September, 2010

  • Office Mac 2011 is RTM’d

    I make bones about the fact that I use competitive products, and that includes a MacBook Pro as one of my home computing systems. While I may use a Mac, I still need to complete work that requires Office, OCS and Remote Desktop from the Mac. As I said...
  • SCOM 2007 R2 101 Document

    I came across this document today, emailed the link to a few friends and then thought I should share it with everyone I know. I spend a great deal of time talking to people about system management and virtualization; with Microsoft technologies that requires...
  • Security Essentials now for the SMB Customer starting in October!

    Yesterday we announced the release to Beat of the SBS7 product and today we announce some great cost cautious news for the SMB customer with 10 seat or less. Microsoft Security Essentials will be available to these customers for free starting in October...
  • Security Bulletins for the Regular IT Guy–episode #21–September 2010

    Over pints Pierre Roman, Bruce Cowper and Rick Claus decided they would put together a concise and timely podcast each “Update Tuesday”. The object is to keep it simple by letting you know in plain non technical language what the updates are, what they...
  • Configuration Manager v.Next Community Evaluation Program Open

    The System Center team announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Configuration Manager v.Next Community Evaluation Program (CEP). The goals of this program are to accelerate product evaluations and build a community of external...
  • ANNOUNCING THE AVAILABILITY OF WINDOWS SBS 7 PREVIEW

    Everyone knows I love to talk SBS, this is one of my favourite Microsoft technologies because I grew up in an SBS family business. Well, it is time to get all excited again with the release today of the new beta of SBS7. Built on Windows Server® 2008...
  • SQL Training: Introduction to MDX with Analysis Services 2008

    Microsoft Gold Certified partner Prodata are running a two-day training on MDX with Analysis Services and it promises to meet the high standards they have set with great trainings like ‘SQL Immersion’. Find out more here . This level 300 course is targeted...
  • Windows Powershell Basics for IT Pros: Ask your questions LIVE!

    Are there admin tasks you’d like to automate, but not sure how?  Do you want to learn Windows Powershell, but aren’t sure where to start?   Send us your questions by emailing ( aeshen@microsoft.com ) by Wednesday, September 15 th , then...
  • NoReplyAll Outlook Add-In

    Microsoft Research is constantly experimenting with how to make our products and peoples interactions with software and computers better. I saw this add in for Outlook and thought many people could take advantage of the features it provides. Information...
  • IT Pro Community

    I had the opportunity to spend the day today with the Ireland Windows User Group as they put on a day long event with local MVPs ( Aidan Finn and John McCabe ) and a guest UK MVP ( Nathan Winters ). IT was an energizing experience to have a room of 100...