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#Microsoft Windows Azure Services on Windows Server (WASWS) samples for Service Providers #winserv #WindowsAzure #SPF


WASWS Service Portal

This download consists of extensibility documentation and samples for Windows Azure services on Windows Server (WASWS). These documents will provide you with technical information on extending and customizing the product to suit your business needs. With this release of WASWS, you will be able to use Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Azure services in your datacenters to offer the same great experiences that are available on Windows Azure. You can find more information and download the product here.
This download contains documentation and samples for the following:

  • Applying a custom theme to the Tenant portal + a sample theming kit
  • Creating a custom Tenant portal
  • Creating a custom Resource Provider + a sample Resource Provider that works with GoDaddy
  • Extending the Usage Endpoint + a sample billing adapter that works with Zuora

You can download the Microsoft WASWS samples here

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#Microsoft TechDays 2013 Netherlands on March 7 & 8 #Techdays13 #sysctr #Hyperv #Cloud

Microsoft TechDays 2013

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Build your Own APP

Build Your Own APP at Microsoft TechDays 2013 in just 1 hour

Here you go to the Microsoft TechDays  2013 site for more information and to register  I will be there too 😉


A Great time at the Microsoft Global MVP Summit 2013 #MVPBUZZ #MVP13

MVP Global Summit 2013

MVP Experts Seattle

The Microsoft MVP Global Summit 2013 week in Seattle Redmond USA was Great, with all MVP’s over the World together.
Many thanks to the Microsoft organization, and the Microsoft Product Teams, They did a Great Job at the MVP Summit.
I Like to thank you Travis Wright for doing a Great Job with de System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management Team & the Server Team.


System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP,s

It was also AWESOME to meet with Great Microsoft guys at The MVP Global Summit 2013 :


At the Reception of SCCDM & Server Teams


Symon Perriman ( Technical Evangelist – Server, Virtualization & Private Cloud )
On the MVP Global Summit 2013 Party

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Travis Wright holding The Microsoft Surface Pro of Gordon Mckenna


Session room on the Campus in Redmond for SCCDM
( Building 43 Meeting room 1550 Shasta )

Having a Break

MVP’s Having a break between sessions

I had  realy a Great time in Seattle Redmond at Microsoft and I hope to see you guys (mates) next time !
Here you go to my skydrive in the Cloud for all the other Great Pictures of the Microsoft MVP Global Summit 2013


UPDATE : System Center User Group #SCUG meeting reschedule to April 18, 2013 #sysctr #WindowsAzure #Cloud

Hybrid Cloud datacenters

I’m giving a presentation about Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Azure managing Cloud Services :
Go to to register

SCUG Presentatie 18 april


Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Companion References #Hyperv



This poster and and the companion references provide an understanding about key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2012. The Hyper-V poster focuses on Hyper-V Replica, networking, virtual machine mobility (live migration), storage, failover clustering, and scalability.

Hyperv Poster 2012

Download Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster and Companion References here   <== Great Microsoft documentation


#Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager 2.0 #sysctr

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The Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager allows for converting packages and programs into applications and deployment types in System Center Configuration Manager 2012. There is a migration feature which is released with the Configuration Manager 2012 that allows packages to be migrated from 2007 to 2012. Once you have migrated your package objects and installed PCM it is just a matter of analyzing your packages to determine their readiness state and then converting the packages with the appropriate readiness state to applications. This release comes in 6 languages and will work with both System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1.
Feature Summary:

  • Analyzes Packages
  • Automatic Conversion
  • PCM Plug-In
  • Fix and Convert Wizard
  • Package Conversion Dashboard
  • Online Help
  • PCMTrace.log
  • Bulk Analyzer

Download System Center 2012  SP1 Configuration Manager Package Conversion Manager 2.0 here