Featured on Techguy Blog

Today Michael Seidl published an interview he did with me on his blog!       Check it out: German: http://www.techguy.at/interview-mit-steve-buchanan/ English: http://bit.ly/1xcM9bg Follow Michael on Twitter @TechGuyAT for System Center related content. Thanks Michael!

Featured on IT PRO Experts

Lee Berg a Systems Management Specialist, active member in the System Center community and now coworker of mine at Concurrency.com has a great YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com//LeeAlanBerg with Microsoft technology videos for the IT Pro community. It features Weekly Service Manager and Private Cloud round up’s, Demos, Reviews, and Interviews. Lee has been doing these IT … Read more

MCSE: Private Cloud Certification

I am happy to announce that today I passed the final exam to obtain the MCSE: Private Cloud certification.   I was able to upgrade from the MCITP: Server Administrator requiring me to only pass two exams. Out of the 70-246 Private Cloud Monitoring and Operations with System Center 2012 and 70-247 Private Cloud Configuration … Read more

Awarded System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP 2012

Today I received an email that made my year! I was awarded System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP by Microsoft. Here is the email I received: Dear Steve Buchanan, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2012 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share … Read more

System Center Universe 2012

System Center Universe 2012 is a one-day globally available technical event which will focus on the System Center 2012 products and new capabilities resulting from these releases. The conference begins at 8:00 am CST on Thursday, January 19th, 2012. Jason Buffington will be presenting about Data Protection Manager 2012. Here is a link to the … Read more

Backup Academy: VMware & Hyper-V backup certification

Today I became Backup Academy Certified in VMware & Hyper-V backup. Backup Academy is an online training and certification resource created and powered by Veeam. Veeam is a virtualization backup software company. Backup Academy has an online certification test that you can take it is much like other certifications requiring 70% or higher score to … Read more