Microsoft Ignite 2016 Rescheduled For Atlanta

October 15, 2015 // 4 Comments

Yesterday the news was that Microsoft had cancelled Ignite 2016 in Chicago. The event was previously scheduled for May 2016. Last night, Microsoft announced that Ignite 2016 was rescheduled. Now the event will be held in Atlanta on September 26-30. Microsoft also announced the rest of their big [...]

Report That Microsoft Ignite 2016 Is Cancelled

October 14, 2015 // 7 Comments

[EDIT] Microsoft later announced that Ignite 2016 was rescheduled from May to September and moved from Chicago to Atlanta. The Chicago Tribune (hidden behind a pay-wall, but accessible via some apps on mobile platforms) is reporting that Microsoft has cancelled Microsoft Ignite for Chicago in 2016. [...]

AzureCon – A Free Online Azure Conference

September 28, 2015 // 2 Comments

Microsoft is hosting a free online conference featuring Azure called AzureCon, starting tomorrow (Tuesday 29th) at 5pm UK/IE time, 9am PDT. There is a mixture of level 200 and 300 content that is aimed at IT Pros, including: Azure for IT implementors (Mark Russinovich): By now you will have heard [...]

Speaking At Experts Live 2015 in The Netherlands

September 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

An awesome looking event called Experts Live 2015 will be running in The Netherlands (CineMex, Ede), covering many aspects of Microsoft infrastructure solutions: Azure Office 365 OMS (and more Azure) Azure Stack and Windows Azure Pack Hyper-V Windows I’ll be speaking as a part of the Hyper-V [...]

5nine Webinar on Hyper-V Security Best Practices

May 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

5nine, an advertiser on this site, is running a webinar this week on implementing Hyper-V security best practices for  Hosting and VDI and Service Providers. The content: Many hosting, VDI and service providers have embraced virtualization and now see its incredible benefits! However, they [...]

Looking Back on Microsoft Ignite 2015

May 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

I’m back from Chicago and, damn, am I jet lagged. I slept from 05:30 until the alarm went off at 07:00 this morning, and I’m sitting here in work, dying. But it was worth it. Ignite was a huge event, in more ways than one. The public claims was that 23,500 delegates attended this conference. It [...]

Ignite 2015–Keynote

May 4, 2015 // 2 Comments

The room is huge. The screens feature a sports-style “before the event” set of reports and interviews to entertain the audience – necessary because the wifi is frakked. Brad Anderson goes through lots of stats, including that there are 24,000 IT pros attending Ignite – which is actually [...]

All The Details On My Two Ignite Sessions

April 25, 2015 // 3 Comments

Thanks (I think!!!) to John at MicroWarehouse (my employer) for sticking this on the company website: I think he even Photoshop slimmed me Here’s the details of both my sessions: The Hidden Treasures of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V When: 5:00PM – 6:15PM, Tuesday, May 5th Where: E451A [...]
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