Dallas TechFest Presentation: To Cloud or Not To Cloud

I had the privilege to speak at Dallas TechFest last week and I delivered one of my favorite sessions on cloud computing!  To Cloud or Not To Cloud is my session and here is the description:  Cloud computing is emerging as a promising IT service delivery vehicle. But is the question “To cloud or not…

0

ANNOUCEMENT: SCU is now available on Channel 9!

I am excited to announce the partnership between SCU and Channel 9, allowing for all SCU content and the live SCU US event feed available via Channel 9. SCU 2015 US will take place 2/4/15 in Dallas, TX. This year’s event includes two live tracks, one of which will be featured on Channel 9 live,…

2

Microsoft Virtual Academy New Course: VMware to Hyper-V Migration

Are you interested in the benefits of Microsoft virtualization with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2, and how they compare to VMware virtualization with vCenter 5.5? Watch Microsoft's Matt McSpirit, as he provides an overview of several solutions that can convert VMware virtual machines to Hyper-V (or Microsoft Azure) virtual machines. Review…

0

TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Virtualization

In part 4 of our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”  series, Blain Barton and Keith Mayer tackle the topic of virtualization in a Hybrid Cloud environment.  Tune in as they discuss how virtualization is no longer constrained to the physical capacity of an on-premise environment and then showcase some tools and techniques that are…

0

TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Networking

Kevin Remde and Keith Mayer continue our series on “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud” and in today’s episode they discuss various options for networking. Tune in as they go in depth on what options are available for hybrid cloud networking as they explore network connectivity and address concerns about speed, reliability and security.  …

0

Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Step-by-Step: Building Microsoft Azure Virtual Networks (Part 14)

In today’s part of the series I take you on a quick tour of one of the key building blocks in any successful hybrid cloud environment, and that is Virtual Networks.  Now instead of writing about how to create these key features I thought I would should show you, how virtual networks provide hybrid happiness…

1

Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Hyper-V over SMB (Part 8)

In today’s post in the modernizing your infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud series, I am going to talk about Hyper-V over SMB, which we introduced in Windows Server 2012.  It is also important to note that you can use storage spaces to house your SMB share that Hyper-V will leveraged.  In Part 7 I talked about…

2

TechNet Radio: (Part 1) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Why NOW is a good time to plan for Modernizing Your Infrastructure

In this episode Keith Mayer  and myself kick off a special 6 part series on “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud.” Tune in for Part 1 where they discuss the importance of planning for your organization’s move to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure.   [1:18] Why should I start planning now?  [2:41] Why…

0

Upcoming Microsoft Events: Do you want to stay informed?

Whether or not you choose to believe me, here are a two things that I know to be true: Microsoft takes your privacy and preferences very seriously, and Microsoft wants you to stay “in-the-loop” about what’s coming. Often our marketing and operations people send out notices about up-coming events, such as our IT Camps or…

0

Tech Ed 2014 Live Streaming Sessions this week …

Can’t make it to Houston this year for TechEd 2014? No worries – just join us online via Tech Ed Live Streaming all week long from the keynote and technical breakout sessions. At this year’s TechEd we’re going to take the wraps off a range of new products and services, and we cannot wait to…

0