Canadian IT Manager's Blog

Broadly connecting Canadian Infrastructure and Development Managers through career, industry and technology insight.

August, 2005

  • Virtual Server usage by Microsoft IT

    In checking out Ben's blog I found some interesting information on how we are using Virtural Server. http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2005/08/08/449082.aspx Very interesting reading! Whitepaper: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads...
  • Hmm... a different way to use a large server and windows.

    I've heard of many ways to try and set a world record and well I shouldn’t' be surprised that technology is now a chapter in the Guinness world record book... this record made me smile. It definitely is a different and quite cool way of using an Unisys...
  • A journey into career may lead to retention.

    Talking to some IT managers around the Toronto area, I found them generally in agreement that their training opportunities seem limited and broad in nature. As well, their training dollars are primarily directed towards helping the teams be successful...
  • Training: Microsoft E-learning

    As I looked deeper into the training opportunities, I was sort of embarrassed to be shown the Microsoft e-learning site https://www.microsoftelearning.com/ . I was introduced to it by a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) after my last post. I...
  • It's all about Canadian IT Managers!!!

    Hi, I'm John Oxley and I manage the Canadian IT Pro Evangelism team. Over the last year I have heard from many Canadian IT Managers that the only time they talk to Microsoft is when they are purchasing software or have a problem. I have found this...
  • Business Value—it’s What Our Customers Demand

    I had a great conversation with a friend of mine who manages IT at small company on the topic of licensing. I was a little nervous when he brought this up as I don’t express to be a licensing expert. I know that it has been a hot topic and over the last...
  • This is not a secret. Virtualization technology is going into the OS.

    One common question these days is: “Do we have a publicly available roadmap for Microsoft Virtualization?” I thought that you would be interested to find out the answer as Virtualization is and going be a key infrastructure enabling technology. The...