TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – SQL Server Self-Service Kit – Deploying SQL Server as a Service with System Center 2012

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcomes Bruno Saille to the show.  We discuss the SQL Server Self-Service Kit and how it works with System Center 2012 to help automate SQL Server deployments. Tune in as we discuss how the self-service kits works, which System Center components are required as well as what plans are in store … Continue reading TechNet Radio: Building Clouds – SQL Server Self-Service Kit – Deploying SQL Server as a Service with System Center 2012

VMware or Microsoft?–Does VMware get it?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmDoes VMware understand the value of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and have the ability to support your “Hybrid Cloud”?  And can they back up their service with a solid Service-Level Agreement comparable to Microsoft’s? Of course they can.  At least I think they can.  Do you think so?  Does Keith?  In today’s final article of our 6-week-long … Continue reading VMware or Microsoft?–Does VMware get it?

Step-by-Step: Get up to $200 in FREE Cloud Services with a Windows Azure Trial Subscription

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmUsing the 4 easy steps provided in this article, you’ll be able to activate a FREE Windows Azure Trial Subscription, suitable for building your Lab in the Cloud for Windows Server 2012 R2 or Linux without the need for local on-premises lab hardware.  This trial subscription provides a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience with … Continue reading Step-by-Step: Get up to $200 in FREE Cloud Services with a Windows Azure Trial Subscription

20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services – The Complete Series

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAs many of you may already know, this month my Microsoft US DPE Central Region teammates (Matt Hester, Brian Lewis, and Keith Mayer) and I are blogging about “20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services”.  Throughout this month I’ll be adding links, making any updates or changes.  So keep checking back for more, or … Continue reading 20 Key Scenarios with Windows Azure Infrastructure Services – The Complete Series

(Episode 11) Windows 8: Windows Intune – Cloud based Management for Windows PCs & Tablets

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcome Technical Specialist Susan Smith from the Windows Intune team as we discuss Intune’s cloud-based solution to manage PCs and mobile devices.  Tune in as we describe Intune’s capabilities and how it can help support your mobile workforce while still ensuring a better managed and secured IT environment. BONUS: Try Windows … Continue reading (Episode 11) Windows 8: Windows Intune – Cloud based Management for Windows PCs & Tablets

Full of I.T. Shark Week!: Why Office 365 and not Google Apps?

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm “It’s been said that the secret to a good marriage is to understand that ‘it must be total, it must be permanent, and it must be equal.’  Microsoft has 20 years of expertise in the enterprise arena, and the release of Office 365 a year ago only extends that commitment. Our commitment to our … Continue reading Full of I.T. Shark Week!: Why Office 365 and not Google Apps?