Harold Wong's Blog with Geekie Thoughts and Insights

Virtualization, Cloud (Private, Public and Hybrid), Unified Communications and Thoughts on Sushi

July, 2006

  • Upcoming Labcasts on Exchange 2007

    I meant to post this a lot sooner, but I am soooo behind on so many things. We are hosting three pilots of Instructor Led Labs for Exchange Server 2007. The concept here is to have an Instructor / Proctor online and available as people go through a...
  • Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 now available!

    I know a lot of you Exchange enthusiasts have been waiting patiently (or impatiently) for Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 to release. Well, your wait is now over!!! To download your copy, please go here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange...
  • TechNet Plus Subscription Changes

    I just found out today, that there will be some changes to the TechNet Plus Subscription (I know I'm not the first to blog this, but still one of the early ones). 1. On July 28 (if all goes well), a new Benefits Portal will be available for subscribers...
  • Ron Markezich, Microsoft CIO, speaks on dog fooding at Microsoft

    Great article on the dog fooding benefits (not only to Microsoft, but to all of our customers) that take place within Microsoft. Ron Markezich gives a few insights and thoughts here: http://www.betanews.com/article/Meet_Microsofts_Ultimate_Beta_Tester...
  • Winternals purchased by Microsoft

    Wow!!! Is this great news or what? Microsoft has just announced the purchase of Winternals (founded by Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell). Mark will now be a Microsoft Technical Fellow and Bryce will be a Software Architect with Microsoft!!!! Here...
  • Virtual PC Free???!!!??

    Less than a year ago, Microsoft made a decision to make Virtual Server 2005 R2 free to all. Shortly thereafter, I received a lot of questions as to why the "expensive" version was free but Virtual PC 2004 still cost money. Unfortnately, I did not have...
  • SMS User Group in Phoenix, AZ

    If anyone is interested in joining an SMS User Group in Phoenix, please contact Mike Terrill at mike.terrill@gmail.com . The group doesn't exist yet, but Mike is working on getting it started. We will be holding meetings in the Microsoft Office in Phoenix...