Colm Torris's Blog

Irish TechNet Blog for IT Pros

October, 2005

  • Microsoft Shares Your Pain - Very Funny!

    Microsoft TechNet UK team has made a video I saw internally a couple of weeks ago, very funny. http://www.microsoft.com/uk/technet/itsshowtime/sessionh.aspx?videoid=9999 I hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Colm
  • Final Beta of New Windows Server Just Released!

    Cracking! We've just released the Windows Server 2003 R2 Release Candidate 1 (RC1). The RC1 software is available for evaluation for 180 days and can be download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/R2/trial/default.mspx
  • Microsoft has cut the costs of virtual servers

    There was a flurry of emails in the office over the last few days as the news of a new licensing policy that takes 'virtualisation' in to account, thus reducing the overall cost of server licensing to customers that use virtualisation to consolidate their...
  • Register Now for the Biggest Launch of the Year in Dublin, Belfast, Cork and Galway!

    This is really the start of what's going to be Microsoft's biggest series of releases yet! In November 2005 Microsoft is launching its SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006 and the launch tour is coming your way! Just in case you...
  • Microsoft TechNet Events - Podcasts

    There's now some Technet Podcasts available for download on Exchange migration from 5.5 to 2K3, SQL etc. You can get these in WMA or MP3 format. If you haven't got a MP3 player then take the WMA file and drop it into the Microsoft Media player and burn...