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Azure Site Recovery | The Partner Opportunity

Azure Site Recovery fundamentally changes the way IT performs Disaster Recovery.  These changes provide great opportunities for Microsoft Partners to use it and create high demand service offerings.  Two that come to mind are the architecting and implementation services and Managed Disaster Recovery Services based on ASR.  In this post I will talk about both opportunities in hopes that they spark an …

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Post Roundup

I have not been as active on here as I would like because I have been posting for Microsoft on the US Partner Blog.  I did want to create a roundup and link to the posts that I have published there to date for those that are interested.  The entire US Partner Team Blog can be found here. Azure Backup …

Blog With a New Name and a Man with a New Job

As some of you might have see/noticed/heard already, I have take a position with Microsoft.  I have joined Microsoft as a National Partner Technology Strategist focusing on Azure.  What does all of this really mean?  I will be helping Microsoft partners add or augment Azure solutions into their existing offerings. While I could go into detail about how this is …

Departing Geocent

Today is bittersweet, it is my last day working with Geocent.  For over past two years, I have donned many hats and had an opportunity to work on some great projects with some fantastic people.  I have led teams, developed and hopefully improved processes, and left the company better than when I came into it.  Geocent provided me with the opportunity to …

Disable Users with Powershell

One of the standard tasks that administrators perform is disabling users access in their environments.  This is a task I found myself working on recently.  An ideal candidate for PowerShell, I wanted to share it here.  This is by no means a final version of this script.  There are additional features that I would add including having in pull from …

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Book Review: The Accidental Creative by Todd Henry

The title caught my eye but it was the association with the content that really made this book resonate with me.  Creatives are not only artist or writers but people also include anyone who’s job function is to create like consultants and architects. I fall into that group and struggle with the main premise of the book, burnout.  Maintaining consistency in …