Note: Microsoft Ignite 2016 Keynote

September 26, 2016 // 2 Comments

I am live blogging this session. Press refresh to see more. I am not attending Ignite this year. I’m saving my mileage for the MVP Summit in November. I have actually blocked out my calendar so I can watch live streams and recordings (Channel 9). Pre-Show There was a preamble with some media [...]

Microsoft Azure & Office 365 Data Centres Go Live in UK

September 7, 2016 // 1 Comment

Microsoft has opened up the Azure data centres (centers for those of you in the USA) for Azure, Office 365, and more) in the UK. Azure has two new regions, UK West which is listed as Cardiff but is probably in Newport, and UK South which is listed as London but is probably near London. Office 365 [...]

Microsoft Makes vSphere Look Like A Toy Once Again

August 26, 2016 // 4 Comments

Microsoft has increased the maximums once again for Hyper-V, with the upcoming release of Windows Server 2016. They’re leaving VMware not just in the dust, but somewhere so far behind that they’re over the horizon. How does vSphere 6.0 stack up against the superior Hyper-V? Ouch! Enjoy, [...]

How To Set Up Email Alerts In Azure Backup (Preview)

August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Microsoft announced, in a cryptic way, that Azure Backup has “additional monitoring and alerting capabilities”. Let’s focus on alerting because that’s been a huge request for Azure Backup. Every single meeting I’ve had on the subject included the question “does it do alerts?” and the [...]
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