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Cloud on Your Terms Part 24 of 30: Hybrid for Public Cloud

Back in part 2 of this 30 part series, John Weston introduced the topic of Hybrid Cloud. That is the combining of Public, Private, and or traditional IT into a system that works for you.  Today in Part 24, he continues the discussion with a look at some examples of using public cloud services that… Read more

The Cloud on Your Terms: 30 Part Series

For those of you who missed any of these and want to catch up, here is a list that I will keep updated with links to the team’s (Me, Brian Lewis, John Weston, and Matt Hester) posts. And don’t forget to go to https://aka.ms/evals if you want to evaluate any of the foundational software to… Read more

Breaking News: Office 365 is HERE!

Finally.. the day we’ve been waiting for.  Office 365 has been released to the web.  The beta is over.  The horses are out of the gate.  Office 365 is available for purchase.  Here’s how their home page introduces it: “It’s familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud. Everyone can work together… Read more

Your Office in the Clouds. 24×7. “365” (“Cloudy April” – Part 22)

Do you manage an Exchange organization?  What about a company SharePoint?  “Yeah.. but we’re a couple versions back.”  You’re in good company.  I hear that a lot.  There are some amazing capabilities in the latest versions – Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010, but as usual, moving to the next version is not something we always… Read more

The Springboard Series Tour Is Back, and Partly Cloudy! (“Cloudy April” – Part 14)

They’re back!  Once again the road to TechEd is paved with Springboard Series goodness.  The new tour starts May 2, 2011 in Toronto, and wings its around the country for several stops, delivering lots of great sessions and useful information, all on their way to TechEd in Atlanta. “But is it information about the cloud? … Read more

Kevin’s Resources: The Transformation of IT– From Virtualization to the Cloud

Follow Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinRemde Technical Question E-mails: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Positive Feedback E-mails (my boss): Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com FREE Software Evaluations – Get ‘em here:  https://aka.ms/Evals “WAG” = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn): With Subgroups for user groups by geography – https://aka.ms/WAG Future Live, In-Person Event Information: TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde… Read more

Stop putting whip holders in your horseless carriages. (And what does that have to do with the cloud?)

“Computing is undergoing a seismic shift from client/server to the cloud, a shift similar in importance and impact to the transition from mainframe to client/server. Speculation abounds on how this new era will evolve in the coming years, and IT leaders have a critical need for a clear vision of where the industry is heading.” … Read more