BYOD Series at Scripting Guys Blog

Just a quick update to let you guys know that I’m working on a series of BYOD articles called “Using PowerShell to Enable BYOD”. Now, before you think that BYOD is a checkbox, it isn't , when I say “Enable BYOD”, I’m talking about the embracement of BYOD in an enterprise. These articles are using…


Follow Up for DFW IT PRO Meeting November 2013

As promised, here it goes the deck that I delivered at DFW IT PRO Meeting in November 2013 about Windows Server 2012 R2 Capabilities for BYOD Scenario. Download the deck from: http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Windows-Server-2012-R2-2889ada3 Thanks for your participation and have a great holiday!


A chat with Tim Rains from Microsoft TwC about SIR v15

Last week while I was in Redmond to deliver a presentation at the CSO (Chief Security Officer) Council – Fall 2013, I had a chance to chat with Tim Rains about the new Security Intelligence Report (v15). This chat was part of the Episode 32 of our Security Talk Show (From End to Edge and…


Active Directory Federation Services How-To Video Series

Hello folks, I would like to bring awareness of a new video series that Joji Oshima (Senior Support Escalation Engineer from Active Directory Team) recorded with some great tips about ADFS. Enjoy it! Installing the Web Application Proxy Active Directory Federation Services How-To Video Series: Installing the Web Application Proxy   Installing an AD FS…


Windows Server 2012 R2 capabilities for BYOD Scenario

Hello folks, This is indeed a busy month for me. I’m currently working in a project to write the PCIT (People Centric IT) Design Considerations Guide, which should be live sometime in December and also a lot of other projects around BYOD. Next week I’ll be in Redmond to participate in the CSO Council meeting…


DebugDiag V2 is out…go get it!

When I was in CSS Security Support I used DebugDiag many times and I documented some of those cases here, such as: Using DebugDiag 1.2 to Automate Dump Analysis – TMG High CPU Utilization Scenario We are all waiting for you Mr. Disk….are you there? Just another crash This month we released a new version…


Announcing new FREE Windows Azure Book for IT PRO

Hello folks, Today Microsoft Press is releasing a new book about Windows Azure for IT PRO. This is a great resource for you IT PRO that needs to get your basic understanding of Windows Azure or needs to get more information about some of the Azure capabilities from the IaaS perspective. I had a great…


Hybrid IT Infrastructure Solution for Enterprise IT

Last week my friend Tom Shinder announced here the new content that our team launched, called Hybrid IT Infrastructure Solution for Enterprise IT. This content was based on a tested solution involving many technologies such as Windows Azure, Windows Server 2012, SSO, DirSync and others. If you didn’t see this content yet, make sure to…


Cloud Services Foundation Reference Architecture – Reference Model

Couple of months ago our team published an updated version of the Cloud Services Foundation Reference Architecture. One piece of this documentation set is called Cloud Services Foundation Reference Architecture – Reference Model. The RM (Reference Model) is an essential document for companies that are starting to plan and design their  migration to a cloud…


Windows Azure S2S Connectivity Troubleshooting – Call for Collaboration

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a Hybrid IT Project using Windows Azure. The Design Considerations for this project is already documented here and probably next week we will be releasing the Implementation Guide for this project which is based on those considerations. During this project I learned a lot of things about…