This series of an yet unknown number of blog posts will depict my journey from on-premise services to cloud services. I will describe my situation, the choices I had to make and the issues I’ve encountered. It will be a learning experience I wouldn’t want you to miss out on. History I have had a personal Windows … Continue reading "Migrating to Office 365 Part 1: Business Case"
I love Outlook Web App. It’s rich functionality, management capabilities via ECP and especially the multiple browser support for the Premium experience. Yes, you do not need IE for (almost) full functionality anymore. Exchange 2007 OWA Premium still was only supported by IE and I ended up using IE just for OWA2007. In my opinion, … Continue reading "OWA 2010 and browsers tidbits"
Tech-Ed 2010 is just a week and a half away. Everything is booked and payed for thanks to my employer OGD, sessions are scheduled, I received my ticket per email today, checked and rechecked my passport. etc. etc. Also I've already planned my sessions, mostly Exchange and some Lync sessions. Depending internet access and batterylife, … Continue reading "Attending Tech-Ed 2010 in Berlin!"
Last Thursday I took the Prince2 Foundation exam and I passed. Yeah me! Now projects I take part in, will never fail (ahum)! 😉
After some gently persuasion of a good colleague I've decided to start this blog. I'm Dave Stork, currently 32 years, married with no kids (unless you count the dog). After receiving my masters in biology, i decided to make a career change to IT. Currently I'm 7 years employed by the same company. In those … Continue reading "Me, Myself and I"
As some of you may recall I presented a one-hour session at Microsoft's Dutch Windows Server 2008 Launch Event, dubbed the IT Herolympics. This happened roughly three months ago. Microsoft put together some resources on my presentation, that are available to everyone with a Microsoft Live Passport.
I remember it well… It was a sunny day in June 2006. A few days earlier Paul and I talked about DirTeam and his blog. I told him I was interested and that day I got a message stating my username and password. That day marked the beginning of this blog! Now a year later I write … Continue reading "One year of blogging"
As I mentioned earlier both Jorge and I participated in the TechNet Live Speaker Talent competition, organized by Microsoft Netherlands yesterday at the Amsterdam RAI. The competition proved to be a DirTeam party! Jorge ended up second and I actually won, which means I’m Microsoft Netherlands’ 2007 no1 Speaker Talent.
I'm proud to be selected as one of the Speaker Talents for the upcoming Technet Live event in Amsterdam next week! This means you can meet me live if you are one of the attendees for Technet Live.