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UPDATE: FREE Hands-on "Virtual Study Halls" with Live Expert Q&A
NEW HOURS! Based on popular demand, we've updated the hours for "Early Experts" Virtual Study Hall assistance - Fridays each week from 11AM to 1PM Eastern Time . - - - - - - - - - - There’s so many cool features to explore in the latest Windows infrastructure offerings that it’s hard...
13 Feb 2013
VLAN Tricks with NICs - Teaming & Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012
After I wrote my prior post on our new natively supported NIC Teaming in Windows Server 2012 and our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 product, there’s been a ton of questions around how VLANs work with NIC Teaming and Hyper-V. In this article, I’ll build upon my prior post and cover configuring VLAN...
20 Nov 2012
Build Your Private Cloud Foundation - Networking with Windows Server 2012
When planning network infrastructure for a Private Cloud, there’s a number of technologies to consider and leverage in Windows Server 2012 . At many of my events, IT Pros have lots of questions on when to use various network technologies in their overall Private Cloud design, such as: Teaming...
4 Apr 2013
Windows Server 2012 "Early Experts" Challenge - Exam 70-410 - NIC Teaming
This study guide is provided as part of the Windows Server 2012 " Early Experts " Challenge and steps through the resources that I personally used when preparing for the following exam objectives on Exam 70-410, Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 : Install and Configure Servers ...
20 Sep 2012
Laying Your Private Cloud Foundation with Windows Server 2012 - Build Your Private Cloud
Yung Chou and I are back for another episode in our multi-part series on how to Build Your Private Cloud using System Center 2012 SP1 . Tune in today as we discuss reference architectures for scale-up and scale-out Private Cloud infrastructure designs that leverage the new Scalability, Storage Spaces...
19 Mar 2013
Configure Datacenter Network Fabric and Network Virtualization using System Center 2012 SP1 VMM - Build Your Private Cloud
Yung Chou and I are back for another episode in our multi-part series on how to Build Your Private Cloud using System Center 2012 SP1 . Tune in today as we show how to configure the network fabric in System Center 2012 SP1 Virtual Machine Manager . We’ll walk through the process of adding datacenter...
11 Apr 2013
Get started as an "Early Expert" on Windows Server 2012 R2 with this FREE eBook!
Research has shown that approximately 65% to 70% of organizations today have more than one hypervisor deployed. This presents a large opportunity for IT Professionals to increase their technical differentiation and value in the IT marketplace by supporting multiple hypervisors. Using this free eBook...
30 Aug 2013
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is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 20 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT Pros worldwide on design of enterprise technology solutions.
Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including Private Cloud, System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from VMware, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.
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