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New Horizons SpecTECHular

Join New Horizons Computer Learning Centers at SpecTECHular, and learn about the latest products and...

Author: jweston Date: 10/01/2012

TechNet Radio Community Corner: Deploying Windows Server 2012 with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

John Weston and Michael Niehaus join us for today’s show asthey discuss the latest version of...

Author: jweston Date: 08/29/2012

Please Donate American Heart Association I am doing Heart Walk

Become a Lifesaver Today! Please support me. I am walking in the Heart Walk for the American Heart...

Author: jweston Date: 08/27/2012

TechNet Radio Community Corner: What’s New in Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012

Microsoft MVP Mitch Garvis is back for today’s show as he and John Weston dissect what’s new in...

Author: jweston Date: 08/06/2012

DFW Systems Management User Group

All – please use this link to register:...

Author: jweston Date: 07/11/2012

Dallas Cloud Summit Slides

Yesterday in Dallas we did a great Cloud Summit.  I did the session on What is new in Windows...

Author: jweston Date: 07/11/2012

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Now Available

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Now Available Get ready for Windows Server 2012 with...

Author: jweston Date: 07/10/2012

Windows 8 and Server 2012 RTM and General availability dates announced

  This morning at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto the Windows Product group...

Author: jweston Date: 07/09/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – How Integration Services work in SQL Server 2012

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/26/2012

Microsoft to Acquire Yammer

Microsoft to Acquire Yammer June 25, 2012 We released this press release on our Acquiring of Yammer....

Author: jweston Date: 06/25/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – New T-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2012

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/25/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – Creating SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Models with PowerPivot

About This Video In today’s Virtual Lab Insider, Sr. IT Pro Evangelist John Weston previews for us...

Author: jweston Date: 06/24/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – Developing a SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Model using Visual Studio

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/23/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – How to Manage Unstructured Data in SQL Server 2012

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/22/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – How to work with Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/21/2012

TechNet Radio: Virtual Lab Insider – How PowerView and Reporting Services work in SQL Server 2012

About This Video In this Virtual Lab Insider, John Weston previews for us the latest TechNet Virtual...

Author: jweston Date: 06/21/2012

Dallas Texas July 10th Microsoft Cloud Summit 2012 FREE IT Pro and Devs

Irving, TX Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:00AM – 5:00PM Irving Convention Center 500 W Las Colinas Blvd...

Author: jweston Date: 06/20/2012

All I want for Christmas…..

  I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these.   More info on http://surface.com

Author: jweston Date: 06/20/2012

Breaking News: Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Datacenter now available

Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate DataCenter is now available get it here: ...

Author: jweston Date: 05/31/2012

TechNet Webcast: Running a Small Business on Office 365

TechNet Webcast:  Running a Small Business on Office 365 Download: WMV | WMA Learn how your...

Author: jweston Date: 05/31/2012

TechNet Webcast: Bare Metal to Private Cloud (Part 1 of 8): Beginning with the End in Mind

Download: WMV | WMA In this session, we take a look at the end state of managing a private cloud...

Author: jweston Date: 05/31/2012

Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow

Announcing the Windows Server 2012 Community Roadshow We’ve put a lot of work into Windows Server...

Author: jweston Date: 05/30/2012

Where to see John in June 2012

  Here is my schedule for June, looks like fun!   June 7th  Dallas New Horizons ...

Author: jweston Date: 05/29/2012

TechNet Virtual Lab Insider: System Center 2012 Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring

Deploying the infrastructure for a private cloud is just the first step. In today’s episode Sr. IT...

Author: jweston Date: 05/25/2012

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager–Building a Service Template

In today’s episode John Baker preview the “Building a Service Template” Virtual lab. Learn how you...

Author: jweston Date: 05/25/2012

TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (Preview with Insider)

In this episode John Baker previews the “Building Your Cloud Infrastructure” Virtual lab. Learn how...

Author: jweston Date: 05/25/2012

Everything You Wanted to Know and Ask about Windows Deployment (Part 2)

Everything You Wanted to Know and Ask about Windows Deployment (Part 2) Download: WMV | WMA In this...

Author: jweston Date: 05/24/2012

Everything You Wanted to Know and Ask about Windows Deployment (Part 1)

Everything You Wanted to Know and Ask about Windows Deployment (Part 1) Download: WMV | WMA In this...

Author: jweston Date: 05/24/2012

New System Management User Group in Dallas

Do you use System Center?  Want to learn from peers that do that also?  Well Chad Till...

Author: jweston Date: 05/21/2012

System Center 2012 8 Part Webcast series

We are about to kick off a new Webcast series on System Center 2012. Below is all the registration...

Author: jweston Date: 05/18/2012

Windows Server 2012 Top Ten Webcast May 22nd.

Reminder to register for the May 22nd TechTrax webcast. Thanks to those that have already...

Author: jweston Date: 05/17/2012

Windows Azure free event Jun 7th, online live.

One of the best ways to learn about Windows Azure is through our online events, free of charge,...

Author: jweston Date: 05/16/2012

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Beta Now Available

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 7.0 Beta Now Available Accelerate your Migration to the...

Author: jweston Date: 05/16/2012

Feeding America Turns to Microsoft for Anywhere, Anytime Access

CHICAGO — May 15, 2012 — Feeding America, the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, left...

Author: jweston Date: 05/15/2012

Office 365 Webcast next week starting May 21st.

TechNet Webcast : Business Data Connectivity Services in SharePoint Online http://bit.ly/JdOzt2...

Author: jweston Date: 05/14/2012

System Center Cloud Services Process Pack now available for download

Enhance private cloud management with new process pack Microsoft System Center Cloud Services...

Author: jweston Date: 05/11/2012

Windows Server 2012 Beta Virtual Labs

Windows Server "8" Beta Virtual Labs Experience the beta release of Windows Server "8" firsthand in...

Author: jweston Date: 05/10/2012

New Private Cloud System Center 2012 Guide Labs released

Microsoft Private Cloud Guided Labs Click on a link below to launch an interactive guided lab that...

Author: jweston Date: 05/10/2012

Office 365 gets FISMA Certification

This week on the Office 365 blog we announced that Office 365 was grated FISMA certification. ...

Author: jweston Date: 05/09/2012

24 Hours in a Private Cloud

In collaboration with IEEE Computer Society, the Cloud Security Alliance and Dell, Microsoft is...

Author: jweston Date: 05/09/2012

Texas IT Camps Slides

This week I am starting IT Camps around Texas. If you want to attend, please go to...

Author: jweston Date: 05/02/2012

Microsoft Private Cloud Summit NYC, Chicago, LA

Microsoft Private Cloud Summit Join us at the Microsoft Private Cloud Summit with the “Best of...

Author: jweston Date: 05/01/2012

Barnes and Noble, with Microsoft form Partnership for World-Class Digital Reading Experience

Today we announced an agreement with Barnes and Noble.  I think this is really cool, even if I...

Author: jweston Date: 04/30/2012

Windows Deployment Webcast MDT 2012

We are going to have a 2 part Webcast series on how to deploy Windows in your environment. ...

Author: jweston Date: 04/27/2012

Where to see John in May 2012

I will be doing a bunch of IT Camps in May. These are full day (9-3) free events on Upgrading your...

Author: jweston Date: 04/26/2012

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