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Pictures of WinDays 19

Written on April 15, 2019 at 5:27 PM, by

In the first week of April, I traveled to Šibenik to deliver a session at WinDays 19 Technology. My trip started with a flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zagreb’s new Franjo Tuđman Airport. I had reserved a car and drove it to Amadria Park in Šibenik, where I arrived around 8PM. I ran into […]

I’m presenting my Active Directory 101 course with Netwrix again

Written on April 11, 2019 at 6:57 PM, by

Whether you are an Active Directory novice or an experienced IT professional, enroll in my upcoming free online course for step-by-step instructions and industry best practices for Active Directory management. These sessions are also a great way to get ready for Exam 70-742. Note: These webinars cover only 3 out of 5 topics for Microsoft […]

I’m speaking at WinDays 19

Written on March 21, 2019 at 12:14 PM, by

This April, I’m returning to Croatia to speak at WinDays 19 at the Šibenik Convention Center, part of Amadria Park. It’s been almost 2 years since I delivered a presentation in Croatia and it feels great to appear on the schedule for Windows 19 Technology, again.         About WinDays WinDays is the leading Croatian business […]

I am a 2019 Veeam Vanguard

Written on February 12, 2019 at 9:04 AM, by

Yesterday, I received an e-mail from Rick Vanover from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2019 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous three Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. I still remain one of the three Dutch Veeam Vanguards. I feel […]

Pictures of the 2018 European SharePoint, Azure and Office 365 Conference

Written on December 4, 2018 at 6:59 AM, by

Last week, I was scheduled for a 60-minute session on Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at the 2018 European SharePoint, Azure and Office 365 Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to attend the entire conference, but instead scheduled to fly in on Wednesday morning, attend the conference, attend the party and then […]

Pictures of Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2018 in Haarlem last week

Written on November 23, 2018 at 10:20 AM, by

After last week’s Heliview People-centric IT event in Rotterdam, I drove to Haarlem for the next event on my list: NC Communications’ Office 365 and SharePoint Connect. Unfortunately, I was too late to pick up Mustafa Toroman and Sasa Kranjac from Amsterdam Airport, but we did arrive at the Amrâth Grand Hotel Frans Hals at […]

Pictures of Heliview’s 2018 People-centric IT event

Written on November 21, 2018 at 8:55 AM, by

A week ago, we were present at Heliview’s 2018 People-centric IT event at Soccer club Feyenoord’s “De Kuip” Stadium in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. As this was somewhat of a home game for us, we decided to make our mark at this event with our new corporate banner and new corporate clothing style. We arrived at […]

I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference next week

Written on November 20, 2018 at 8:19 AM, by

Next week, I’ll present a 60-minute break-out session on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. After I presented this session with a standard slide deck from Microsoft at the Amsterdam Tech Summit, Donald Hessing invited me to present an […]

Pictures of VMware VMworld Europe 2018

Written on November 12, 2018 at 2:55 PM, by

Last week, I presented at VMware’s VMworld Europe 2018. After a last-minute day of work for a customer on Monday, I flew into Barcelona El Prat (BCN) airport via Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport. As usual, KLM and Air France were extremely nice to me with some leg space on both flights and good […]

I’m speaking at Office 365 and SharePoint Connect 2018

Written on November 2, 2018 at 11:51 AM, by

Office 365 is the cloud service most organizations use. Some of them are not be aware Azure Active Directory lives underneath their cloud service or behind the ‘Office 365 Identity Platform’ Relying Party Trust (RPT) in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS). That’s why I’ll present on Azure AD Connect on NCComms’ Office 365 and […]