores from Azure?” Bingo.  And… Read more

Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

The following article is part 3 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. “Hey Kevin, I’d like to take advantage of putting application servers up in a virtual network in Azure.  But I need a domain controller for my application… Read more

Lab 4: Building Application & SQL Workloads (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 3 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab 2: Building Workloads (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 2 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab 1: Building the Foundation (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 1 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab 3: Working with Identity (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 3 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab 5: Building Application Workloads – Deploy Data Access App (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains Lab 5 of the 5 labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Lab Appendix (Jan-June 2015 Azure Hybrid Cloud IT Camps)

This post contains the appendix information for the hands-on-labs created for our current set of US DX IT Camps. The complete set of labs are listed here: Lab 1 – Building the Foundation (Virtual Network, Storage, and Cloud Service) Lab 2 – Building Workloads (Creating your DC and SQL Servers) Lab 3 – Working with… Read more

Announcing: Taming Android and iOS with Enterprise Mobility Suite Jumpstart on MVA

On December 8, 2014 my friend Simon May and I recorded (while presenting live) a Microsoft Virtual Academy “Jumpstart” session all about how to manage iOS and Android devices with Microsoft solutions.  We divided the topic up into 4 modules, to introduce the topic and the fundamentals, as well as to cover iOS and Android… Read more