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Kevin has a new role

Kevin has a new role

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Today is my last day as a Microsoft Dedicated Premier Field Engineer.  I have been supporting our enterprise customers as a PFE (Dedicated) for the last 5 years.  This role has enabled me to see some of the largest and more complex OpsMgr 2007 deployments out there.  It is a unique role, where I was exposed to many facets of SCOM… it really enabled this blog to provide the material over the last few years.

I will be starting Monday as a Data Center TSP (Technical Solution Professional), which is a fancy way of saying Technical Sales.  I will now be covering the Microsoft System Center suite of products.  SCCM, SCOM, Opalis/Orchestrator, DPM, and Avicode.

 

I will still be blogging on a regular basis…… but I anticipate the nature of this blog will change.  I will be covering a lot broader range of products, instead of focusing only on OpsMgr.  I also imagine that things will get more deployment and design focused, probably not as rich with “early to market” issues and challenges like I have seen in the past.

 

That said – PFE is hiring!  If you are interested in working for Microsoft – we have a LOT of open positions all over the US (including my vacant position) for almost all the Microsoft technologies.  Simply visit http://careers.microsoft.com and search on “PFE”.  Many of the positions are non-location specific and you can work from almost anywhere!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me directly via the blog contact form.

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  • <p>This is a sad day for the community of OpsMgr user who have come to depend on a reliable source of valuable information. </p>

  • <p>I am joining Payne in the pain :) as your blog was no more a blog but a knowledge database with experimented and detailed cases, I was going to your blog before technet a lot of time knowing you did all before me...</p> <p>It is really a sad to loose a MVP (P as professional) of this stature.</p> <p>Good Luck in your new assignment</p> <p>Dominique</p>

  • <p>I too looked on your blog as a primary resource and will miss the depth of knowledge you bring to your walkthroughs and discussions of all things OpsMgr.</p> <p>Best of luck in your new role,</p> <p>Michael</p>

  • <p>Really this is sad news for all OpsMgr users.</p> <p>Wish You all the best for your new role Kevin.</p>

  • <p>Sad to know that. Your blog is being a reliable OpsMgr knowledge databases in my daily work and helped me a lot to sort out a wide range of SCOM issues. </p> <p>Wish you have a brilliant future in our new role Kevin. </p>

  • <p>Good luck with your new challenge!</p> <p>I`m waiting foward the new topics from your blog!</p>

  • <p>Good luck with your new role, great win for systemcenter suite </p>

  • <p>Thank you for all your posts about SCOM. </p> <p>I hope you post more on SCCM now.</p> <p>Good luck in the new job</p>

  • <p>All the best in this new phase of your career, my friend. We&#39;ll be in touch anyway ;-)</p>

  • <p>Congrats Kevin, </p> <p>Thank you very much for the hard work you provided to us, and the detail documentation you delievered. &nbsp; You will be surely missed here!!! &nbsp;Kudos to the new promotion!</p>

  • <p>Thx for all the wonderfull posts &amp; all the best for the new role..</p>

  • <p>This is sad. Very sad. I still be visiting your blog but it looks like.... Chicago Bulls without Jordan now :)</p>

  • <p>Good luck with the new role. But I hope there is someone in Premier Support that can fill your shoes.</p>

  • <p>Bummer for the Community since your blog is simply the best out there. Has helped on numerous occasions. But a good day for you since you&#39;re moving up the ladder. Congratulations for that Kevin. Hopefully we stay in contact.</p> <p>Cheers,</p> <p>Marnix</p>

  • <p>Congrats, Kevin! &nbsp;Good luck in the new position. I know you&#39;ll do great.</p> <p>Looking forward to the expanded topics.</p>

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