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September, 2010

  • Sushi Restaurant Review

    For those of you who know me, you know that I’m a sushi fanatic. I REALLY enjoy eating sushi and am always on the look out for a good (and affordable) place to chow down and fill my hollow leg. :-) Last week, I had a chance to try a Sushi restaurant...
  • SharePoint Server 2010 Excel Services

    During Tech Ed 2010, I had a chance to interview John Campbell, Program Manager for Excel Services.  SharePoint Server 2010 has quite a few features and if you are new to the product, it can be confusing as to what component provides what capability...
  • Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Available

    Yes, I know I’m a bit late with this post, but it is better late than never, right???  :-) On August 25, 2010, Exchange Server 2010 SP1 RTM’d (technically released to Web) and is available for download here . The Exchange team continues to take feedback...
  • Stuck in Vegas

    So, I finished my events and office hours in Los Angeles, CA today and was looking forward to a good night’s sleep in my own bed tonight.  After picking up Rob Bagby at the LA office around 5:44 PM, we head to LAX to return the car and catch our...
  • Upcoming TechNet Events in West Region – Exchange 2003 / 2007 to Exchange 2010 Upgrade

    Exchange Server 2010 released last year in October 2009 and Service Pack 1 released on August 25 th . It is usually at this time during the product lifecycle that we find a large portion of our customers start down the upgrade planning path to get from...
  • Bytes By TechNet Interview with Rand Morimoto on Exchange Server 2010

    While at Tech Ed 2010, I was able to perform some professional quality video interviews with various community folks.  One of these happened to be Rand Morimoto, Exchange MVP, out of San Francisco, CA.  Since Rand has been involved with the...
  • TechNet Presents Follow Up – Windows 7 Deployment Topics

    I delivered three sessions on Windows 7 Deployment over the past week.  I was in Phoenix on September 15th, Irvine on September 20th and Los Angeles on September 21st.  I wanted to follow up with links to information that was mentioned in the...
  • It’s Football Season!!! And, my teams won!

    Yes, indeed!!  Football season has kicked off and now my Monday nights, Thursday nights, Saturdays and Sunday afternoons are booked for the next 5 months.  :-) I was reading the USA Today’s NFL Preview articles this past Friday.  They took...
  • Microsoft and Polycom team up for Unified Communications

    I recently wrote a post to the Unified Communications Expert site ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/ucexperts/archive/2010/09/01/microsoft-and-polycom-teams-up-for-unified-communications.aspx ) about a recent announcement regarding an agreement between Microsoft...
  • Upcoming TechNet Events in Arizona and Southern California

    I meant to post this a couple of weeks ago when the registration links went live, but I totally forgot to do it. I did want to let everyone know that we have some upcoming TechNet Events in Arizona and Southern California slated for the month of September...