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First, let me say that I am a big proponent of technical certifications. That is the reason why I have my Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) Server Administrator, MCITP Enterprise Administrator and MCITP Enterprise Messaging Administrator 2007 and 2010. Once upon a time, I also had my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCSE (precursor to MCITP), CNI and CNE. Recently, I passed the Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Virtualization (Exam 70-659) and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Exam 70-400). I plan to get my MCITP Virtualization Administrator so I'll need to take the Windows Server 2008 R2 Desktop Virtualization Exam (70-669) and Windows Server 2008 R2 Virtualization Administrator Exam (70-693) sometime in the next few months. As soon as the two exams for Microsoft Private Cloud Certification become available (Exams 70-246 and 70-247), I will al... (more)

A day in the life of a Technical Advisor at the Microsoft Retail Store–Introduction

So, Microsoft employees who don’t already work at the Microsoft Retail stores but who live in a city where a store exists were given an opportunity to sign up and spend a day working side by side with the main store employees.  I happen to live in...(read more ) ... (more)

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Lync 2010 High Availability Question & Answer Log (09-23-11)

I was able to work with Byron Spurlock (former Microsoft Consultant with MCS) to have him deliver another Webcast Series on Lync Server 2010. The second one was delivered on September 23, 2011 on Lync Server 2010 High Availability. I am a bit behind,...(read more ) ... (more)

TechNet Event – Phoenix, AZ (November 17, 2011) Recap

Sorry I’m a bit late with the recap for the Phoenix / Tempe Event last week. For the summary of Cloud Computing and what a Private Cloud really is compared to On Premise datacenters, Public Clouds and Hybrid Clouds, please see my recap from Los Angeles...(read more ) ... (more)

Freeware Active Directory, Exchange, Lync provisioning tool from Zeya Oo – Z-Hire Employee Provisioning App

As techies, we tend to hunt around to find nifty tools and utilities that will help us do our job easier or better.  I think it is a GREAT idea to share the good finds with our friends.  In that vein, I wanted to share with you a nice tool that...(read more ) ... (more)