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

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. Running Your Active Directory in…


Top Picks from TechEd 2013: A Virtualization Medley

In this week’s Top Picks from TechEd 2013, we have selected some sessions on virtualization.  They are all highly reviewed and we are sure the topics will be interesting to you.  Virtualization has been white hot for years and the following sessions will catch you up on the latest innovations from Microsoft. The sessions are…


Top Picks from TechEd 2013 – Episode 6 – Mark Russinovich Deep Dive Sessions

In this week’s Top Picks from TechEd 2013, we have selected some sessions from Microsoft Technical Fellow, Mark Russinovich. Mark is consistently rated one of the top speakers at every event he presents at.  His technical skill is unmatched but he is also a funny and engaging speaker.  Both of the sessions below won’t disappoint….


Top Picks from TechEd 2013: Combo on Windows 8 Security

When we started this series, we planned to do one episode a week and highlight a single session.  However, if we did that it would take us well into the fall season and there is some risk the content would be effectively obsolete or dated by then.  Therefore, we are going to double up and…


Top Picks from TechEd 2013: Upgrading Networking Infrastructure and Management

TechEd consistently delivers a wealth of technical information from the best speakers in the world.  We thought it would be a great time to pick some of our favorite sessions from the most highly rated and attended sessions at TechEd North America and TechEd Europe.  To kick things off, I picked the session “Upgrading the…


We Wore Out the Bulls – TechEd Europe 2013 Takes a Siesta

Now that TechEd Europe 2013 has drawn to a close, we wanted to thank all of our readers globally for your participation here, on twitter and Facebook.  We enjoy giving you the best possible information for these events. With that in mind, let’s look back at what happened last week. “Running with the Bulls at…


Telefónica Uses Hybrid-Cloud Strategy to Keep their Customers Connected

Customers often ask us for case studies and whitepapers that offer insight into actual implementations of Microsoft technology and services.  The following information is excerpted from a case study soon to be published on  The customer is Telefónica, S.A and they are migrating thousands of servers to a Hybrid-Cloud solution.During Brad Anderson’s keynote in…


TechEd Europe 2013 Launches with Cloud OS Product Previews, Partner Announcements, and Customer Case Studies

Welcome to TechEd Europe 2013 being held in Madrid, Spain June 25-28, 2013.  We have a lot of information to share this week on Microsoft products and services that comprise our Cloud OS vision. In addition to the great session content, we also have announcements as well as partner and customer information we think you…


Running with the Bulls at TechEd Europe 2013

TechEd Europe begins next week and we wanted to make sure you have all the information so you can stay ahead of the pack.  For those of us in North America, that is a bit of a challenge with the time difference but we will keep you informed on the announcements, key sessions, and highlights…