Put your ADFS in the Cloud – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWelcome to another installment of our May series of articles – “20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”.  Today I’m going to describe a scenario, a problem, and then propose a solution.    The Scenario: Single Sign-On support using Active Directory, Windows Azure Active Directory, ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services), and Office 365 and/or … Continue reading Put your ADFS in the Cloud – 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services

Can you run Exchange 2010 on a Core Server? (So many questions. So little time. Part 35)

Dean attended our TechNet Event recently, and asked this question: No.  A Server Core installation is really not meant to be an application platform for rich applications.  Many Windows applications require components that are not available in the current Windows Server 2008 R2 core installation.  And a core option is not supported in the list … Continue reading Can you run Exchange 2010 on a Core Server? (So many questions. So little time. Part 35)

Does Exchange play well with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory? (So many questions. So little time. Part 21.)

We got this question at our TechNet Event back in January.  The person didn’t give their name, so let’s call him Jooblety-Goop. “Dynamic Memory and Exchange 2010 - What happens in that scenario?” Well JG, I assume you’re asking about how Exchange Server 2010 works as a virtual workload (Short answer: Just great!), and more … Continue reading Does Exchange play well with Hyper-V Dynamic Memory? (So many questions. So little time. Part 21.)

TechNet Radio: Cloud Innovators – MigrationWiz and Office 365

Yes!  My first in our new “Cloud Innovators” series of interviews is now live!http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/videoembed/technet-radio-cloud-innovators-migrationwiz-and-office-365 About This Video We’re kicking off a new series today with Sr. IT Pro Evangelist Kevin Remde as he examines some of the top innovative companies who are using Microsoft Cloud solutions to help others improve their IT and business operations. … Continue reading TechNet Radio: Cloud Innovators – MigrationWiz and Office 365

Kevin’s Resources: The Transformation of IT– From Virtualization to the Cloud

Follow Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinRemde Technical Question E-mails: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Positive Feedback E-mails (my boss): Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com FREE Software Evaluations – Get ‘em here:  https://aka.ms/Evals "WAG" = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn): With Subgroups for user groups by geography - https://aka.ms/WAG Future Live, In-Person Event Information: TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeContinue reading Kevin’s Resources: The Transformation of IT– From Virtualization to the Cloud

Kevin’s Angelbeat Event Resources (July 2010)

25%-OFF Special TechNet Plus Subscription Promotion – Yes, save nearly $100  off of a new TechNet Plus Direct Subscription!Use Promotion Code TNITQ404 (that’s 4-ZERO-4) at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/subscription E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.comFeedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.comFollow Kevin on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinRemde "WAG" = Windows Administrator Groups (on LinkedIn):With Subgroups for user groups by … Continue reading Kevin’s Angelbeat Event Resources (July 2010)

Transparency: What guides Microsoft to improve server products and reduce your TCO?

Here’s another TLA for you all to learn: CEC.  Microsoft’s Common Engineering Criteria.  The Microsoft Common Engineering Criteria is a set of engineering requirements and guidelines that govern all of Microsoft’s server products.  The idea here is that we build products that work well together, and work to help you reduce your TCO (another TLA … Continue reading Transparency: What guides Microsoft to improve server products and reduce your TCO?