Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

June, 2011

  • The History of Computing: Microsoft vs. Apple

    This is a cool graphic of the history of computing from a Microsoft vs. Apple perspective.  Brings back memories of when I used a Mac Plus as my primary computer.  This was in between the times smoke was coming out the top of it!  Ah the...
  • Windows Live SkyDrive gets an HTML 5 Makeover!

    What’s not to love about Windows Live SkyDrive ?  You get 25gb of free storage to share photos, upload documents and 5gb of storage to sync documents across devices.  I use it all the time to share presentations, online webinar recordings and...
  • The MS IT Showcase Content keeps coming..

    The Microsoft IT Showcase team keeps publishing new content.  The below articles are very interesting. Microsoft IT Plans for Hybrid Deployment of Microsoft Office 365 A hybrid messaging deployment offers the possibility to have some mailboxes located...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: June 2011 Release

    What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletins being released on June 14, 2011. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities. New Security Bulletins...
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: More Content For You!

    The folks over at Microsoft IT Showcase have released some more great content.  Check out the details below. Windows Azure Sandbox Accelerates Cloud-Based Grassroots Innovation Microsoft IT created the Windows Azure Sandbox to give full-time Microsoft...
  • Security in IE9 Video Available Now!

    Recently I did a series of IE9 Webinar’s and we are in the process of getting these produced and hosted on TechNet Edge.  The first one that’s been done is Security in IE9.  You can view the video below and get the slides as well. Webinar Recording...
  • Tech.ed Australia 2011 Registration Site now Live!

    Great news everyone!  Registration for Tech·Ed Australia 2011 is now live!   And if you register by July 15th 2011 you’ll save $300 off the ticket price by taking advantage of our early bird offer. As you all know I’m the content owner this...
  • Upcoming Azure Event in Canberra

    My good buddy Rocky is running an event in Canberra on Windows Azure.  It’s free and only available in Canberra at this stage.  Please RSVP to him below.. Event: Windows Azure: Getting from Idea to Reality Date: Thursday 9 June 2011 Time: Afternoon...
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: New Articles Available!

    I wanted to share a couple of new articles from our Microsoft IT Showcase team on Windows Phone and System Center Operations Manager. How Microsoft Deployed Windows Phone to Employees Cross-team collaboration, planning, and focused marketing were the...
  • MDT 2012 Beta 1 Now Available for Download!

    The first beta of MDT 2012 is now available for download on the Connect site.  Please have a look and let us know your feedback.  The Beta will be open until August 2011.  Make sure you stay up to date on the MDT homepage . Microsoft Deployment...
  • Now Available MAP 6.0 Beta

    I just wanted to let you know that the MAP 6.0 Beta is now available for download via the Connect website .  If you are looking at Microsoft’s Private or Public Cloud solutions then this tool can help. MAP 6.0 Beta: Accelerate the adoption of Microsoft...