October, 2008

  • Ask the Unified Communications and Collaboration Expert

    Q I'm developing a search strategy for my organisation we currently have SharePoint 2007 but it is not currently deployed should I build my search strategy on MOSS or Windows Search Server 2008 Express? A SharePoint Server 2007 provides a comprehensive...
  • Under the Hood: Windows Vista Performance...Need Answers?

    Join Mark Russinovich and a panel of industry experts for a LIVE virtual roundtable to explore your top of mind performance issues, common misconfigurations, and tips on how to fix them. From boot times and applets to disk performance and battery life...
  • Collaboration Feature Article: Transitioning from File Shares to SharePoint

    While currently most files are designed to be stored on standard file systems, the move to a web based system – SharePoint – is happening because of the added benefits for users. These include check-in/out, workflow, auditing and records management. SharePoint...
  • Out-Of-Band Security Bulletin Webcast Questions and Answers - MS08-067

    On Thursday, October 23, 2008, Microsoft released an Out-Of-Band Security Bulletin (MS08-067). To meet the customer demand for information relating to this release, Microsoft conducted three customer webcasts. Two of these webcasts were conducted on Thursday...
  • Five Reasons Why Skipping Windows Vista Could Backfire

    Though it's tempting, skipping a Microsoft Vista migration and jumping right to Windows 7 could be disastrous for your enterprise, Gartner advises. Here's five points to consider before writing off Vista for its successor. http://www.cio.com/article...
  • ‘Virtualisation – From the Desktop to the Data Centre’

    Virtualisation Events The middle of last week, I attended an informative seminar which was entitled ‘Virtualisation – From the Desktop to the Data Centre’ . The seminar did not go deep into technical content, so it may not have been completely relevant...
  • TechNet Movie Night

    Thanks to those of you who made it along the TechNet screening of Blade Runner last night - I think you'll agree that this movie is an absolute classic (extra scenes or not) and it's amazing how well it's stood the test of time!! A couple of beers were...
  • Application Virtualisation Deployment

    Continuing with the Virtualisation theme I ran the past month, I am delighted to have a guest contributor sharing some learnings coming out of an 'Application Virtualisation' deployment. Laurent Bouchery is a senior consultant at Microsoft Ireland's Consulting...