Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

June, 2007

  • Is this a Geek Tease?

    Our resident " Professional Geek "; Nick Hodge recently purchased his very own Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot which is designed to be programmed with the software that comes in the box or with Microsoft Robotic Studio . Nick of course got this delivered to...
  • The Personal Health Monitor

    Last night my wife and I were watching The New Inventors which airs on the ABC on Wednesdays at 8:00PM and much to my surprise one of the inventions was this device called The Personal Health Monitor . It's a software application that runs on Windows...
  • Windows Live OneCare and Forefront Client Security Pass VB100

    Check this out! Windows Live OnceCare and Forefront Client Security have passed Virus Bulletins VB100 Award . This is in addition to already receiving the Checkmark Certification from West Coast Labs . I for one run Forefront Client Security on all my...
  • Welcome to June and birthday month...

    Welcome to June folks! The last month of the financial year. My how times flies! June is also my birthday month. Can anyone guess which day? cheers, Jeffa
  • Open XML - Show your Support!

    This year is an important year for Microsoft as ECMA Office Open XML , the document format in Office 2007, is currently being considered for ratification as an international standard for document formats before the ISO committee. Ratification of Ecma...
  • Complimentary 1 Day Lab

    Special Offer Attend a complimentary 1 day technical hands on lab & save up to $660. Microsoft and DDLS is pleased to offer you this complimentary offer to attend a one day technical Hands-On lab, and experience hands-on the System Center and Forefront...
  • Security Bulletin Release: June 2007

    Hi folks, Please see below for details of this months security bulletin release. What is this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new Security Bulletin being released on 12 June 2007 . New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing...
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Released!

    Hey there, Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 has been released to the web and provides some really nice enhancements and of course it's a free download. The new features include: Hardware assisted virtualization - We support both Intel VT and AMD-V scenarios...
  • Windows Mobile 6.0 Resources for Developers

    I don't normally do this but below are resources available for developers for Windows Mobile 6.0. Hey I guess I'm an equal opportunity blogger! Windows Mobile 6 SDK Refresh The Refresh SDK replaces the RTM SDK launched on March 1 st and includes the latest...
  • TechNet Update Events: Post Your Questions!

    Michael and I have been on the road for the current Technet Update Events throughout June and I have to say I've enjoyed telling you all about some of the latest changes to Windows Server 2008 in the areas of Networking and Terminal Services. The attendance...
  • Find out more...about finding more..

    Want to know more about finding more? Then check out all the details about Microsoft Enterprise Search Solutions . Technorati Tags: Moss 2007 , Search , Sharepoint , Windows Server 2008 Cheers, Jeffa
  • Webcasts: Optimized for Mobile PC's

    There are a bunch of new public Webcasts that have just become available courtesy of our Partner team. They are specifically designed as an in depth look at applications built for Windows Vista mobility. These include data synchronization, power management...
  • WindowPowerShell hit's the 1 Million Mark!

    Wow! Windows PowerShell has hit the 1 million download mark in the first 6 months! Check out Jeffrey Stover's post on the Powershell blog for more details. He provides a good summary of resources that are now available along with a good summary of the...
  • The Internet is everywhere..

    So today I'm in Wollongong, NSW Australia which is about an hour's drive south of Sydney presenting a technical overview of Windows Server 2008 for the ACS South Coast Chapter . I arrived at the location where I was meeting my contact and cool there's...
  • Discounts on Certification!

    Check this out folks! As a benefit to our customers who are certified on current Microsoft technology, we are offering a 40 percent saving voucher (available worldwide) to help Windows Server 2003 customers get a head start on our next release. As a Windows...
  • New Virtualization Resources

    We have just release some new resources for Virtualization. Check them out below: Virtualization Calculator 2.0 - We released the original version of this in January 2007 but this updated version lest you interactively build virtual machines running multiple...