Event Notes

WPC 2016 Day 3 Keynote

July 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to the Wednesday keynote at WPC, the Microsoft partner conference. This keynote is usually very business, strategy and competition based. It was usually the stage for COO (and head of sales) Kevin Turner, who recently left Microsoft to become the CEO of a finance company. We’ll see how [...]

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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