Event Notes

WPC 2016 Day 2 Keynote

July 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Scott Guthrie I join this session late, and Guthrie is talking about the growth of Azure’s data platform before segwaying to EMS, renamed to Enterprise Mobility + Security. Julia White She is showing off features from the new E5 plan (Q4 2016). Azure Information Protection adds classification to [...]

WPC 2016 Monday Keynote

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to day 1 of the Microsoft WPC 2016, Microsoft’s sales motivation/education event for partners of Microsoft (ISVs, system integrators, OEMs, ODMs, hosting/cloud, distributors, resellers, etc), being held in Toronto, Canada. I’m in the office in Dublin, watching the stream – [...]

Some Thoughts & Comments From WPC 2015

July 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Here are some things that I thought were noteworthy from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2015 in Orlando this week. Keep reading even if you don’t work for a Microsoft partner, because this stuff affects anyone working in the Microsoft world. These may be paraphrases because I wasn’t [...]

WPC 2015–Day 1 Keynote

July 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

A video about YouthSpark. Way to talk to partners. promote YouthSpark where there’s free licensing and partners get zip. Then there’s a performance with people drumming on ladders. Phil Sorgen He comes out wearing a brand new partner scarf. Congrats go out to the partner of the year winners. [...]

Ignite 2015 – Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)

May 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

This session, presented by Claus Joergensen, Michael Gray, and Hector Linares can be found on Channel 9: Current WS2012 R2 Scale-Out File Server This design is known as converged (not hyper-converged). There are two tiers: Compute tier: Hyper-V hosts that are connected to storage by SMB 3.0 [...]

My Microsoft Ignite 2015 Session Content

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft recorded and shared a video of my session, The Hidden Treasures of Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, along with the slides. My second session, End to-End Azure Site Recovery Solutions for Small-Medium Enterprises in one of the community theatres, was not recorded so I have placed the slides [...]
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