Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

July, 2006

  • Changes to the Technet Plus! Program

    Hi folks, Well I'm over in Seattle right now and I'm getting some good information from the product teams. Today we heard from a Program Manager in the TechNet team and he announced a few new offerings. These are: Portal to download products and product...
  • Virtual PC 2004 SP1 is now free!

    Hi folks, This is significant news! As of today we are making Virtual PC 2004 SP1 available free to download! Go to www.microsoft.com/virtualpc to downloads the software. All of us at Microsoft who demo on a regular basis use either Virtual PC or Virtual...
  • TechReady 3: Day 1 Summary

    Well day 1 of the big geekfest in Seattle is behind me. The first day of these events are usually a bit light on technical content and this year was no different. The reason for this is the first half of the day is filled with keynotes. I enjoyed these...
  • Welcome to FY07!

    Hi folks, Well Frank did it so I thought I would as well. Welcome to the new financial year. For me it was a busy FY06 but I’m looking forward to what is planned for this year. So now I’m going to sit down and do my performance review which is out...
  • On my way to Seattle

    Well its that time of year again where all us Microsoft geeks make the annual trek north to Seattle for the big geek fest technical conference. In days gone by its been called MTB; Envision and others. But now its Techready. This event is now run twice...
  • I made it to Seattle

    After a long trip I finally touched down in Seattle. The main conference has not started as of yet so I've been trying to get adjusted to the timezone and the weather. And when I say weather I don't mean rain. What I'm talking about is hot hot hot! My...
  • Beta Release: BDD 2007 for Windows Vista

    Well I've hit my first technical session here at TechReady and it was all about Zero Touch Deployment. One of the cool things I found out is there is now an open beta of BDD 2007 available now on connect.microsoft.com The tool allows Lite Touch Deployments...