Events

My Review of Microsoft Ignite 2017

September 30, 2017 // 4 Comments

Another week of Microsoft Ignite has come to an end. I’m sitting in my hotel room, thinking back on this week, and it’s time to write a review – based on past years, emails, and phone calls, some people in MS HQ are sitting up a little straighter now Putting Minds at Rest Let’s let those [...]

From IT Pros to IT Heros–With Azure DevTest Labs

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Claude Remillard, Group Program Manager How IT pros can make devs very happy! Reason to Exist 50% or more of infrastructure is used for non-production environment. In an old job of mine, we have dev, test, and production versions of every system. That’s a lot of money! The required life of dev [...]

My Appearance on Windows Weekly

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you don’t know it, Windows Weekly on the TWiT podcast network, is one of the (if not the) biggest Microsoft news podcast around. I’ve been a listener for a long time, and enjoy the news & conversations between the hosts, with news coming from Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott. Because of [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Keynote Notes

September 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

I’m live blogging from Microsoft Ignite in Orlando. Hit refresh to read more. Before the Keynote The score so far: Orlando: 10 Chicago: Minus 5 trillion This place is huge and the crowds are huge. But getting here was easy. My hotel is a good bit up “I-Drive” in Orlando, but it took less than [...]

Going to Ignite 2017 & Azure Architect Bootcamp

September 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Not only is H2 of 2017 insanely busy at work, but I’m going to be travelling for the next 2 weeks. I’ll be one of over 20,000 attendees at Ignite 2017 in Orlando, starting on Monday. Ignite is Microsoft’s biggest tech event, focusing on the business technology solutions. There will be lots of [...]

Webinar: An Overview of Azure

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve been asked to deliver a webinar this week, focusing on an overview of Microsoft Azure. This overview sessions will talk about what Azure is, what it isn’t, and the types of services that it delivers. I will be focusing on Azure, as sold through the CSP channel (an ARM-only implementation [...]

Windows Server 2016 Launch in Ireland

September 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m delighted to announce that my employers are running the community launch of Windows Server 2016 (WS2016) in Dublin, Ireland, on October 26th, starting promptly at 10:30. You might have heard that Microsoft announced general availability yesterday at the Ignite conference in Atlanta, USA – [...]
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