Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

April, 2011

  • Countdown to Tech.ed North America Episode 8!

      If you are attending Tech·ed  North America in Atlanta it’s only just around the corner.  In fact only 18 days away as I write this post.  Check out the latest countdown video from my buddies over at Edge. Countdown #8 Jeffa Technorati...
  • New IT Showcase Content: VDI Desktop to Contract Workers

    More great content from the Microsoft IT Showcase team and on a topic that a lot of folks are interested in. Providing Flexible, Security-Enhanced Network Access to Contractors with a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Microsoft IT deployed a secure and cost...
  • Tech.ed Australia 2011 Call for Topics Now Live!

    As many of you know I'm looking after content end-to-end this year for Tech·ed Australia 2011 and we have reached the first of many milestones that we have in planning such an event.  Today we would like to announce the availability of the Call for...
  • Countdown to Tech.ed North America Episode 6

    If you’re going to Tech.ed North America make sure you check out the latest countdown video from the boys over at Edge. Countdown #6 Jeffa Technorati Tags: Teched North America , Events
  • Desktop Optimization Workshop coming your way!

    I just wanted to let you know of an upcoming workshop on the new MDOP 2011 release.  And for once it’s not me doing the travelling!   My colleagues Andrew McMurray and Leon Booth will be going though all that is new with the updated MDOP 2011...
  • Help make this Video into a TV Ad!

    You might have recalled in a previous post I did on some new Windows Phone 7 ads that have been kicking around.  At the bottom of that post I mentioned a university student who did his own concept video on Youtube.  Well his video caught the...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2011 Release

    This week is a big week for security updates as we are releasing 17 new security bulletins.  Please see the details below and apply where needed in your environments. New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing the following 17 new security bulletins...
  • RSAT Tools for Windows 7 SP1 Released!

    If you manage Windows Servers then you are familiar with the Remote Server Administration Tools.  We have released the RSAT Tools for Windows 7 SP1 .  If you didn’t have them installed prior to upgrading to SP1 then you couldn’t install the...
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: Testing LOB Apps for IE9 Compatibility

    Interesting article on how we tested Line of Business applications for compatibility with Internet Explorer 9 Microsoft IT Tests Line of Business Application Compatibility for Internet Explorer 9 For the IE9 Beta deployment, Microsoft IT tested more internal...
  • A Year of Internet Explorer 9

    It’s been a year since we started this journey with IE9.  Check out the video below.. A Year of Internet Explorer 9 Jeffa Technorati Tags: IE9 , Browser
  • How Hyper-V and System Center Powered the Private Cloud @ MMS 2011!

    This is just the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long time.  Check out out Hyper-V and System Center powered a real Private Cloud at the recent MMS 2011 conference. And for all the nuts an bolts of this check out the blog post...