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Happy 10th Birthday, Azure!

Written on February 1, 2020 at 11:05 AM, by

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! […]

I’m speaking at the 2020 Nordic Infrastructure Conference

Written on January 20, 2020 at 2:53 PM, by

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. […]

Goals for 2020

Written on January 1, 2020 at 11:04 AM, by

Welcome to a new decade! As the cold January days embrace me after the warm festivities of Christmas, I feel invigorated to look ahead and set goals for the year to come. Blogging I’ve been blogging here for the past 13 years: In May 2019, I set out to share more of my experiences. My […]

2019 in Review

Written on December 30, 2019 at 2:31 PM, by

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 […]

Pictures of the 2019 European SharePoint Conference

Written on December 10, 2019 at 2:19 PM, by

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. […]

A new Identity and Security MVP! (Huy Kha)

Written on December 5, 2019 at 12:51 PM, by

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 […]

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

Written on December 4, 2019 at 4:55 PM, by

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 […]

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 […]