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WPC Announcements–Servers and Tools and Azure! (Oh my!)

Digital Worldwide Partner ConferenceSome of you may be aware that this week another big Microsoft conference is happening in Toronto.  The Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) for 2012 is in full swing.  And like all of these kinds of conferences, there are usually big announcements and reveals and important information shared during the keynotes.  This year’s is no exception.

Yesterday (WPC Day 1), for example, Microsoft announced the timing of the release of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, and introduced partners to new options for selling Office 365.  And today (WPC Day 2) Microsoft announced some additional important resources and opportunities for partners regarding cloud hosting and helping to move your customers from VMware to Hyper-V virtualization.

Here are the links to all of the details.

And in case you’re not watching it already, here is the “Digital WPC” site, which has live streaming and is where you’ll find access to recorded content.  It will be a great place to go if you want to watch the keynote recordings when they’re available.

 

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“Hey Kevin.. where’ve you been?”

I was on vacation.  I enjoyed a week with my parents, brothers, and all of our families in Colorado (Estes Park) to celebrate my folks’ 50th Wedding Anniversary. 

Lots of Remdes

(Photo © 2012 by Paul Remde.  All Rights Reserved.  Used with permission, ‘cause he wouldn’t dare say no. Smile )

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Kevin is an engaging and highly sought-after speaker and webcaster who has landed several times on Microsoft's top 10 webcast list, and has delivered many top-scoring TechNet events and webcasts. In his past outside of Microsoft, Kevin has held positions such as software engineer, information systems professional, and information systems manager. He loves sharing helpful new solutions and technologies with his IT professional peers.

A prolific blogger, Kevin shares his thoughts, ideas and tips on his “Full of I.T.” blog (http://aka.ms/FullOfIT). He also contributes to and moderates the TechNet Forum IT Manager discussion (http://aka.ms/ITManager), and presents live TechNet Events throughout the central U.S. (http://www.technetevents.com). When he's not busy learning or blogging about new technologies, Kevin enjoys digital photography and videography, and sings in a band. (Q: Midlife crisis? A: More cowbell!) He continues to challenge his TechNet Event audiences to sing Karaoke with him.

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