TechNet Radio: (Part 4) Infrastructure as a Service: Windows Azure vs. Amazon & Rackspace

In Part 4 of our Windows Azure IaaS series I have a great conversation with Microsoft MVP Jeffrey Palermo We compare the features and benefits of Amazon Web Services, Rackspace and Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service. We chat candidly about  user experiences between the three as well as which capabilities stand out in Azure…


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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Heartland IT Pro User Groups

One of the great aspects of my job is I get to work with a lot of different user groups and meet lots of people from the IT Pro community.  Well I did my best to get a list of all the IT professional  user groups I work with in the Heartland territory (Michigan, Ohio,…


“Talk TechNet” Show Launch – T-Minus 7 Days – Register Now!

Next Wednesday we launch the “Talk TechNet” show.  Keith Combs and I are the hosts and each week we’ll have a guest on the show that is a subject matter expert on some facet of Microsoft products and technologies.  We are starting off the show with twice weekly episodes on Wednesday and Friday and we’ll…