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August, 2012

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  • TechNet Radio: Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V over SMB

    Bob Hunt and Jose Barreto join us for today’s show as they discuss Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V support for remote file storage using SMB 3.0. Tune in as they discuss the basic requirements for Hyper-V over SMB, as well as its latest enhancements...
  • My Move to Windows 8 (Part 2 of 2)

    As I mentioned in my Part 1 blog post on my move to Windows 8, after the hardware and base Windows 8 build was completed, it was time to install my applications.  I was able to jump to the application install at this point since I’d previously began...
  • Windows Server 2012 Virtual Launch details

    Next Tuesday, September 4th, is the official General Availability (GA) of Windows Server 2012 . To coincide with this major release, we have a significant Virtual Launch event planned for that day and you can attend without waiting in a long registration...
  • Microsoft Changes its logo after 25 years

    In what seems to be a constant, yet never ending major news cycle at Microsoft, the latest is that we’re changing the Microsoft Logo. This is a move that most of us Microsoft employees didn’t see coming, yet the fresh new look of this logo really does...
  • The FAB4 links for IT Pros!

    As a follow up to my previous post on the top three download requests I get from IT Pros, with the recent release of the Windows Azure CTP of the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering, I need to expand the list to include a fourth.  The Top...
  • Windows Server 2012 Launch Event in NYC on September 5th

    Come join us on Wednesday September 5th as we launch Windows Server 2012 in NYC!  Generally available on September 4th, Windows Server 2012 is the latest and greatest version of Windows Server and is optimized for the cloud.  With many enhancements...
  • My move to Windows 8 (Part 1 of 2)

    The internal bits for Windows 8 RTM became available a few weeks ago, so it was time to make the full and complete move to Windows 8.  Of course I had used the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Windows 8 Release Preview in various configurations, but...
  • Next week’s Private Cloud event postponed

    My previous post on a Private Cloud event in the Microsoft NYC office mentioned to hold a date for an event next week, but we’ve decided to postpone the event to a later date. Apologies for any confusion, so stay tuned here for information on the reschedule...
  • Lync 2013 First Look

    With all the rapid-fire new product announcements coming out of Microsoft these days, its tough even as an employee to keep up. With Windows Server 2012 , Windows 8, Outlook.com and The Office Preview being announced in the last few days, it’s an overwhelming...
  • HOLD THE DATE–Private Cloud event with HOL coming to NYC on August 21st

    I’m planning to run a Private Cloud event at the Microsoft NYC Office on Tuesday, August 21st in the Microsoft NYC Office at 1290 Avenue of the Americas. Registration for this event is being put together as I write this, so put a placeholder in your calendar...
  • Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 Released to Manufacturing (RTM)

    Today we officially completed the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 development process and have Released to Manufacturing these much-anticipated Operating Systems to our OEM Partners. The official announcement of the Windows Server 2012 RTM can be found...