Luper’s Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (December 2017)

Happy almost 2018! I hope that whatever December holidays you celebrate were/are wonderful and, at a minimum, that you got to enjoy some down time, well deserved travel or time with family and friends. As most of you will probably be reading this after the beginning of the new year, with very full inboxes, I…


Luper’s Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (January / February 2018)

Whew… has it already been over six weeks since the beginning of 2018? Hopefully the year is going well for you so far. So much going on here with Azure, partners, enablement and cool projects that I never got to send the January edition so I’m combining it with the February edition. Take a look…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (December 2014)

Hello… Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Steve Luper, the Worldwide Technical Director for Azure Managed Partners. I’ve been at Microsoft for 11 years in a number of different roles with many of them specifically focused on partners including several years spent with Office 365 partners in the US. In October, I joined the Worldwide…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (January 2016)

      Happy New Year! Welcome to the January 2016 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. I hope that everybody had a terrific holiday season and found time to spend with family and friends. I’ve been getting caught up on email, news etc. this week and have been very happy to hear from many of…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (December 2015)

This is the December 2015 monthly edition of Luper’s Learnings. Happy birthday! Luper’s Learnings is a year old this month. We hope you'll take a second to pause, listen, and share the voices of Microsoft employees and a local NYC youth choir as they share the spirit of the season. Thank you for a terrific…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (January 2015)

Happy New Year! If we haven’t met yet, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Steve Luper, the Worldwide Technical Director for Azure Managed Partners. I’ve been at Microsoft for 11 years in a number of different roles with many of them specifically focused on partners including several years spent with Office 365 partners in the…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (February 2015)

This month’s Learnings: Shortly after I sent the January edition of Luper’s Learnings, Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management for Azure posted a blog post titled Azure is now bigger, faster, more open, and more secure. In it he discusses the Azure Key Vault Public Preview, availability of the new G-Series VMs, and availability of…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (March 2015)

If we haven’t met yet, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Steve Luper, the Worldwide Technical Director for Azure Managed Partners in Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group. My goals are a) to build a community of technical folks at partners delivering solutions on Azure, b) help partners with Azure enablement and c) provide a vehicle for…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (April 2015)

If we haven’t met yet, allow me to introduce myself. I’m Steve Luper, the Worldwide Technical Director for Azure Managed Partners in Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group. My goals are a) to build a community of technical folks at partners delivering solutions on Azure, b) help partners with Azure enablement and c) provide a vehicle for…


Luper's Learnings – Azure Technical Community for Partners (May 2015)

This edition of Luper’s Learnings is coming to you from Chicago on the last day of the Microsoft Ignite conference. Wow! There have been so many Azure announcements between //build and Ignite. I’m going to try to capture some highlights here but would love to hear your feedback on what I have missed or what…