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Windows Azure Platform. Inside the Cloud. Microsoft's Cloud World Explained Part 2.  | TechNet Edge The first post was an overview of Cloud terminology, offerings and information about the Cloud world. In this post I’ll drill into two areas, Windows Azure Platform and then good and bad cloud applications. Windows Azure Platform Windows Azure Platform is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. It ... More...

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Sleuthing for Answers About Online Services  | TechNet Edge Adam ignores a sunny, Spring day to find Thomas Welles moving offices and getting back to work. He’s looking for some answers. Here’s how it shakes out. [2:10] Are Business Productivity Online Services and Azure here just to defend the cash cow on the desktop? [3:15] Does the IT admin’s job go away ... More...

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Green IT, Proactive IT and the Cloud  | TechNet Edge Today, Adam meets up with Scott Andersen at the internal conference, TechReady, where Microsofties swarm Seattle to brush up on the latest technologies. Scott focuses on both cloud and community for Microsoft. He tells Adam how cost savings come from the technology, and how green IT and the freedom ... More...

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How Microsoft Secures the Cloud Infrastructure  | TechNet Edge Learn about how Microsoft secures it's cloud infrastructure and take away some best practices for your own organization moving to the cloud.  John Howie and Mark Estberg are a part of Global Foundation Services Online Services Security and Compliance group at Microsoft and walk us through the follow... More...

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Self-service password Reset with Forefront Identity Manager demo  | TechNet Edge Watch this 6 min demo of FIM's self-service password reset capabilities presented by Alym Rayani, Microsoft PM for Forefront Identity Manager 2010. For the first 1:20 Alym chats about password reset and then walks through and explains the reset password wizard on Windows 7. He shows how the user fil... More...

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Head in the Clouds. Microsoft's Cloud World Explained Part 1  | TechNet Edge In this first post on Cloud Computing, I’ll cover Microsoft’s Cloud offerings; I’ll also discuss some of the cloud computing terms you may have heard about, as well as cover briefly what good cloud apps are. In the following two posts I’ll cover the Windows Azure Platform in more detail, and round o... More...

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SharePoint Workspace (SPW) 2010 Explained, Part 1 of 2  | TechNet Edge This article is for readers who already have some experience with Microsoft Office Groove 2007 (Groove 2007) to help them better understand the usage, business value, and limitations related to the new feature, SharePoint Workspace, in SPW 2010. Those who are not familiar with how Groove 2007 works ... More...

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The PowerShell management module for Hyper-V  | TechNet Edge Hyper-V does not include command line management tools “in the box”, yet it provides a set of WMI interfaces which allow developers to write their own management tools. PowerShell provides a great environment for implementing command line tools and interacting with WMI. A PowerShell module is availa... More...

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Deploying Windows 7  | TechNet Edge In the previous posts we discussed the path to deploying Windows 7, including application compatibility and image creation. In this post we’ll discuss the methods for deploying Windows 7 to clients. First, let me explain the terms and tools you may have heard about. In the previous posts and other a... More...

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Building Windows 7 Images  | TechNet Edge In the previous post we looked at the key information and first steps required to perform a successful deployment of Windows 7, and we looked in some detail at one of the main concerns organizations have when deploying a new OS; application compatibility. In this post we’ll look at the resources ava... More...

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