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Pictures of the Hybrid Identity Protection Conference 2017 in New York

Written on November 14, 2017 at 8:59 PM, by

Last week, I spent a long weekend in New York, NY for the inaugural Hybrid Identity Protection Conference. I flew in on Saturday November 4 via Paris, where I boarded an Air France Boeing 777, that had its seats, at best, filled for 30%. There was ample space and I enjoyed working on a couple […]

I’m co-presenting at the KNVI Congress

Written on November 2, 2017 at 9:29 AM, by

The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) organizes its yearly congress next week. I’m honored to be invited to co-present two sessions, together with my buddy Raymond Comvalius.    About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT Professionals (KNVI) is an independent platform for sharing professional knowledge and expanding the […]

I’m speaking at the Hybrid Identity Protection Conference in New York

Written on October 31, 2017 at 8:40 AM, by

Next week, I’m joining many of my technical friends at the Hybrid Identity Protection Conference in New York, NY. For those who attended The Experts Conference (TEC) and NetPro’s Directory Experts Conference (DEC) events previously, the Hybrid Identity Protection Conference promises to be at least as much fun as these events, where you’ve seen the […]

Pictures of IT/DEV Connections 2017

Written on October 30, 2017 at 10:29 AM, by

I just came back from San Francisco where I enjoyed the 2017 edition of Penton’s IT/DEV Connections conference. On Saturday October 22nd, I flew out from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, to catch a nice Air France-operated flight to San Francisco in one of their flagship Airbus A380s. My first flight […]

Pictures of Lowlands Unite! Belgium Edition

Written on October 24, 2017 at 5:21 PM, by

Thursday, last week, I presented a 60-minute session on achieving productivity without an on-premises infrastructure at Lowlands Unite! Belgium Edition. I was en route pretty early, to avoid traffic jams around Rotterdam and Antwerpen. During the drive, I encountered only a little traffic, so that was good. As the venue, Lowlands Unite! picked the Lamot […]

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication is now in the new Azure Portal (in Public Preview)

Written on October 23, 2017 at 6:32 PM, by

For months, admins wanting to create and manage their on-premises Azure Multi-factor Authentication Server settings had to resort to the old Azure Portal, based on the Azure Service Management (ASM) model, and the PhoneFactor Web (PFWeb) portal, while the rest of Azure Active Directory moved and improved in the new Azure Portal, based on Azure […]

Azure AD Connect v1.1.647.0 fixes Common Issues with Sign-In Methods

Written on October 22, 2017 at 8:01 AM, by

Last Thursday, Microsoft released version 1.1.647.0 of Azure AD Connect, its free Hybrid Identity bridge product to synchronize objects and their attributes from on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) environments to Azure Active Directory. At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft declared Seamless Single Sign-On and Pass-through Authentication features as Generally Available, so the team doubled down […]

Windows Server version 1709 is now available for download

Written on October 18, 2017 at 10:41 AM, by

Although in recent discussions people mentioned they’re not that exited anymore about new releases of Windows Server, a new version of this Microsoft product for your datacenter has arrived yesterday. Recently, I discussed the features I was looking forward to a pre-release version of this Windows Server release from an Identity and Access Management (IAM) […]

I’m speaking at IT/DEV Connections 2017

Written on October 13, 2017 at 1:03 PM, by

Having presented at IT/DEV Connections in Las Vegas in 2015, I was delighted to be selected as a speaker for IT/DEV Connections 2017 in San Francisco. For the fourth time, Penton Technology, who you probably know for its myITforum.com, WinSuperSite.com and WindowsITPro.com communities, organizes the US-based IT/Dev Connections event. About this event Widely recognized for […]

Join me for Lowlands Unite! Belgium Edition

Written on October 10, 2017 at 2:18 PM, by

Next week, on Thursday October 19, 2017, I’ll be delivering a 60-minute session on achieving productivity without an on-premises infrastructure at Lowlands Unite! Belgium Edition.   About Lowlands Unite! Lowlands Unite! is the joint event by the Dutch Windows Management User Group (WMUG) and the System Center User Group (SCUG) Belgium. As you might have […]