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Our Serieses

What is the plural of Series?  (And how is it pronounced?)  Well.. that’s not so important.  What’s important is that we – the Technology Evangelists of Microsoft DPE in the U.S. have been busy busy bloggers these past several months.  You’ve seen many articles, and many links to articles and resources, and we sincerely hope… Read more

Build Your Private Cloud in a Month – The Complete April 2013 Series

In April of 2013 our team’s blogging focus was on how to build your Private Cloud.  I hope you found our articles informative, that you have downloaded your free System Center 2012 SP1 trial, your Windows Server 2012 evalution, and have started your Windows Azure FREE TRIAL. Here is our complete April 2013 series:  … Read more

Free Global Event–24 Hours in a Private Cloud

http://bit.ly/24hipc Get yourself 5 of those “5 Hour Energy” drinks, set your alarm clock, and join the WORLD for this amazing opportunity to learn all about the Private Cloud solutions from Microsoft.  Here’s the description from the registration page: Every organization has the power to employ cloud technologies in their own way, at their own… 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

Breaking News: Your chance to get a $20 Microsoft Store coupon, and maybe win a laptop!

This is cool.  Microsoft is willing to PAY you to try some software and learn some stuff.  And you could also win a very slick laptop in the process. “Huh?  Seriously?” Well.. in a sense. We’re announcing today an opportunity for a limited (roughly 5,000) number of people to get a $20 coupon for the… Read more

Cloudy Server Configuration Advice (“Cloudy April” – Part 29)

  System Center Advisor is:   “That’s very pretty, Kevin.  But what does it all mean?” Here’s the idea.  You have servers, infrastructure roles (like Active Directory) and server applications that are configured and running.  But are they configured and running properly?  “Yes, I think so.” But do you KNOW? “No.” Exactly.  And of course… Read more

InTune with the Cloud (“Cloudy April” – Part 15)

In my opinion, one of the most ingenious ways “the cloud” is being used is in providing services that link tightly or directly with resources that are in-house. “What does that mean?” Well… I’m talking about services are cloud-based, but which monitor or somehow allow interaction with devices you manage.  A great example of this… Read more