Microsoft: Excitement Rekindled
Posted by Philip Elder on 06 October 2014 10:36 AM
Back in the day, heh , I was privileged to work with the SBS team both
Many of us in SBS Land can remember just how active the team was around SBS
By the latter product release much of the old guard had moved on but the new
The key here is in the relationships and communication levels we were
For must of us both within the MVP realms but also in the public that came to
We were all held in the dark. This situation continued with the 2012 R2
Silence. Dead Silence *insert sound of crickets here*
For those of us both within the MVP community and outside the MVP community
Tie that into the seemingly endless “Death to the IT Pro” messages coming out
Change for the Good
One thing is for certain: Something has changed at Microsoft.
While I most certainly cannot provide “insight” into Microsoft’s motivations
We now have a public release of Windows vNext bits. We have forums to discuss
For many of us MVPs we have, and I can’t say “unprecedented” given previous
The conversations we’ve been having with the team(s) lately have been
And, I’ll make no bones about it, I feel very excited about this upcoming
So, hat’s off to you in Microsoft whoever you are that allowed the floodgates
And thanks to the Microsoft Teams that have been sharing your product
We both stand to benefit greatly from this “new” openness from Microsoft.
Oh, and Cluster is definitely key to our company’s future.
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