Top Picks from TechEd 2013 – Windows Server Active Directory (AD) Sessions

Active Directory (AD) still continues to be a topic of interest for new and seasoned IT Professionals. Directory services provide the core for organization, security and management of many type of principles.  With that in mind we wanted to highlight a couple of the top rated sessions from TechEd 2013. MORE… Read more

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview now available for download

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview is now available for download so customers can start testing the operating system in their environments. Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview builds on the Window 8.1 Preview, adding premium features designed to address the mobility, security, management and virtualization needs of today’s companies. MORE… Read more

IPv6 Fundamentals for Windows Administrators

The last post we talked about why you should care about IPv6. In this next installment Ray Zabilla and I are going to demystify these IPv6 addresses you keep seeing and give you a better understanding of the IPv6 address space and syntax. We’ll also compare different addressing concepts between IPv4 and IPv6. As always… Read more

Windows 8.1 First Look

Windows 8.1 will advance the bold vision set forward with Windows 8 to deliver the next generation of PCs, tablets, and a range of industry devices, and the experiences customers — both consumers and businesses alike — need and will just expect moving forward. It’s Windows 8 even better. Not only will Windows 8.1 respond… Read more

Laying the Foundation at TechEd North America 2013

It’s that time of year again.  Time to head south to the great city of New Orleans for TechEd North America 2013.  TechEd takes place June 3-6.  TechEd is the place to go to explore and learn about new technologies, connect with your peers, and eat some of the unique food the New Orleans area… Read more

New Windows Dev Center Goes Live

Yesterday we launched a new Windows Dev Center.  You might ask “Why are you telling us about that, Brian?”  Well, the answer is that my team is responsible for MSDN and much of the infrastructure behind it.  We partner very closely with the Windows team team produce an awesome Windows Dev Center.  Yesterday was the… Read more

Windows 8.1 Preview Coming June 26

Yesterday at the JP Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference, Microsoft Windows CFO Tami Reller shared that the next version of the Windows client OS will be Windows 8.1.  In addition, the Windows product group shared that there will be a public preview on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. For more information, see the Windows team… Read more