MVP Windows Server 2003 End of Service Roadshow

In early September 2014, MVPs and Community Leaders will be sharing their expertise to help you understand the technical and business impact of the end support for Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2 and Small Business Server 2003. A lot has changed since 2003 and so have the Microsoft product offerings, giving you greater functionality and flexibility. The evening will cover the following:  ·         What does End of Support mean? Learn about what end of support means for your business and the implications of running unsupported technology. ·         Why Windows Server … Continue reading MVP Windows Server 2003 End of Service Roadshow

European PowerShell Summit

Unfortunately I can’t attend this event, but hopefully you’re more fortunate than me in that respect because it looks to be excellent, and Amsterdam is a great city… The European PowerShell Summit, organised by PowerShell.org, will be in Amsterdam September 29 – October 1 2014 at the Park Hotel. Details at http://powershell.org/wp/community-events/summit/ The Summit will feature 3 days of PowerShell sessions from PowerShell team members, PowerShell MVPs and other PowerShell experts. It’s the in-person gathering place for PowerShell enthusiasts and PowerShell users. It’s a place to make new connections, learn new techniques, and offer something to your peers and colleagues.  If you … Continue reading European PowerShell Summit

Desired State Configuration video

As I mentioned back in March, I recorded a short video on DSC as part of the UK and Ireland MVP Cloud OS Online event. However, I forgot to post the video here, so here it is: There was a lot of great content over the two days, so you should check them all out on the MVP Rocks UK and Ireland YouTube channel. Source: jonnoble

Desired State Configuration video

As I mentioned back in March, I recorded a short video on DSC as part of the UK and Ireland MVP Cloud OS Online event. However, I forgot to post the video here, so here it is: There was a lot of great content over the two days, so you should check them all out on the MVP Rocks UK and Ireland YouTube channel.

MVP Cloud OS Week Online

Next Monday and Tuesday, you can get a day of online training for free from UK and Ireland Microsoft MVPs. The 31st has a load of sessions under the “Transform the Datacentre” banner, then on 1st April, it’s all about “People Centric IT”. The schedule for content is as follows: 31 March: Transform the datacentre Time Topic MVP Speakers 9.30 Transform the Datacentre with Microsoft Cloud OS Patrik Bihammar 10.15 What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2? Aidan Finn 11.00 What’s New in System Center 2012 R2? Gordon McKenna 12.15 What’s New in Windows Azure? Richard Astbury 13.00 PowerShell – … Continue reading MVP Cloud OS Week Online

MVP Cloud OS Week Online

Next Monday and Tuesday, you can get a day of online training for free from UK and Ireland Microsoft MVPs. The 31st has a load of sessions under the “Transform the Datacentre” banner, then on 1st April, it’s all about “People Centric IT”. The schedule for content is as follows: 31 March: Transform the datacentre Time Topic MVP Speakers 9.30 Transform the Datacentre with Microsoft Cloud OS Patrik Bihammar 10.15 What’s New in Windows Server 2012 R2? Aidan Finn 11.00 What’s New in System Center 2012 R2? Gordon McKenna 12.15 What’s New in Windows Azure? Richard Astbury 13.00 PowerShell – … Continue reading MVP Cloud OS Week Online

Get the hell off Windows XP! NOW!

One month from today, support ends for the Windows XP operating system, and Office 2003. YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE RUNNING UNSUPPORTED SOFTWARE!!! This is why… There are still a lot of people running Windows XP. There are bad people in the world who try to find vulnerabilities in Windows (and Office, and anything else with a decent user base). Those people know that any vulnerability that they find is only useful to them until it is patched. If they keep their newly discovered vulnerability to themselves until after 8th April 2014, it’s not going to be patched, so … Continue reading Get the hell off Windows XP! NOW!

Get the hell off Windows XP! NOW!

One month from today, support ends for the Windows XP operating system, and Office 2003. YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE RUNNING UNSUPPORTED SOFTWARE!!! This is why… There are still a lot of people running Windows XP. There are bad people in the world who try to find vulnerabilities in Windows (and Office, and anything else with a decent user base). Those people know that any vulnerability that they find is only useful to them until it is patched. If they keep their newly discovered vulnerability to themselves until after 8th April 2014, it’s not going to be patched, so … Continue reading Get the hell off Windows XP! NOW!