Migration and Deployment Series Playing Catch up!

As some of you noticed we have been delivering another series this month focusing on Deployment and Migration on several scenarios.  This post is do you caught up some of the great posts we have delivered over the last couple of weeks. 6.  Requirements for a fresh Windows Server 2012 Installation If you want to…


MAP Your Plan for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Office 2013!

The Solution Accelerators team just announced the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.0 Beta.   Join the MAP 8.0 beta. Included in MAP 8.0 Beta are hardware and infrastructure readiness assessments to assist you in planning the deployment of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, preparing your migration to Windows Azure Virtual Machines, readying…


Windows Server 2012 RTM!

Today is big day for the next generation of Microsoft Servers, Windows Server 2012 is released to manufacturing!  You can read the full announcement: Windows Server 2012 released to manufacturing!  Also get out your calendars and free up some time on September 4. That’s when Windows Server 2012 will be generally available for evaluation and…


Attention Ohio Area IT Pros, Register Now for Dayton IT Pro Camp Wed., Jan., 18, 2012

The Dayton IT Pro Camp is a FREE, daylong Camp for IT Pros featuring Microsoft Cloud Technologies. During the day, we will have presentations on Hyper-V, SharePoint, Office365 and Azure. In addition, we will have a cloud security presentation and presentations from the Vendors who have agreed to support the Dayton IT Pro Camp.  For…

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Students Are You Up for a Challenge? Enter the Imagine Cup 2012 IT Challenge NOW!

Well we the Imagine Cup 2011 IT Challenge is back again and I have just one question for you?  Are you up for the Challenge? If you answered yes, and if you are you a student, do you know a student or are you going back to school and can you answer a question like…


Case Study: How Microsoft IT Developed a Private Cloud Infrastructure

I saw this case study and thought I would share, and it has some really good info into what goes into a private cloud.  Microsoft moves to the Private Cloud by planning, architecting, developing and managing the first Private Cloud solution within the Microsoft datacenter. The combination of shared resources, flexible capacity, charge back, and…


Evaluation Downloads for Virtualization, Management and Training Resources

One of the fun things I get to do everyday is point people to products and resources.  With IT there seems to be an ever changing world and transformation on the tools and resources we use almost happens daily. have a had a few folks ask where can I get the tools and resources to…

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Check Out Talk TechNet every Wed. and Friday!

Talk TechNet is a twice weekly, one hour radio show for IT Professionals hosted by Senior Program Manager Keith Combs and myself.  Each episode focuses on a specific product or technology. Listeners are encouraged to call in and discuss the topic for the day, or ask questions to help unblock a deployment or solve a…