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TechEd Europe – so far

What an amazing week so far!  In the past three months, I have had the immense privilege of joining the OpsMgr family, including not only a phenomenal product group, but also a very active and passionate community of MVPs and SMEs, as well as great customers of all sizes.  This week, the thrills continued […]

Book Review – Data Protection for Virtual Data Centers

Was excited to see one of the first reviews from my book – from Paul Schnackenburg, who many of you will know from various his System Center and Microsoft coverage in publications including ZDnet.AU, RedmondMag and  He also writes his own blog called Tell IT as IT is.  Paul was kind enough to read […]

New interview on Bytes by TechNet

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Jason headed to Europe in November

November promises to be a fun time across Europe.  Here are a few of the places I will be:

November 3 – Brussels

Am looking forward to seeing some of my friends at the System Center Users Group in Belgium.  More details to follow on what I will be speaking on.

November 5 – London […]

Favorite TechEd Australia and New Zealand moments

I really enjoy giving sessions at TechEd – and the international events are great for giving me different perspectives on bandwidth, regulatory compliance, etc.  Over the past two weeks, I gave 6 breakout sessions (AU sessions & NZ sessions), did a few podcasts, press interviews, etc.

In fact, the first article from that week […]

Jason and DPM at TechEd New Zealand

Am back in Auckland for my third TechEd !  

This promises to be a great week, so here is where you can catch me and hear more about DPM 2010:

Monday @ 14:55 – SVR215 – Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010, Part 1: Technical Introduction

Why is Microsoft in […]

Jason at TechEd Australia 2010

Hello to all my friends Down Under !

Am so excited to be back for my third TechEd Australian event.  This week, I will be delivering/co-delivering four sessions:

Thursday, 13:45 — MGT303 – Introduction to System Center Essentials 2010 – in Meeting Room 6

System Center Essentials (SCE) 2010 is designed to deliver enterprise-class management […]

Two new things for System Center Operations Manager – Me and a Management Pack

This week, the OpsMgr team added two new items that are hopefully of interest to some of y’all.

A new Technical Product Manager … me !!  

I am very excited to be taking on OM!  Yes, I will still have DPM and SCE roles, but with those products wholly launched, am looking […]

Getting Ready for Wood Badge

Am getting ready for Wood Badge in a few weeks, which is a training program for adult leaders within Boy Scouts.  Per a BSA website:

Reflecting the best of nearly a century of Scouting experience, the course draws upon the most current leadership models used by corporate America, academic circles, and successful outdoor organizations […]

Jason is going Down Under (again)

Woo Hoo – am very excited to confirm that I will be returning for my third TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand next month.

TechEd Australia (August 24-27)

I have at least three confirmed sessions:

Protecting Application Servers with DPM 2010 – This session will focus on protecting and recovering Exchange 2010 and 2007, SharePoint […]

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