Alan's World of IT

The trials and tribulations of an IT Pro working in a Marketing team.

December, 2009

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature Components Poster Available for Download

    A poster showing the components of Windows Server 2008 R2 has just been posted to the Microsoft Download Centre. The poster contains views of the Active Directory Domain Service, Hyper-V, File Services, IIS, RDS, BranchCache, DirectAccess and Management...
  • Improving Organization Collaboration with SharePoint

    Organizations know the value of their information, and that using it effectively can be an advantage. But as organizations grow, understanding where that information is stored or which the latest version is becomes more complex. Finding a solution to...
  • Empowering your teams with SharePoint 2010

    In the previous post we looked at how SharePoint can help improve collaboration within an organization. In this post we will look with more detail at the capabilities in SharePoint that make it more than just a web front end to a file share. As discussed...
  • Managing your Entire World

    In the previous two posts the focus was on management of Microsoft Windows based products , either in a physical or virtual configuration, by using the System Center products. However, the modern datacentre is not all Windows based servers and contains...
  • Fire Side Chats

    Microsoft recently started running a series of chat sessions where senior Microsoft executives talk about the areas they are working on and where you get the opportunity to pose questions to them. You can pre-submit your questions when you register or...