• Windows 8 client – Hyper-V Virtualization now included

    It came out yesterday – a blog post that gave the world a smidge of information about Windows 8 Client having a full and robust implementation of Hyper-V included in certain builds/sku. All I can say is FINALLY! a world class Hypervisor and virtualization solution built into the OS for IT Professionals and Developers to use. I’ve been scratching away and digging at any resource for more information...
  • Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy #34, September 2011

    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. As always - if you have suggestions on making it better - please pass on your comments. Mail Rick directly...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 now in RC.

    This one slipped through the cracks with all the Hyper-V in Windows 8 client hoopla of late. For hard-core Hyper-V administrators, we live and breath Hyper-V with System Center VMM running our environments. Well – I’ve been working with the Beta since it came out and I now have learned from my RSS reader that the Release Candidate of SCVMM is now available! You can get the Install Package and set it...
  • Vote for Your Favourite Session to be Included in TechDays 2011

    WOW!   That’s all I can say to the response we received to our open call for sessions for TechDays 2011 !  We had almost 60 individuals submit close to 130 sessions to be delivered at TechDays 2011 in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.  This made the task of narrowing it down for a short list for your votes challenging to say the least but we were able to make it happen.  Now it’s...