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Azure Stack Home Lab Build

In the beginning there was…nothing Microsoft Azure Stack is not something I could build and run on my desktop like my Configmgr lab, which runs on my W10 desktop while I use it for work as well.  I had to decide if I wanted to spend the money on a server or wait for the […]

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10 Most Important Announcements From Ign...

10 Most Important Announcements From Ignite

My top 10 most important announcements so far at Ignite.  Ranked from most important to least importance, as it pertains to me. Technical preview of Configmgr vNext available now with SCEP Service pack for SCCM 2012 due next week Announced Azure Stack – Replacing Azure Pack for on-prem Azure services Deploying Azure in Your Datacenter […]

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Can Microsoft Disrupt Google’s Dominance

Can Microsoft Disrupt Google’s Dominance of Mobile

At the Build conference today Microsoft made a play to shift the device ecosystem to Windows.  In the past Android ruled the device OS, Apple came in a distant second with iOS, and Microsoft was in last place, about four laps down.  Part of the problem was from the carriers blocking Microsoft from getting on […]

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Intune Enrollment Instructions

Intune Enrollment Instructions

Microsoft released a Word doc that includes step-by-step instructions on enrolling a mobile device that can be customized and distributed by IT to mobile users.  It includes instructions for iOS, Android and Windows Phone.  This is a pretty common need for a new service to help educate end users and will save the team managing […]

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New Containers Tech From Microsoft Annou...

New Containers Tech From Microsoft Announced

Nano Server, Hyper-V Containers and Swarm Yesterday Microsoft announced a couple things, Nano Sever in Server vNext, which is available to partners and I would guess to the public at Ignite.  The other announcement which is more interesting is the Hyper-V containers, running on Nano Server of course.  They also kind of snuck in support […]

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