41 minutes | May 7, 2014
Building Custom Forms for Service Manager with Visual Studio [Podcast]
John Hennen shares hands on demonstration of building custom forms for System Center Service Manager with Visual Studio (SCSM). Click this post's title to see the video of the demonstration. The post Building Custom Forms for Service Manager with Visual Studio [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
26 minutes | Apr 4, 2014
SharePoint Conference 2014 in Review [Podcast]
Matt Engibous and Peter Hurth are sharing their first hand experience from attending the SharePoint Conference 2014, which took place in Las Vegas on March 3rd. The post SharePoint Conference 2014 in Review [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
75 minutes | Sep 18, 2013
Key Ingredients for Building Hybrid Cloud Applications [Podcast]
Annur Sumar shares about Hybrid Cloud Applications during his TechEd 2013 presentation.
26 minutes | Sep 4, 2013
Why SharePoint and Azure IaaS [Podcast]
Matt Engibous, a SharePoint Architect from Concurrency, Inc. discusses SharePoint and Azure IaaS.
10 minutes | Mar 18, 2013
Annur Sumar Speaking at MMS 2013 [Podcast]
Annur Sumar is a Solutions Architect and Chicago Region Team Leader for Concurrency. He discusses MMS 2013 and his session at the summit: "Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud."
18 minutes | Mar 7, 2013
What’s New in Office 365? [Podcast]
Michael Epping, a Concurrency Engineer, discusses new features and changes in the February 2013 release of Office 365. He answers the following questions about the areas of Office 365: Why has Microsoft implemented changes in Office 365? What is new in the Office 365 Portal What is new in Exchange Online? What is new in Lync Online? What is new in SharePoint Online? What is new with the Office client? How do I get the new Office 365? When will existing Office 365 customers get upgraded to the new version? What's the deal with SkyDrive? How can Concurrency help with getting Office 365?The post What’s New in Office 365? [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
18 minutes | Mar 5, 2013
Office 365, SharePoint and ECM [Podcast]
Peter Hurth, Concurrency's SharePoint ECM Team Lead, discusses Office 365 and how it relates to SharePoint and ECM. What are some of the reasons a company would look at Office 365 as opposed to standard on-premises servers?The post Office 365, SharePoint and ECM [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
17 minutes | Mar 1, 2013
Managing Office 365 [Podcast]
Michael Epping discusses in detail the following questions related to Office 365 management: What management capabilities does Microsoft provide Office 365 customers? How are users managed in Office 365 in a basic scenario where there is no integration with on-premise servers? What options are available? How are users managed when Active Directory is synchronized with Office 365? How are users managed when the customer is using Exchange Hybrid? What management can be done using Remote PowerShell? Michael mentions his blog post “PowerShell for Office 365 and Exchange Online” in the podcast where he is offering a shortcut script. How do you connect PowerShell to Office 365? What are the benefits of using PowerShell over the web portal? Where can I learn more about using PowerShell? Transcript of this podcast: Marek: Today we welcome back Michael Epping, one of Concurrency’s engineers. Hi, Michael. Michael: Hi, Marek. Marek: Hey Michael, would you tell us what’s new in Office 365 technology area. Michael: Well, since the last time we talked there was a pretty big announcement. It was actually this past Wednesday and Microsoft released the new version of Office 365. It’s basically an evolution of the previous version and where the previous version of Office 365 was based on Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync 2010. The new version is based on Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync 2013. So there are a lot of new capabilities coming with that. With Exchange you get new site mailboxes that they’re kind of like the replacement for public folders and they integrate with SharePoint and SharePoint is getting new social features. You’ll be able to use public folders in Exchange online now and then there’s a new road map for Lync were eventually sometime in the next 18 months or so Lync online is going to support Enterprise Voice. So full PSTN dialing from Office 365. Marek: That sounds good. Michael: Yes. There’s a lot of new stuff coming out. Marek: I’m sure we can probably talk more about that at some point, but today I would like to discuss a little bit more in depth about some of the management functionality and so fourth in Office 365. So, let’s start with this question…What management capabilities does Microsoft provide Office 365 customers? Michael: So if you used an older version of Microsoft’s online services like, the Business Productivity Online Suite management capabilities were pretty limited. You basically had a couple very simple web pages
17 minutes | Jan 28, 2013
SharePoint ECM Discussion with Peter Hurth [Podcast]
Peter Hurth – SharePoint Enterprise Content Management – Team Lead at Concurrency, Inc. Peter Hurth discusses SharePoint Enterprise Content Management. He defines “Enterprise Content Management” and explains what does it mean in the context of Microsoft SharePoint. Peter offers his opinion about strongest features of SharePoint as an enterprise content management platform and what most excites him about the new 2013 version of SharePoint. Concurrency was awarded the 2012 Content Management Partner of the Year award. Listen in the podcast below, what does that mean to Peter and his team. From Microsoft’s General Manager of Microsoft Office Division: “We are pleased to recognize Concurrency Inc. as the Microsoft Content Management Partner of Year. Their expertise in building and maintaining SharePoint solutions helps customers leverage information and get more value from their IT investments.” – Kirk Gregersen, General Manager, Microsoft Office Division Transcript of this podcast: Marek: Welcome to another episode of Concurrency Expert Podcast. Today we host Peter Hurth who is one of Engineers at Concurrency. Welcome Peter. Peter: Thanks Marek. Marek: Hey Peter. Would you please introduce yourself a little bit and tell us about yourself? What is your current position with Concurrency? Peter: You bet. I’m the team lead for the SharePoint Enterprise Content Management Team. So I’ve been with Concurrency for about 2 1/2 years. Marek: In terms of your involvement with Microsoft technologies, could you tell us a little bit more about your exposure to Microsoft technologies and what do you specialize in? Peter: Sure. I’ve been actually a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer for a long time way back to Windows 2000 days. In addition to that I’ve been involved in Enterprise Content Management and IT generally for a total of about 20 years so been around awhile. I hold a number of certifications so the MCSC, I also have MCITP for SharePoint Pro, as well as an AIIM Association for Information and Image Management, and ECM MASTER certification. Marek: OK. Wow that sounds like you have a lot of behind your belt in terms of Microsoft technologies. Peter: I try. Marek: Hey you mentioned about Enterprise Content Management. Can you define for us what Enterprise Content Management is and what it does it mean in the context of Microsoft SharePoint? Peter: So Enterprise Content Management is not a Microsoft concept, right? It’s an industry standard
31 minutes | Nov 27, 2012
Interview with James Savage, President of Concurrency, Inc. [Podcast]
In this podcast James Savage discusses the beginnings of Concurrency, their first clients and projects, the technological transformation, the path the company took through economical challenges and their success stories. James also discusses the benefits of working with the sharp people he leads at Concurrency as well as the new, innovative technologies that Microsoft provides for them to be successful with their clients.The post Interview with James Savage, President of Concurrency, Inc. [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
23 minutes | Oct 29, 2012
Office 365 Compared with Competition by Michael Epping [Podcast]
Michael Epping, an Infrastructure Engineer with Concurrency discusses the following topics about Office 365: How Office 365 stacks up against the competition, In depth discussion of different Microsoft Exchange migration methods, Description of the Lync Online service, ADFS and Dirsync vs. not using these tools, Migrating to SharePoint Online from SharePoint on-premise or Exchange Public Folders. The post Office 365 Compared with Competition by Michael Epping [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
22 minutes | Oct 19, 2012
Office 365 Q&A with Michael Epping [Podcast]
Office 365 question and answer interview with Concurrency Expert discussed the following topics: What services are included in Office 365? What sort of companies should consider moving to Office 365 and cloud services? Does moving to the cloud mean that organizations lose the ability to manage their resources? ... and more.The post Office 365 Q&A with Michael Epping [Podcast] appeared first on Concurrency, Inc..
23 minutes | Oct 15, 2012
Matt Sims – Microsoft Certified Master – Interview [Podcast]
In this episode Matt Sims discussed his career at Concurrency, Inc. as a Unified Communications Architect, UCT Lead working with Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Lync Server, and Microsoft Business Communications Technologies. Matt Sims is the only Wisconsin-based professional who has attained the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) Lync Server certification. Play now: Podcast Transcript Marek: Hi this is Marek with the Concurrency Experts Podcast. Today we have Matt Sims, one of the concurrency engineers and I have the pleasure of speaking with him today. Hey Matt let’s start you off with an introduction of yourself. Could you explain to us about your current position with Concurrency? Matt: My title with Concurrency is a Unified Communications Architect. The group that I work with, we work with Microsoft Lync Server and Microsoft Exchange Server. The whole scope of Microsoft’s business is Communications technology. Marek: Great, that sounds like a very exciting job with communications and you probably do a lot of voice over IP? Matt: Yes definitely a lot of fun and it’s an emerging field and it keeps us busy with many new challenges every day. Marek: Matt could you tell us what you like best about your position as a Lync specialist. Matt: I think I like best is the technology itself. It’s really fun for me to get under the hood of the technology to figure out how it works and how to best configure it and deploy it and to meet the businesses unique requirements. Every business is different and uses technology a bit differently, so it’s fun to craft a solution that fits best our clients’ needs. Marek: Right now, interestingly enough, we are using Lync to conduct this podcast, aren’t we? Matt: Yeah, absolutely! It is over the Wild West Internet, I am sitting in my apartment at home and linking back to the Concurrency server. It is pretty neat that we can be different spots and be able to conduct this. Marek: Exactly. And you’re in Milwaukee right now and I am in Phoenix, Arizona. Matt: Excellent. I assume that is much better weather over there than is here. Marek: It depends how you define better! Anyways, let’s get back to our questions at hand. I am really curious about the certifications that you are working on or have already earned while you are at Concurrency with Microsoft. Matt: Oh sure. The certifications in the IT industry, I know you are well aware, are constantly changing at a very rapid pace and it is my job as an en