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Video: Cloud Computing Privacy at Microsoft, Part 2
Video: Cloud Computing Privacy at Microsoft, Part 2
Brendon Lynch, Microsoft’s Chief Privacy Officer explains how the three tenets of privacy (responsibility, transparency and choice) work using Office 365 as an example. Tim Rains, MSFT Wednesday, Mar 21
TechNet Radio: Big Data and the Cloud
TechNet Radio: Big Data and the Cloud
In this episode of Community Corner, we welcome Microsoft SQL Server MVP, Thomas LaRock to the show as he discusses with us the newest features found in SQL Server 2012, where DBAs can get information on this latest release, as well as how this relates to cloud computing and virtualization. John Weston, MSFT Wednesday, Mar 21
Cloud Network Architecture in Windows Server “8”
Cloud Network Architecture in Windows Server “8”
Windows Server “8” presents new opportunities to simplify the datacenter network architecture. With 10GbE and Windows Server 8 support for features like host QoS, DCB support, Hyper-V Extensible Switch QoS and isolation policies, and Hyper-V over SMB, you can now rethink the need for separate networks, as well as how many physical NICs you actually need on the server. Let’s take a look at two approaches for simplification. Tom Shinder, MSFT Wednesday, Mar 21
Guide: Building Hybrid Apps in the Cloud on Windows Azure
Guide: Building Hybrid Apps in the Cloud on Windows Azure
This guide maps Windows Azure features with the specific challenges encountered in the hybrid application scenario. Windows Azure now offers a number of advanced services such as Service Bus, Caching, Traffic Manager, Azure Connect, SQL Azure Data Sync, VM Role, ACS, and more. Our guide uses a case study of a fictitious organization to explain the challenges that you may encounter in a hybrid application, and describes solutions using the features of Windows Azure that help you to integrate on-premises and the cloud. Masashi Narumoto, MSFT Wednesday, Mar 21
How a Private Cloud Delivers IT as a Service
How a Private Cloud Delivers IT as a Service
A private cloud delivers business functions as services, while virtualization virtualizes computing resources supporting the private cloud. They are two different concepts, address different issues, and operate at different levels in enterprise. Yung Chou, MSFT Friday, Mar 9
Cloud Fundamentals Series: Compliance in the Cloud
Cloud Fundamentals Series: Compliance in the Cloud
Jeffrey Miller, Information Security and Privacy Manager for Microsoft Health Solutions Group, discusses the need to classify and segregate data to enable cloud migration while still maintaining regulatory and standards requirements applicable to sensitive data. Tim Rains, MSFT Friday, Mar 9
How Cloud Computing Goes Far Beyond Virtualization
How Cloud Computing Goes Far Beyond Virtualization
Virtualization and cloud computing are not the same. They address IT challenges in different dimensions and operated in different scopes with different levels of impact on a business. Yung Chou, MSFT Friday, Mar 9
TechNet Radio: Engaging Microsoft Premier Support
TechNet Radio: Engaging Microsoft Premier Support
In today’s “Taste of Premier” Lex Thomas welcomes Principal Technical Account Manager Brent Gatewood and Sr. Premier Field Engineer Aimee Long as they provide some insight into how Microsoft Premier Support helped deploy a successful 300,000+ seat email migration by creating a simulated customer lab environment and use case scenarios. They also share with us their Top 5 Tips for large projects like this as well give a quick glimpse at Windows 8 Chris Caldwell, MSFT Monday, Mar 5
Virtual Lab: Exploring SQL Server 2012 Integration Services
Virtual Lab: Exploring SQL Server 2012 Integration Services
After completing this lab, you will be better able to introduce project connection managers, introduce parameters, create a SSIS Catalog, deploy an Integration Services project to the SSIS Catalog, execute packages from the SSIS Catalog, script package execution commands, and monitoring the Integration Services environment and package executions. Natalia Vinokhodova Monday, Mar 5
TechNet Radio: MVA Previews on Windows 8 and More
TechNet Radio: MVA Previews on Windows 8 and More
The Microsoft Virtual Academy “Dean” of students Alan Le Marquand is back for today’s show as he discusses the upcoming release of the Windows Server 8, SQL Server 2012 and System Center 2012 Operations Manager courses. Tune in as he gives us a preview of what we can expect for each as well as courses on Windows XP to Windows 7 migration and Windows Intune. Alan LeMarquand, MSFT Monday, Mar 5
New at MVA: Windows Server “8” First Look
New at MVA: Windows Server “8” First Look
Attend this course to learn how to cloud optimize your IT with Windows Server “8”. We will show you how you can take advantage of the skills and investment you’ve already made in building a familiar and consistent platform. Alan LeMarquand, MSFT Friday, Mar 2
Webcast: Updating Your Desktop Strategy with Windows Intune
Webcast: Updating Your Desktop Strategy with Windows Intune
Are you still running on Windows XP? Are you looking for guidance about how to embrace the cloud, getting the most out of virtualization, and better understanding the consumerization of IT? Are you spending more time on managing your management environment than you would like to? Join our webcast to hear us discuss the capabilities that address the most scenarios for creating or tweaking your desktop. Chris Caldwell, MSFT Friday, Mar 2
Get the System Center 2012 Release Candidate
Get the System Center 2012 Release Candidate
Learn how System Center 2012 helps you manage your IT environments across traditional datacenters, private and public clouds, client computers, and devices. Using these integrated and automated management capabilities, you can become a trusted service provider for your business. Download the evaluation software, get trained with a virtual lab and learn about how you can receive a $20 Microsoft Online Store Promo Code. Angela Harris Friday, Mar 2
TechNet Radio: System Center 2012 Reviewer’s Workshop (Part 1)
TechNet Radio: System Center 2012 Reviewer’s Workshop (Part 1)
In Part 1 of this System Center 2012 Reviewers Workshop series, Contributing Editor for PC Pro magazine Steve Cassidy chats with Sr. Product Manager David Mills on Microsoft’s private cloud enabler, System Center 2012. Tune in as they chat about how each new capability in System Center 2012 can help various IT Professional roles in terms of service providers, IT admins, service consumers and application owners. Karen Forster, MSFT Friday, Mar 2
Register for TechNet IT Camp: The Future of IT, Series 1
Register for TechNet IT Camp: The Future of IT, Series 1
Find a location near you and learn about Microsoft’s virtualization solution, Hyper-V, the first step on your path to mastering Private Cloud. Yung Chou, MSFT Wednesday, Feb 22
Virtually Speaking: “What is Private Cloud?”
Virtually Speaking: “What is Private Cloud?”
What exactly is a private cloud? In this episode of Virtually Speaking, Sr. IT Pro Evangelist Yung Chou explains the components that make up a private cloud, various virtualization solutions as well as how virtualization itself is merely a key enabler of IT as a Service Yung Chou, MSFT Wednesday, Feb 22
Application Mgmt in a Private Cloud with SC 2012
Application Mgmt in a Private Cloud with SC 2012
Learn how the application management capabilities in System Center 2012 can help you deliver applications more cost-effectively, quickly and reliably. Angela Harris Wednesday, Feb 22
Cloud Fundamentals: e-Discovery in the Cloud
Cloud Fundamentals: e-Discovery in the Cloud
In the latest in the Cloud Fundamentals Video Series, learn how to conduct effective e-discovery processes that meet customer needs in a way that isn’t disruptive to users of cloud services. Tim Rains, MSFT Wednesday, Feb 22
On-Demand Webcast: Private Cloud Essentials
On-Demand Webcast: Private Cloud Essentials
This webcast gets you started on your journey to cloud success and outlines the components of a private cloud, reasons why the private cloud is so important to businesses and IT Pros alike, and shows some customer examples of private clouds already in use today Bob Hunt, MSFT Thursday, Feb 9
Learn How to Implement Your Own Private Clouds
Learn How to Implement Your Own Private Clouds
Chris Avis clears the path and provides guidance for IT professionals who are interested in passing the Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization Exam (70-659). Read the first of his eight-part blog series, and then start charting your course to success Chris Avis, MSFT Thursday, Feb 9

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