(Part 1) Deploying Windows 10: Deployment and Servicing Options

 Yung Chou, Kevin Remde and Dan Stolts kick off a new multi-part Windows 10 series today and in Part 1 they discuss the many ways in which you can deploy, upgrade and manage Windows 10 in your Enterprise IT environment. https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/TNR1633/player [2:15] What should we consider first before deploying Windows 10? [5:20] Compatibility, and having…

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US TechNet on Tour | Cloud Infrastructure – Resource Page

This wave of TechNet events focuses on Azure (IaaS) V2, namely Azure Resource Manager or ARM. It is part of IT Innovation series currently delivered in US metros and many other geo-locations in the spring of 2016. For those outside of the US, go to https://aka.ms/ITInnovation to find out events near you. Come and have…

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IT Pros’ Job Interview Cheat Sheet of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Internet Climate Recently, as hacking has become a business model and identity theft an everyday phenomenon, there is increasing hostility in Internet and an escalating concerns for PC and network securities. No longer is a long and complex password sufficient to protect your assets. In addition to a strong password policy, adding MFA is now…

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Don’t Kid Yourself to Use the Same Password with Multiple Sites

I am starting a series of Windows 10 contents with much on security features. A number of topics including Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), hardware- and virtualization-based securities like Credential Guard and Device Guard, Windows as a Service are all included in upcoming posts. These features are not only signature deliveries of Windows 10, but significant initiatives…

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IT Camp Presentation for the Spring of 2015

In this wave of deliveries, we demo the methodology to build IT services with Microsoft Azure and migrate on-premises workloads to cloud as well. Filed under: cloud computing, hybrid cloud, iaas, powershell, virtualization, windows, windows azure

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Changing Server Installation Option from Server Core to Server-Gui-Shell

This is a follow-up post of my earlier article of Features on Demand, https://aka.ms/FoD where I also illustrated changing server installation options and developing minimal server footprint. In this post, I walked through the process of changing the server installation option from server core to server-gui-shell. In this scenario, I install a server core, as…

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What Is and What Is Not Cloud Computing and Why Do I as an IT Pro Care

This was a presentation which I delivered at Stratford University in PDF format. My focus was on bringing clarity of cloud computing to the audiences so we can better articulate the business values of cloud computing and why cloud is or perhaps is not the solution for a business problem. Additional resources is available at…

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Introduction of Microsoft Virtual Academy at HTTP://AKA.MS/MVA1

A knowledge portal with free self-training contents of Microsoft products and solutions is Microsoft Virtual Academy at https://aka.ms/MVA1. Developed courses as shown below are presented by topics and products for an individual to develop and customize a learning plan to best fit one’s interests and objectives. And the contents are packaged in modules with presentations,…

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A Quick Reference of Microsoft Azure VM Pricing and Configurations

Microsoft Azure has provided two pricing schedules, Standard and Basic, and each has a set of configurations available for deploying a VM. This article provides a quick reference while highlighting important considerations for choosing a VM configuration. VM with Standard Pricing Microsoft Azure Standard pricing offers ten defined VM configurations available for deployment. As of…

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Yung Chou’s Presentation on Deploying Microsoft AD with Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services

This presentation focuses on Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services essentials Windows AD operability in Microsoft Azure It is not about Windows AD design, implementation, or sys admin Microsoft Azure Active Directory Call to Action Get it! Microsoft Azure 30-Day free trial http://aka.ms/R2 Learn it! Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services http://aka.ms/AzureIaaSMethod Check it! Static VNet IP https://aka.ms/StaticVNetIP Find…

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