Happy 20th Birthday, Active Directory!

Today, The DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org Weblogs are celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Active Directory Domain Services as a released product.   Windows 2000 Server The introduction of Active Directory to the world was part of the release of Windows 2000 Server on February 17, 2000. At the launch event, Bill Gates ushered in the Next … Continue reading "Happy 20th Birthday, Active Directory!"

I’m speaking at Azure Saturday Belgrade

I’m proud to share that I’ll be presenting at Azure Saturday Belgrade in Serbia on February 29th 2020!   About Azure Saturday Belgrade As part of AzureDays.org events, Azure Saturday Belgrade is a community-driven event to share knowledge and experiences about Microsoft Azure. In their part of the world, Azure Saturday is the biggest Azure-focused … Continue reading "I’m speaking at Azure Saturday Belgrade"

Pictures of the 2020 Nordic Infrastructure Conference

Last week, Crayon organized the 9th Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC), labeled the 20/20 Vision Edition. Raymond Comvalius and I each presented two sessions. In this blogpost I share our pictures and most memorable moments. On Wednesday February 5th, Raymond and I were scheduled for the afternoon flight from Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Oslo Gardermoen airport. … Continue reading "Pictures of the 2020 Nordic Infrastructure Conference"

Happy 10th Birthday, Azure!

On February 1, 2010, Microsoft made its Windows Azure service Generally Available. This means, Microsoft Azure is celebrating its 10th birthday today! Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning and a time to pursue new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. May today and all of your days be amazing! … Continue reading "Happy 10th Birthday, Azure!"

I’m speaking at the 2020 Nordic Infrastructure Conference

After a year’s absence, I’m proud to announce I’m back at the Nordic Infrastructure Conference speaking on Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services.    About the Nordic Infrastructure Conference The Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) provides IT and business professionals with unmissable networking and learning experiences from the leading Global IT experts. … Continue reading "I’m speaking at the 2020 Nordic Infrastructure Conference"

2019 in Review

It’s that time of the year again. While businesses are finishing off 2019 and people start to reminisce of all the good, the bad and the ugly. This year, I’ll join the people who look back at another trip around our sun on our beautiful planet Earth. Let’s look back! January 2019 The year usually … Continue reading "2019 in Review"

Pictures of the 2019 European SharePoint Conference

Last week, I delivered two sessions at the European SharePoint Conference in Prague. After a day of consulting on Tuesday December 3rd at one of my long-term customers, I traveled to Schiphol airport. My choice to not park at the airport anymore, led me to the parking lot near the train station in Nieuw Vennep. … Continue reading "Pictures of the 2019 European SharePoint Conference"

A new Identity and Security MVP! (Huy Kha)

On December 1st, 2019, Huy Kha was awarded with the 2020-2021 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Enterprise Mobility with a specialization in Identity and Securty. The team behind the DirTeam.com / ActiveDir.org weblogs would like to congratulate him with this achievement and welcome him to the select group of Enterprise Mobility MVPs. About … Continue reading "A new Identity and Security MVP! (Huy Kha)"

Video of my Azure AD Connect session at Dutch Windows Management User Group 2019-5 Meet-up is now available

On November 13, 2019, I presented a 30-minute session at 5th meeting of the Dutch Windows Management User Group for 2019 at the company I called ‘home’ for over 15 years: OGD in Delft. The video of my 30-minute talk on Azure AD Connect is now available for you to watch. 20 million organizations worldwide … Continue reading "Video of my Azure AD Connect session at Dutch Windows Management User Group 2019-5 Meet-up is now available"