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Deploy a WebDAV File Server in the Cloud – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

If you can extend your datacenter into the cloud using a secured network path and Windows Azure, it sure should follow that you can take advantage of cloud-based virtual machines to perform some of your more common infrastructure tasks.  For example: File Servers. “Yeah, I get it, Kevin.  You have a secured network connection, and… Read more

Breaking News: System Center 2012 RTM eval is avalable to all

Wonderful news!  Today at the Microsoft Management Summit going on in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced the availability of System Center 2012.  You can start your evaluation downloads now: https://aka.ms/PvtCld Pass it on!… Read more

Get on the bus, Gus!

This was such a big hit last year that they’re doing it again.  Starting in Montreal on May 21, 2010, the bus rolls on down south and a little bit west, eventually ending up in New Orleans on June 5, just in time for TechEd North America.  Stops along the way will give you an… Read more

New: IDC White Paper on Business-Critical Workloads Available

Today a new IDC White Paper (sponsored by Microsoft) was made available: http://download.microsoft.com/download/5/B/D/5BD5C253-4259-428B-A3E4-1F9C3D803074/IDC_Business_Critical_Workloads.pdf The purpose of the write-up is to document what’s happening in the world of x86-based Servers; why they are THE platform businesses choose for their business-critical workloads.  This is not a Microsoft story… “Oh really?  You sponsored it!” Yeah, you got me… Read more

WAG – It’s like Bacon Flavored Dog Treats for the IT Professional

WAG = Windows Administrator Groups Last week I decided to try something new, and it’s catching on in a big way.  I wanted to create a new set of user groups for IT Administrators who primarily work with MIcrosoft Windows-based infrastructures.  So I came up with the acronym WAG.  I’m also a recent big fan… Read more

Kevin’s "New Efficiency": Launch Event Resources

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.comFeedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information:TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeMSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com NEW – IT Manager Community Hub – http://technet.microsoft.com/itmanagementNEW – IT Manager Community Forum – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/itmanager THRIVE: Me >> My Skills >> My Organization – http://www.microsoft.com/click/thrive/ 25%-OFF Special… 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

Kevin’s "the NEW efficiency" Windows 7 Launch Event Resources

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com   Future Live, In-Person Event Information:TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeMSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com NEW – IT Managers Community Hub – http://technet.microsoft.com/itmanagement NEW – IT Manager Community Forum – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/itmanager   THRIVE: Me >> My Skills >> My Organization… Read more

Kevin’s AITP Region 4 Conference Resources – September 18, 2009

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoor@microsoft.com   Future Live, In-Person Event InformationTechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeMSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com NEW – IT Managers Community Hub – http://technet.microsoft.com/itmanagement NEW – IT Manager Community Forum – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/itmanager   THRIVE: Me >> My Skills >> My Organization… Read more