Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

Jeff Alexander's Weblog

  • TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Manageability and Automation!

    This is the last of the Windows Server 2012 R2 events in this series this time focusing on Manageability and Automation. Enjoy! Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Management and Automation If you want to download a copy of the presentation for this event and...
  • TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection!

    Here’s another recording for you in transforming the datacenter TechNet Live Series. This time around Access and Information Protection. Enjoy! Windows Server 2012 R2 Access and Information Protection TechNet Live Series - Windows Server 2012 R2 - Access...
  • TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Rethink Networking!

    Welcome to another TechNet Live recording! Please see below for the session that Andrew did about the new networking technologies in Windows Server 2012 R2. Windows Server 2012 R2 – Rethink Networking TechNet Live Series - Windows Server 2012 R2 - Rethink...
  • TechNet Live Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Virtualization Overview!

    I’m slowly getting around to posting up the links to all the recordings and I’m hoping to have them all up by the end of this week. So expect to see a few posts this week with all the recordings. Hope you enjoy them! Virtualization with Windows Server...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: June 2014 Release!

    Welcome to another security bulletin and the final bulletin for the financial year. This time around we have 7 updates that you need to consider for your environments. Check out the details below and apply these where needed. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title...
  • TechNet Live! Recording: Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Overview!

    Ok I've finally finished off IT Camps for the year and have some time to breath and catch up on a few things. As I said in my previous post we are in the middle of a 12 week series on transforming your datacentre with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System...
  • TechNet Live! Recording: Transform the Datacenter

    Over the last few weeks and up until the end of June myself and Andrew McMurray have been running a series of TechNet Live events focusing on the technologies that will help you transform the way you operate and manage your datacentres. All of these events...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: May 2014 Release!

    It’s been a busy time lately with lots of updates coming out for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Well now it’s time to get back to the business of keeping up to date with patches. Please see below for details of this month’s security updates and...
  • Goodbye Windows XP..thank you for the memories!

    As you may or may have not heard Windows XP reaches it’s end of extended support on April 8th 2014 or the 9th for those of us in Australia. It’s hard to believe this day has finally arrived and that Windows XP is a 12 year old operating system! A lot...
  • TechNet Live Series–Transform the Datacentre!

    Starting in April myself and Andrew will be running a 12 part series of TechNet Live events centred around Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 and how you can transform your datacentre and rethink the way you currently run your datacentre...
  • Download an Evaluation for your chance to Win!

    Myself and Macca have been travelling around the country recently on the latest round of IT Camps and the response has been great. We’ve been of course talking about Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 and all the new features in both of...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2014 Release!

    Hi folks and welcome to another round of security updates. This months updates mainly focus on Windows so make sure you apply them where appropriate in your environment's . Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and...
  • Microsoft’s 2014 Tech Wishlist Survey for Asia Pacific!

    Recently I came across this interesting study on the Microsoft Asia Pacific News Center that talks about the gadgets that consumers hope they will be able to buy or get as a gift in 2014. The survey is clear that consumers own multiple devices (53%) and...
  • Microsoft MVP Community Camp 2014!

    I wanted to alert you to some upcoming events that are happening around Australia this month being run by our Microsoft MVP community . These events will be run simultaneously on Saturday March 22nd in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and...
  • OneDrive for Everything in your life!

    Today over on the OneDrive blog we have announced a new name for Skydrive! If you already use SkyDrive then you don’t have to do anything. Just head over to www.onedrive.com and sign-in. However it’s not just a name change. We are also announcing some...
  • Upcoming MVA Jumpstart: Virtualizing your Datacenter!

    Virtualizing Your Data Center with Hyper-V and System Center Free online event with live Q&A: http://aka.ms/virtDC Wednesday, February 19 th from 9am – 5pm PST If you're new to virtualization, or if you have some experience and want to see the...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: February 2014 Release!

    Welcome to another patch Tuesday or Wednesday as it is here in Australia. There are quite a list of updates this month so make sure you have a look at the details and apply them where appropriate in your environments. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive...
  • Please Welcome our new CEO Satya Nadella!

    Today is a momentous day for Microsoft and worth taking the time to have a look at all the news around our new CEO, Satya Nadella! Below are some videos to introduce you to him. His first Interview as CEO Bill welcomes the new CEO! Steve welcomes the...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: January 2014 Release

    Hello everyone and welcome to 2014 and the first security bulletin for the new year! This month is a bit of a quiet month with only 4 major bulletins to consider for your environments. Details are below so make sure you look at these and apply where necessary...
  • Check out Windows Azure Week!

    Windows Azure week is coming next week and is your opportunity to get a week long deep dive from the folks that created Windows Azure! It is going to be in the middle of the night for us here in Australia but don’t worry as it’s being recorded for offline...
  • MAP Toolkit 9.0 Now Available for Download!

    Awhile back I blogged about the beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.0 being available. Well the product has finished beta testing and is now available to download . This release of the MAP Toolkit helps with deploying the very latest...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2013 Release

    It’s that time again!  Get your updates done before the silly season starts.  It’s a busy month this month with 11 updates for you to consider in your environments.  Today’s update also includes firmware updates for Surface RT , Surface...
  • Free eBooks: Plenty of reading for the holidays!

    I haven’t posted about eBooks for awhile and during that time the folks over at Microsoft Press have been pretty busy.  To coincide with the release of a bunch of new products we have a ton of free eBooks just in time for the holiday season. ...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2013

    It’s that time again!  More updates for you to consider in your environments and if you have a Surface device there is a new firmware update to improve performance and reliability. The table below show the update details for this month along with...
  • MAP Toolkit 9.0 Beta Available Now!

    Continuing on this rapid release cycle we have now announced the next beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit or MAP.  MAP Toolkit 9.0 is now available for testing.  If you are looking at deploying all the new releases we have...