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In this module we'll be discussing the process of importing and publishing a centralized Connect-Azure Runbook. We'll first define Runbook Authoring and then dive into a detailed demo on how to take that next step into automating the cloud by showing you how to import and publi...
In this module we'll show you how to connect to Microsoft Azure using Azure Automation by setting up your Azure Automation account as well as creating some basic assets that we'll use to connect and authenticate your Microsoft Azure subscription. This video is part of the Micro...
In this module we'll be going through the process of explaining what Azure Automation is and why its important for IT Pros as well as showing you how to sign up for the Azure Automation feature. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program de...
In this module we'll show you how to upload and import your VMs from Azure AWS to Microsoft Azure. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on various Microsoft products and soluti...
In this module we'll be walking you through the process of how to prepare your VMs for migration from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free program delivering structured learning paths for IT Professionals on var...
In this module we'll be discussing why organizations are choosing to migrate from Amazon AWS to Microsoft Azure as well as call out some of the specific reasons why so many are making this move now. This video is part of the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). The MVA is a free progra...
I attended the MongoDB World in NY city earlier this week on June 24th. and 25th. There were 2000 attendees for this first-time event. I met many people who flew in from all over the world. It was quite a … Continue reading →
Leveraging WDS can provide a tremendous boost to your MDT deployment environment. In this part we put all the parts together, to have your first deployment environment ready to go. By bringing together the images you create in the MDT and making them a part of the WDS environment.
In part 8 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Jennelle Crothers explore the world of roll-backs and how Microsoft Azure can streamline both the roll-back and roll-forward process for most dev teams. [ 1:40 ] It seems like most dev teams ...
In part 7 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer and Yung Chou welcome Sr. Program Manager Michael Greene to the show as they discuss the importance of configuration management for organizations that are starting to leverage the cloud for their...
Good day everyone! In our recent set of IT camps we talked about Windows 8.1 in the enterprise, one of the topics we discussed was deployment technologies. So I decided to put together a series of screencasts to talk about deploying Windows 8.1. More importantly throughout these scr...
Thanks for attending one of my recent events on Managing Hybrid Clouds with Microsoft Azure and System Center 2012 R2! In this article, I’ve provided a copy of my deck and additional resources that you can leverage for continued learning about Hybrid Cloud Management....(read mo...
Microsoft has been on quite a cloud roll lately and on Tuesday it announced a new cloud-based machine learning platform called Azure ML, which enables companies to use the power of the cloud to build applications and APIs based on big data and predict future events instead of looking b...
In Part 4 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Keith Mayer welcomes Developer Technology Solutions Specialist Jeff Fattic to the show as they discuss source control in the cloud with the help of Microsoft Azure and Visual Studio Online. [ 1:48 ] What is ...
In Part 3 of our “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio, Blain Barton and Keith Mayer turn the conversation towards enabling self-service on demand Developer environments in the cloud. Learn how you can use Microsoft Azure along with System Center 2012 R2 App Cont...
This presentation focuses on Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services essentials Windows AD operability in Microsoft Azure It is not about Windows AD design, implementation, or sys admin Microsoft Azure Active Directory Call to Action Get it! Microsoft...(read more)
Microsoft Azure RemoteApp is a solution which can be rapidly deployed for anywhere accessing remote resources with a variety of devices including Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android. A user will install a Microsoft Remote Desktop client on an Internet...(read more)
Thanks to everyone who attended my session yesterday at Cloud Expo in NYC on leveraging Microsoft Azure Active Directory to Simplify Identity Management in the Cloud era. In this article, I’ve included a copy of my deck and additional resources to help you get started with Azure...
Last week Gartner released their Magic Quadrant on cloud vendors.You know what?Microsoft grabbed the Leader's position for Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure- that is IaaS for you.Well for Gartner IaaS is  not just moving round hardware and configuring  it,&nbs...
London, 10 June 2014 - Today the organisers of the Cloud World Series have announced the shortlist for the Cloud World Series Awards, which takes place at this year's Cloud World Forum in June. The awards are a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the global cloud comp...
My presentation on Deploying Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 in Microsoft Azure Highlights 30-Day free trial - http://aka.ms/R2 VM deployment methodology - http://aka.ms/AzureIaaSMethod User experience (Gallery, Quick Create) Storage Account Cloud Service Capturing...(read more)
Matt Hester and Keith Mayer continue our special “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud ” series on TechNet Radio and in part 2 of our series they discuss how Microsoft Azure and cloud computing can be leveraged to help accelerate the transition to DevOps in an organization. [ 1:37 ] What ...
Do not forget to get free books on Microsoft Windows Azure.Azure Datacenter is now generally available in Brazil. A promotional pricing is offered right now. Geo replication to South US datacenter from Brazil dictates default storage option being Geographically Redundant Storage.Brazil...
This is a brief summary from the Project 2014 Conference in Anaheim, CA Feb 2014. This is really about consolidating Microsoft assets: Project online, Office 365, SQL Servers, Azure, Project Apps and so on and how they are going to play out in the future.Details of Project Online here:...
This is quite easy as I am just describing a sample application on Windows Azure Mobile Services.How to create a service?Follow these links:http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/05/get-started-with-windows-azure-mobile.htmlhttp://hodentekmsss.blogspot.com/2014/05/create-windows-azure-mobil...
Our dependency on Internet will only grow and with new countries maturing and entering it can only be exponential. Innovation in technology and unparalleled mobility can only accelerate it. The report estimates upward of 4.7 billion people of which 75% from emerging economies entering ...
April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 Welcome to the Apr...
Aloha, The sky belongs to all of us and so do the clouds.Microsoft Azure and Microsoft's flagship Office have come a long way. All kinds of deal have been struck. Do you know what? the product is damn good and getting better by the hour. It's also the story of companies/enterprises loo...
What It Is This is a combination of Remote Desktop and highly scalable Windows server-based applications hosted in Microsoft Azure. Company published applications are centrally managed and protected in Microsoft Azure. At the same time, employees can...(read more)
  Today, Microsoft announced the 2014 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists and we are thrilled to share that out of 3,200 nominations, Microsoft selected DocuSign as the 2014 Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year winner!   This award is a huge testament to ...
  Today, Microsoft announced the 2014 Partner of the Year Award winners and finalists and we are thrilled to share that out of 3,200 nominations, Microsoft selected DocuSign as the 2014 Office and SharePoint App Developer Partner of the Year winner!   This award is a huge testament to ...
I can hear it, can you? A popular podcaster, Jason Calacanis has advised companies in the past to be wary of launching a technology product on top of someone else’s platform. Many great Facebook and […] Source: Damn you Microsoft!!! Forceworks
Windows Azure is here, and it’s taking over the enterprise quickly. Windows Azure is the latest in cloud-compatibility offerings from Microsoft, and can prove to be a great boon to organizations if it’s implemented and utilized effectively. Yet, virtualization technology creates an env...
Private clouds are real. It’s well past time to grow up and accept this. Not every IT workload is most logically run in a cloud, now or in the future. But, for those workloads where cloud is advantageous, it seems likely that public cloud will eventually supplant both private clo...
So, you think your five year old private cloud security is stronger than a public Infrastructure as a Service cloud (like AWS, HP, and Microsoft Azure)? Think again. The reality is that a public cloud provider is likely investing more in infrastructure security and P3 (People, Process,...
So, time to clear out some of the cobwebs that have started to build up around here. Yes, I know it has been more than a little while since I’ve posted here. Well, I have a reason. I’ve been on a spiritual journey in the Himalayas sitting in a mountaintop cave contemplating existence a...
London, 21 May 2014 - Technology giants, Intel, Oracle, HP, Dell, Google and Microsoft are among the industry elite converging in London next month for the sixth annual Cloud World Forum event. The conference and exhibition provides the perfect platform to explore the transformation of...
Microsoft canopy in the cloud.Your employees can now dig deeper to get value out of your business and the Microsoft / SAP alliance makes it lot more flexible, lot easier and more enriching. Now, this alliance makes it possible to have integrated solutions  meshing up these tw...
It is incredibly easy to add a backend to your connected client application using Windows Azure Mobile Services (WAMS). With WAMS you can provide a secure and scalable backend to power your apps not only on Windows but many other platforms such as iOS, Android etc. Storing data and aut...
Well, this is an option that you can use to create Apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 and deploy it (you cannot access the emulators though). Both the client operating system (Windows 8.1) and Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 2 on the VM's can be used. I believe Windows 7 is ...