MVP Award – Year 9

July 1, 2016 // 6 Comments

I received word this afternoon that I was awarded MVP status by Microsoft for my 9th year. What is an MVP? According to Microsoft: For more than two decades, the Microsoft MVP Award has provided us an opportunity to say thank you to independent community leaders and to bring the voice of community [...]

Hyper-V Amigos Chatting At Microsoft Ignite 2015

May 15, 2015 // 2 Comments

Didier Van Hoye, myself and Carsten Rachfahl (all Hyper-V MVPs) were at Microsoft Ignite last week and we met up at the end to record a chat between the 3 of us, where we discussed some of our highlights from the conference. You can catch this video on the Hyper-V Amigos site. Oh yeah, it was [...]

The TechEd North America 2014 Hyper-V Amigo Selfie Game

May 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

The following dodgy looking people will be attending TechEd North America 2014 in Houston next week. They will be attending sessions, wandering the halls, and there’s even a speaker in the bunch. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to take a “selfie” photograph with ALL FIVE of [...]

TechCamp 2013 Wrap Up

November 29, 2013 // 1 Comment

Yesterday we ran TechCamp 2013, the Irish community launch of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and Windows Intune.  All the feedback I have heard has been positive – thankfully!  We kicked off with Dave Northey (Microsoft CAT Program Manager).  Dave was [...]

Video Of 4 Hyper-V MVPs Chatting At E2EVC

January 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Myself, Didier Van Hoye, Thomas Maurer, and Carsten Rachfahl sat down at the E2EVC conference in Hamburg to record a video and talk about Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V.  Carsten shot the video, which you can see here: Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2012,Hyper-V,Virtualisation,MVP Please follow [...]

A Beginners Guide To The MVP Summit

December 18, 2012 // 5 Comments

This post was edited/updated on 27/August/2014. For the past few years I’ve been sending my “Guide to the MVP Summit” to friends who were newly minted MVPs. This year, I thought I’d share my guide (with hush-hush stuff removed) so everyone could get an idea of what goes on. What’s an MVP? [...]

Windows User Group Ireland, September 10th 2010

August 11, 2010 // 2 Comments

The Windows User Group is back with a day-long event featuring updates on the latest in Microsoft IT infrastructure. Join us on Friday, September 10th in the Microsoft Auditorium in Leopardstown to hear expert speakers talking about Windows Server, virtualization, Exchange, unified messaging, and [...]