• RunAs Radio – Rolly Talks about Project Server 2010

    As part of EnergizeIT 2010 we have partnered with RunAs Radio to produce some podcasts on Office 2010.  The first podcast of this 4 part series was posted yesterday.  If you don’t already subscribe to RunAs Radio I encourage you to do so.  It is a great podcast aimed directly at IT professionals. ------------------------- In this episode Richard and Greg talk to Rolly Perreaux about...
  • Services in the Cloud. Should you really Give a Crap - yet?

    (Thought that title might get your attention) Over the last month or so – I’ve had my head in the clouds working away on creating a scenario based demo for EnergizeIT that leverages the scalability of the cloud and “transportability” of existing .net code and “n” tier architecture. I’ve been living the life of an IT Pro influenced in a “Dev” world for the most part. I don’t know how many...
  • Managing Your Virtual World

    “Virtualization without management is more dangerous than not using virtualization in the first place.” ~ Tom Bittman, Gartner VP & Analyst There are many good things about using virtualization in your infrastructure: consolidation of physical servers flexibility to respond to business needs time savings when ramping up new services However, this same flexibility and agility lends itself to chaos...
  • Understanding Microsoft Virtualization R2 Solutions

    The R2’s are out the door with the release of Hyper-V R2, SCVMM R2 and MDOP R2.  As with the new release of any technology you are probably wondering how it works, how to use it and how it is going to make your life easier.  Well I am happy to share that my friend Mitch Tulloch and the team at MSPress have been working hard and have written a FREE e-book covering everything from server to...
  • Windows Phone 7 Series: Now That’s More Like It!

    Note: I was very excited to learn more about the new Windows Phone 7 Series launch that happened on Monday. So much so – I tethered my Samsung Omnia II phone to my laptop in order to browse around and find out more details while I was up at the cottage. In case you missed it – My colleague Joey Devilla did an Awesome post on the launch, details and resources over on the Developer Connection blog ....
  • “Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy” Podcast – 2/9/2010

    Over pints Pierre Roman, Bruce Cowper and Rick Claus decided they would put together a concise and timely podcast each “Update Tuesday”. The object is to keep it simple by letting you know in plain non technical language what the updates are, what they resolve and why you should care. Have a listen directly from the embedded Silverlight player OR subscribe to the feed and download it to your...
  • RunAs Radio – Rodney Talks about Office 2010

    As part of EnergizeIT 2010 we have partnered with RunAs Radio to produce some podcasts on Office 2010.  The first podcast of this 4 part series was posted yesterday.  If you don’t already subscribe to RunAs Radio I encourage you to do so.  It is a great podcast aimed directly at IT professionals. ------------------------- Richard and Greg talk to Rodney Buike about the upcoming Office...