This afternoon, I received an e-mail message titled: “Congratulations 2015 Microsoft MVP!” This is the seventh message I receive, welcoming me (back) to Microsofts Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Program. It’s my honor to accept the award and wear the MVP logo for the seventh consecutive year. Just like previous years, I will take my experiences … Continue reading "Seventh Consecutive Year as a Directory Services MVP"
On Thursday November 18, 2014, Raymond and I delivered two 1-hour sessions at Experts Live 2014 at Cinemic in Ede, the Netherlands. With nearly 800 attendees, Experts Live transformed the cinema multiplex with its 6 smaller auditoriums (177 seats), its grand auditorium (336 seats) and its new Expo Theatre (1030 seats) into a buzzing and … Continue reading "Pictures of Experts Live 2014"
Last year, I was invited to speak at ITPro | DEV Connections Greece. That was great fun, so we were delighted to see this years organization asking Adnan and me to send in some session proposals for this years event. Even better was seeing our proposals accepted. As a bonus: Our buddy Peter also got … Continue reading "Speaking at ITPRO | DEV Connections Greece again"
As mentioned earlier, I had the privilege of being invited to speak at Microsoft Serbia’s Sinergia 2014 event at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Belgrade, last October. With a little more room in my schedule, I can finally share some pictures of this event.
VeeamON 2014, hosted by Veeam from October 6th to October 8th 2014 in Las Vegas NV, was this years only event targeted on Availability of the Modern Datacenter. Thought leaders, subject-matter experts and IT Pros from around the world immersed in the latest technology for the Always-On Business.
On November 18th, several Dutch user groups join forces to present the Experts Live event at Cinemic in Ede, the Netherlands Dutch. As some of you might remember, I’ve been a speaker (and track owner) at the previous Experts Live events in the last four years. This time around, Experts Live is even bigger. There were … Continue reading "I'll be presenting at Experts Live 2014"
Last week, I received a message from Microsoft Serbia on an opportunity to speak at its yearly Sinergija event in Belgrade on October 20th and October 21st 2014; An event, a Microsoft subsidiary and a country with an extensive legacy and rich heritage. Readers of my blog in this region will be happy to know … Continue reading "I'll be presenting at Microsoft Sinergija 2014"
Earlier this summer, I gave a presentation at the Datacenter Group’s Partner Event. Today, I received some photos of this event. These photos have a surreal feel to them, since the event was located in a room that is now operational as a server room and occupied by customers of the Datacenter Group and they … Continue reading "Pictures of the Datacenter Group’s Partner Event"
Last week, I presented my first session ever on TechEd. I co-presented the session PCIT-B341 Upgrading Active Directory the Safe Way: Using Virtualization Technologies with Mike Resseler in the last presentation slot of TechEd North America 2014 in Houston. The story how I obtained the speaker position (in typical MVP manner) can be found in … Continue reading "Pictures of my presentation at TechEd North America 2014"
Last week, Microsoft Netherlands organized the 2014 TechDays at the World Forum in The Hague, where both Dutch and Belgian Developers and IT Professionals enjoyed two days of sessions, networking opportunities and catering. On Wednesday April 16th, Raymond Comvalius and I were scheduled to deliver a 75-minute presentation on Bring Your Own (BYO), so we … Continue reading "Pictures of the Dutch 2014 TechDays"