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Congratulations 2016 Microsoft MVP! I’m Renewed and New MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management #MVP #MVPBuzz @MVPAward   Leave a comment

I got renewed 1 April for another year as an MVP. Yes, I’m one of the April Fools’ Day MVPs. (And this year, Microsoft let me sweat for several hours before letting me know that I had been renewed.) And this Renewal is special as the Award Category is changed Cluster is now High Availability and this all put in one category named Cloud and Datacenter Management

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I am beyond honored to have received this MVP Award from Microsoft. It is my 8 year as an MVP and every year and I will thank the community who supports me by visiting my blog retweets etc Big Thank you as this is the motivator to keep doing this.Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award – Robert Smit Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP  

2016 will be a big your with lots of new products and new versions so keep reading my blog or ping me for some items that you want.

Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award – Robert Smit Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP

 

MVP awards are reserved for best-of-breed individuals who demonstrate exceptional aptitude, passion and skill in Microsoft technologies. In a community of more than 100 million social and technical specialists, only 4000 currently hold the esteemed title.

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Rich Kaplan says, "As a recipient of this year’s Microsoft MVP award, Alan joins an exceptional group of individuals from around the world who have demonstrated a willingness to reach out, share their technical expertise with others and help individuals maximize their use of technology."

Of the award , “When I received my MVP award email I was overjoyed to be recognized for my contribution to the community by Microsoft. This has been a personal goal of mine for some time and is great to have now achieved this; it will open up opportunities for Customers and myself going forward. Thanks to those who supported me through this process.”

 

 

I am beyond honored to have received this MVP Award from Microsoft. 

Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award – Robert Smit Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP

 

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Posted April 1, 2016 by Robert Smit [MVP] in MVP Award

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The MVP Virtual Conference (MVP V-Conf) is a new, virtual, 2-day event that showcases how the best and brightest independent technology experts are using Microsoft technologies today. Tune in and see what the community of power users are saying about the mobile-first, cloud-first world of possibility with Microsoft re-imagined.

These sessions will be presented by Americas’ Region Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), who are exceptional community leaders who are passionate about sharing their real-world knowledge of Microsoft products with their IT Pro, developer and consumer communities around the world.

The theme of this first conference is “The Power of Community” where we will showcase how the community can help one another learn, thrive and grow, and demonstrate how Microsoft’s MVPs shape these technical communities.

Be sure to register quickly to hold your spot and tell your friends & colleagues.

The conference will be widely covered on social media, you can join the conversation by following @MVPAward and using the hashtag #MVPvConf.

MVP Virtual Conference

Register now and feel the power of community!

http://mvp.microsoft.com @clustermvp

 

MVP V-Conf will be a live event broadcast on May 14th and May 15th, 2015. Sign up for sessions in English, Spanish or Portuguese tracks that span IT Professional, Developer and Consumer topics.

  • IT Pro Track
  • Developer Track
  • Consumer Track
  • LATAM Track (Spanish)
  • Brazil Track (Portuguese)

Happy clustering

Robert Smit

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Posted April 24, 2015 by Robert Smit [MVP] in Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, MVP Award

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I’m Proud to receive my 7th Award, This year there are a lot of new Product and this will be the baseline for the mvpNext Award as It opens up doors and creates opportunities. And as an Consultant I can’t be only working with Clusters but also a lot with the surrounded Products. System Center,Azure Pack and Azure hybrid. Things are getting more complicate that the old on premise racks Connectivity is key.

Microsoft Most Valued Professional Award – Robert Smit renewal for 2015 While there are more than 100 million social and technical community members, only a small portion are selected to be recognized as MVPs. Each year, around 4,000 MVPs are honored. They are nominated by Microsoft, other community individuals, or in some cases themselves. Candidates are rigorously evaluated for their technical expertise, community leadership, and voluntary community contributions for the previous year. They come from more than 90 countries, speak over 40 different languages, and are awarded in more than 90 Microsoft technologies. Together, they answer more than 10 million questions a year!

 

A big thanks to the Community who read my blog Twitter ,Facebook ,linked in etc THANKS!

And how Cool is that to see your self on the Billboard Winking smile with my Fellow Cluster MVP Friends.  Thanks.

 

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See my MVP Profile here http://mvp.microsoft.com/en-us/mvp/Robert%20Smit-4025011

Robert Smit is Ordina’s Senior Technical Evangelist and is a current Microsoft MVP in Clustering as of 2009. Robert has over 20 years experience in IT with experience in the educational, health-care and finance industries. Robert’s past IT experience in the trenches of IT gives him the knowledge and insight that allows him to communicate effectively with IT professionals who are trying to address real concerns around business continuity, disaster recovery and regulatory compliance issues. Robert holds the following certifications: MCT – Microsoft Certified Trainer, MCTS – Windows Server Virtualization, MCSE, MCSA and MCPS. He is an active participant in the Microsoft newsgroup community and is currently focused on Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, SQL Server, Azure and all things related to Cloud Computing and Infrastructure Optimalization.

 

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Happy Clustering!

Robert Smit

Posted April 14, 2015 by Robert Smit [MVP] in MVP Award

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Dear Robert Smit,
Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2014 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in Cluster technical communities during the past year.

 

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I just got the confirmation that I got renewed as MVP for Cluster. Awesome!
I’m now for six years an MVP and I could not done this without you a big thanks. Did you know I’m the only Cluster MVP in the Netherlands and a failover will be to Edwin van Mierlo in Ireland

 

Big thanks to the community , thanks for following me, my blog post, facebook, twitter Winking smile       mvpbox

 

 

 

And this year will be a amazing year/Week!. A lot of rumors about Azure and windows what will be next ?  Keep following my blog.  And this week http://www.buildwindows.com/ !

If you are going to the Techdays you can visit me at the ATE booth ( ask the expert )

The 2014 MVP Global Summit is already on my agenda. Just like TechED 😉

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Congrats to all new and renewed MVP’s ! #MVPBuzz #MVPAward @MVPAward

Posted April 1, 2014 by Robert Smit [MVP] in MVP Award

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Q. Who is eligible to receive the award disk?

A. MVPs who have achieved a five, ten, fifteen, or twenty-year milestone as a recognized

Thanks ! I could not do this without you “the Community”.

See you at Teched !

Posted May 4, 2013 by Robert Smit [MVP] in MVP Award

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Posted February 21, 2013 by Robert Smit [MVP] in MVP Summit 2013

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It was a great week, seen a lot of new things and done some testing in the microsoft LAB.

And yes there is a lot off windows Server 8. so much new stuff that it will take time to blog al of this and some of it is still NDA so it have to wait till the time is there to blog about it.

The interaction with the product teams is great and it is nice to see the early things in windows 8

This week I’ll will create some new Items on windows 8 and See where the limits are form this beta, the feel and touch is way different. In all parts it is great to see new stuff in windows 8.The best part is in the consumer build that there is now hyper-v 3.0 support, So I don’t have to run Windows enterprise 2008R2 as desktop any more Winking smile 

Below is a great list on windows 8 Items.

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot BitLocker in Windows Server "8"

Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29032&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Servicing in Windows Server "8"

Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29030&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29028&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29018&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot AD DS Simplified Administration in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29019&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate IP Address Management (IPAM) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29020&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29023&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Hyper-V Replica in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29016&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Cluster-Aware Updating_(CAU) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29015&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot IP Address Management (IPAM) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29012&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Activation Technologies in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29014&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot High Availability Printing in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29013&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Windows Server "8" Beta Print and Document Services – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29021&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29011&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Desktop Services Desktop Virtualization in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29022&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Microsoft Online Backup Service in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29005&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Base Test Lab Guide for Windows Server "8"

Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29010&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29007&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Virtualized Domain Controller

(VDC) in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download

Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29001&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Storage Spaces in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29002&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot DHCP Failover in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29008&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29006&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Remote Access in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29004&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Printing in Windows Server "8"

Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29003&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Understand and Troubleshoot Scale-out File Servers in Windows Server "8" Beta – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29009&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Task-based Asynchronous Pattern – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=19957&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Windows ADK for Windows 8 Consumer Preview – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28997&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Windows and Windows Server Compatibility Cookbook – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27416&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3a+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+(Microsoft+Download+Center)

Download: Background Networking – Microsoft Download Center – Download

Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28999&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

Download: Background Tasks – Microsoft Download Center – Download Details:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27411&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MicrosoftDownloadCenter+%28Microsoft+Download+Center%29#tm

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