As IT Pros, we absolutely love building with new technology! In February, my fellow IT Pro Technical Evangelists and I have been worked together on an article series for Migration and Deployment of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure and System Center 2012 SP1 to help get you started. Here is the team listed by geographic region.

Eastern United States


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Dan Stolts
@itproguru

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Tommy Patterson
@tommy_patterson

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Bob Hunt
@BobHms

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Yung Chou
@yungchou

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Blain Barton
@blainbar

Central United States


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Kevin Remde
@KevinRemde

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Keith Mayer
@keithmayer

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Brian Lewis
@BrianLewis_

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Matt Hester
@matthewhester

Western United States


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Harold Wong
@HaroldWong

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Chris Avis
@ChrisAvis

On behalf of my team and I, we hope you find the information in this series valuable.

Series Introduction

· Introduction to the Migration and Deployment Series by Kevin Remde

Deploying and Migrating to Windows 8

Harold Wong

Requirements for a Fresh Install of Windows 8

Kevin Remde

Free Tools for Windows 8 Deployment ( Light Touch )

Keith Mayer

5 Steps to Deploying Windows 8 with System Center 2012 SP1 ( Zero Touch )

Dan Stolts

How to Migrate or Transfer Files ad Settings to Windows 8 from Windows 7, Vista or XP

Deploying and Migrating to Windows Server 2012

Bob Hunt

Requirements for a Fresh Windows Server 2012 Installation

Blain Barton

Upgrade Implications for Windows Server 2012 Active Directory

Matt Hester

Installing the Windows Server 2012 Migration Tools

Bob Hunt

Windows Server 2012 File Server Deployment Considerations with SMB 3.0

Tommy Patterson

Migrating Hyper-V Virtual Machines from Windows Server 2008 R2 to 2012

Deploying and Migrating to Windows Azure

Harold Wong

Windows Azure as Platform as a Service ( PaaS )

Tommy Patterson

How Windows Azure can be leveraged as part of your Migration

Yung Chou

Manage and Migrate On-Premise and Off-Premise VMs with System Center 2012 SP1