Azure for Disaster Recovery: The US Tour

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm We Technical Evangelists are at it again!  This September and October, we will visit 10 cities to talk about using Microsoft Azure as part of your disaster recovery plan. Attendees will receive a free Microsoft Azure pass and the opportunity to complete several disaster recovery related labs during the course of the workshop. 9/1 … Continue reading Azure for Disaster Recovery: The US Tour

(Part 3) End of Support for Windows Server 2003 – How Small to Midsized Businesses can Benefit by moving to Windows Server 2012 R2

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmConcluding our 3 part End of Support for Windows Server 2003 series, Eric Mills and I highlight  some of the key concerns small to midsize businesses need to be aware of if they are still running Windows Server 2003 in their environment.  https://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/TechNet+Radio/Part-3-End-of-Support-for-Windows-Server-2003-How-Small-to-MidSized-Businesses-can-Benefit-by-moving/player Ready to make the move? Get Windows Server 2012 R2 now! __________________________ … Continue reading (Part 3) End of Support for Windows Server 2003 – How Small to Midsized Businesses can Benefit by moving to Windows Server 2012 R2

Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm The following article is part 3 of our many-part series, “Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros”.  Click HERE often for the ever-growing full list of articles in this series. “Hey Kevin, I’d like to take advantage of putting application servers up in a virtual network in Azure.  But I need a domain controller for my … Continue reading Active Directory Domain Controllers in Azure? You bet! (Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros – Part 3)

Desired State Configuration (DSC)–Modernizing Your Infrastructure With Hybrid Cloud (Part 25)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWelcome to another in our series entitled “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”.  As you may be aware, this week the theme is “Management and Automation”.  As a part of that theme I’m sharing with you an introduction to Desired State Configuration (DSC); more completely called Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration.  DSC is a relatively … Continue reading Desired State Configuration (DSC)–Modernizing Your Infrastructure With Hybrid Cloud (Part 25)

Cross-Premises Connectivity with Site-to-Site VPN – Modernizing Your Infrastructure With Hybrid Cloud (Part 15)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmYesterday in our “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud” series, Matt Hester described how to create a virtual network “in the cloud” in Microsoft Azure in order to support cloud-based Virtual Machines and their ability to communicate with each other and with the outside world.  We of course have the ability to connect to our … Continue reading Cross-Premises Connectivity with Site-to-Site VPN – Modernizing Your Infrastructure With Hybrid Cloud (Part 15)

TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Networking

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmKeith Mayer and I continue our series on “Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud”.  In today’s episode we discuss various options for networking. Tune in as we go in depth on what options are available for hybrid cloud networking as we explore network connectivity and address concerns about speed, reliability and security.   [2:46] What … Continue reading TechNet Radio: (Part 3) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Planning Hybrid Cloud Networking

VMware Pro? Gear up on Hyper-V through Microsoft Early Experts

Are you a VMware Pro?  In an increasingly multi-hypervisor world, more and more IT organizations are using Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure to achieve superior performance and workload flexibility at the best possible price. With nearly two-thirds of businesses on more than one virtualization platform, adding Microsoft virtualization and cloud skills to your technical repertoire … Continue reading VMware Pro? Gear up on Hyper-V through Microsoft Early Experts