SCU 2016: Prepare to have your mind blown!

  I got the news that I have the privilege (that’s how I definitely see it) to speak once again at SystemCenterUniverse in Dallas on the 19th of January 2016. I consider this a huge privilege as I have a special relationship with this particular event. This is in fact where my wild journey through the System Center Universe as a speaker started. 2 years ago SCU held a fierce battle to determine who would be the new SCU_Jedi winning a session at this event… I was lucky enough to pull it off and suddenly I was presenting among the (what I consider) big shots in the System Center world… Most of them are still presenting today if you look at the list of speakers it is quite impressive: The first but not complete list: http://www.systemcenteruniverse.com/presenters.htm As you can see al the usual suspects are there! For the full agenda please...
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System Center Universe Dallas around the corner

Wow I can’t believe it has already been a year when I spoke at System Center Universe in Houston. And what a year it was! For me personally a lot of things have changed. System Center Universe 2014 was a great experience after winning the SCU Jedi contest in 2014 I got the possibility to speak at this fine convention. I don’t know whether it had something to do with SCU but a couple of months later I was awarded with my first MVP in Data Center and Could management which enabled me to even more engage in the System Center Community. So that’s me… Why should you come to SCU Dallas or take the time to watch the free live cast. Well because the organizing team of SCU has done it again this year... They brought the usual suspects back together for a multi track 1 day event to bring you all the new ins and outs of System Center and...
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Social Update: A manner of speaking…

A lot of exciting things are happening in the System Center community these days. Different new releases; new features are already delivered or are on the brink of being delivered shortly. TechED NA is right around the corner and other events are being planned as well. I always enjoy being part of these events and meet old and new friends all with the same interest: System Center products. This blog post will be my (and your) one place to keep track of all sessions which I’m presenting and events I’ll be attending both national and International. Hope you will attend one of my sessions and if you do, make sure to take the time to meet up! If you have any suggestions or question about this list please sure to drop me a line on twitter or send me a mail Event Date Location Session URL SCU Network 22/05/2014 1PM CET Online Webinar Exploring monitoring beyond the borders of Microsoft: Part 1 Linux monitoring http://www.systemcenteruniverse.com/scunetwork.htm SCU Network 27/05/2014 1PM CET Online Webinar Exploring monitoring beyond the borders of Microsoft: Part...
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System Center Universe 2014 Houston session video online

  Wow I can’t believe it has been already 3 weeks ago that I was able to speak at System Center universe 2014 in Houston. The topic of my session was all about connecting both your on premise SCOM environment with your Azure cloud. The event was a cool experience and a great chance to catch up with a lot of people and meet new ones while we are at it. Had some great talks about our beloved technology and how we see it developing in the next year. My Session video is available here: System Center Universe 2014 Dieter Wijckmans   In addition to the video above I’m including some links to articles with more info on how to connect your on prem with your Azure cloud: Introduction and install of a Scom Azure Gateway server (Cameron Fuller): http://blogs.catapultsystems.com/cfuller/archive/2013/12/04/operations-manager-and-azure-better-together-introducing-the-azure-monitoring-gateway-[sysctr-scom-azure].aspx Configure Site to site vpn: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/documentation/articles/virtual-networks-create-site-to-site-cross-premises-connectivity/ Configure point to site vpn: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsazure/dn133792.aspx Configure the Scom Azure management pack: http://blogs.technet.com/b/cbernier/archive/2013/10/23/monitoring-windows-azure-with-system-center-operations-manager-2012-get-me-started.aspx...
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