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About: Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer is a Dutch IT Professional with over ten years of experience with projects in large IT environments. He is a contributing blogger at the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs (blogs.dirteam.com) and the founder and owner of ServerCore.Net. Since 2009, Microsoft has awarded Sander with the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and since 2011 he works part-time as an IT Professionals Evangelist for Microsoft Netherlands.

Recent Posts by Sander Berkouwer:

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 […]

Why installing Azure AD Connect on an Active Directory Domain Controller might not be the most brilliant of ideas

Written on October 9, 2017 at 8:25 AM, by

When you read through Azure AD Connect’s prerequisites page, you’ll notice that Microsoft supports installing Azure AD Connect on Active Directory Domain Controllers. While this would certainly be a helpful scenario for organizations with up to 50 user accounts, I would not recommend doing so. Note: Installing Azure AD Connect on a Read-only Domain Controller […]

Pictures of Microsoft Ignite 2017

Written on October 2, 2017 at 9:33 PM, by

Last week, Microsoft organized its yearly Ignite event in Orlando, Florida. Over 25,000 attendees enjoyed five days of sessions, four days of expo, three bags of swag, two nights of fun and one big keynote. The weather was really nice. We enjoyed the sun and 30+ degrees (Celsius, that is) temperatures for the time Ignite […]