Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

July, 2006

  • Virtual PC is now free as well...

    As John , Keith and others are reporting Virtual PC is now free, the download and full details are here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtualpc/default.mspx Highlights... Whether Microsoft virtualization technology is an important component...
  • FolderShare - what a great tool

    If you haven't tried FolderShare yet, it's part of the Windows Live Service, take a look and see what it can do for you. Why FolderShare? Keep important files at your fingertips - anywhere. All file changes are automatically synchronized between linked...
  • Softricity are now onboard - its official

    I really need to write more about this confirmed acquisition (but I'm in a rush this morning) so here is the link to the presspass article . Eileen should be happy with this news! REDMOND, Wash. — July 17, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today announced it...
  • Windows Server 2003 Datacenter - new announcement for Virtualisation

    As you may have seen by now ( John got there before me again!), Windows Server 2003 Datacenter has been optomised for Virtualization. The full announcements can be found here , well full maybe too strong a word, so expect more details to come. PressPass...
  • Technet Magazine now available in the UK

    There is now a UK Technet Magazine (or will be shortly), you can subscribe here: http://www.microsoft.com/uk/technet/technetmagazine/default.mspx
  • Microsoft and XenSource to Develop Interoperability for Windows Server “Longhorn” Virtualization

    ...another subject I wish I have time to blog about today! More details once again on PressPass: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/jul06/07-17MSXenSourcePR.mspx . Microsoft and XenSource to Develop Interoperability for Windows Server “Longhorn...
  • Normal service to resume...

    As you may have noticed I’ve been on holiday for a few weeks...and been busy on a few pieces of work – I’m now back and the usual amount of posts should resume soon. I liked this FSRM tip that was posted recently http://blogs.technet.com/filecab/archive...
  • Sysinternals acquired!!!

    Kevin has all the details - I must say I never thought I'd see these guys selling up and joining Microsoft but I'm glad they are onboard, welcome Mark and Bryce. I've used the tools from http://www.sysinternals.com for years, they are some of the first...
  • DHCP goodness

    The DHCP team went blog crazy yesterday releasing multiple posts , It's been a while since I had to dabble with DHCP in anger however I often skim read their blog. Yesterday saw many hints and tips published worth taking a look I think...