July, 2009

  • Completing 5 days of Forefront Protection Suite (Stirling) Training

    Last week I came out to Redmond for 5 days of training on the Forefront Protection Suite, formerly Forefront codenamed “Stirling”. The final name was announced at the Worldwide Partner Conference : Forefront codename “Stirling” - the next generation...
  • TechReady9 Day 1 Wrap-up

    TechReady is always motivating and day one of TechReady 9 was no different as thousands of folks from Microsoft’s field organization (Consulting, Support, Sales, etc) take over the Washington State Conference & Trade Center in Seattle. The day one...
  • Virtualization and Cloud Computing Real-time Feeds!

    As mentioned here and in a few other posts, I’ve been using Friendfeed and Twitter quite a bit over the last couple months. I’ve been extremely impressed with Friendfeed in particular. I’ve created two Friendfeed groups that I’ve been posting content...
  • TechReady9 Day 4 and 5 Wrap-up

    Day 4 and 5 of TechReady were action packed, I didn’t even have time to post yesterday. I skipped the first session timeslot on Thurs to prepare for the double session I was presenting with Citrix. The double session format basically allocates two sessions...
  • Virtualization

  • Cloud Infrastructure

  • Great Advice

    Sean Olson has a fantastic post called “ What I Wish I Knew at 21 ”. Take five minutes and read it, I guarantee you’ll find it useful and thought provoking.
  • TechReady9 Day 3 Wrap-up

    Day 3 kicked off with a keynote by Ray Ozzie and several very cool demos on UI futures, what’s coming across some of the Bing features, and some stuff MSR is working on. There was also a good discussion of how concepts move from MSR, to Labs, then into...
  • TechReady9 Day 2 Wrap-up

    Day 2 at TechReady was packed with technical sessions, no keynotes. In the morning I attended a session on model driven development. Not yet an infrastructure architecture related technology but as I mentioned yesterday regarding System Center, Microsoft...
  • New Microsoft Security Site for Governments

    A new Security section has been added to the government site on Microsoft.com. The site consolidates a number of relevant tools, solutions, case studies, and links relevant to Public Sector organizations. Several of the solutions call for specific mentions...