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Video of my Active Directory session at VMworld Europe is now available

Written on November 25, 2019 at 10:56 AM, by

On November 7, 2019, I presented a 60-minute session with Deji Akomolafe. The session was titled ‘Virtualize Active Directory the right way’. We presented the session in the context of VMware’s VMworld Europe 2019 event in Barcelona. Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS) allows organizations to deploy a scalable and secure directory service for managing users, […]

Asked questions at VeeamON Virtual 2019

Written on November 22, 2019 at 10:42 AM, by

Last week, I had the pleasure of being one of the experts in the VeeamON Virtual Expert Lounge for both the APAC and Americas events. I also attended the Europe event. In this blogpost, I’m sharing some of the questions we received and answered, so we can all benefit. Licensing The following questions were asked […]

Video of my AppManagEvent 2019 session is now available

Written on November 20, 2019 at 12:52 PM, by

On Friday October 11, 2019, I presented a 45-minute session. The session was titled ‘Identity, the solid base for your organization’s future’. I presented the session in the context of Professional Development Systems’ 2019 edition of AppManageEvent in Utrecht. Recent IT disasters have proven that there’s no such thing as a safe network. Firewalls continue […]

Pictures of the Dutch Windows Management User Group 2019-5 Meetup

Written on November 18, 2019 at 10:49 AM, by

‘ Last Wednesday I was a guest at the company I called ‘home’ for over 15 years. I was scheduled to deliver a 45-minute session on Azure AD Connect. As this is one of my favorite topics to talk on, I was really looking forward to the Dutch Windows Management User Group 2019-5 Meetup. I […]

Pictures of VMworld Europe 2019

Written on November 11, 2019 at 11:20 AM, by

Deji Akomolafe invited me over to Barcelona last week, to present two sessions with him at VMware’s VMworld Europe 2019 event. After I had spend Tuesday November 5th at one of my favorite customers, I drove to the airport to take my first flight to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport. I had a short layover, […]

I’m speaking at the 2019 European SharePoint Conference

Written on November 6, 2019 at 9:43 AM, by

The countdown is on to the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference! There are just four weeks to go until this event lands at the Prague Conference Center from Monday December 2nd, 2019 to Thursday December 5th, 2019!      About the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference The European SharePoint, Office 365 & […]

Pictures of SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2019

Written on November 4, 2019 at 8:21 AM, by

In October, I presented at several conferences. One conference stood out of the rest, because of its community: SharePoint Saturday Belgium on October 19th, 2019. An event organized by fellow MVPs from the Belgian Information Worker User Group, offering sessions by mostly fellow-MVPs; yes, this is gold. After an Azure Friday at a customer in […]

Pictures of AppManagEvent 2019

Written on October 28, 2019 at 11:04 AM, by

Friday October 11, 2019. was a busy day for me. I started off by driving to Utrecht to park at my common parking spot at Jaarbeurs P4. I park here every two weeks for a customer in Utrecht’s city center. This time, I walked into the Jaarbeurs building for a different reason: to present at […]

Join us for VeeamON Virtual 2019

Written on October 25, 2019 at 11:05 AM, by

On November 20, 2019, Veeam organizes a virtual worldwide event, where they’ll share their views on availability beyond backup and restore and beyond the confines of your datacenter or the usual Operating Systems. I’ve attended the Veeam Vanguard Summit event in Prague earlier this month, and I recommend this event, because it allows you to […]

Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2019 in Orlando

Written on October 24, 2019 at 6:08 PM, by

Microsoft Ignite 2019 North America in Orlando is only two weeks away and many of us have begun filling their session builder with interesting sessions, corresponding to their interests and knowledge. I decided to compile a list of the Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) related sessions at Ignite 2019. […]