John Dwyer

An Aussie IT Pro making trouble now in Ireland (I ran out of American's to annoy)

John Dwyer

  • 100gb Firelite Portable HDD

    A good friend of mine just introduced me to these. For about US$180 you can have a 100GB harddrive in yourr pocket - no power cords required as it's powered through the USB cable. Check them out at http://www.smartdisk.com/eWeb/smartdiskus/www/staticpages...
  • Live Release Velocity ROCKS

    Despite being in a completely different division and also being primarily a consumer of our web offerings this post has the risk of sounding like a marketing blast, so let me ask for forgiveness right up front. With that out of the way I've got to...
  • Protecting Our Kids

    I'm just back from TechEd 2005 in Orlando FL and I'm still buzzing from the opportunity of mingling and chatting with masses of our customers and partners (about 13,000 attended) as well as drinking from the firehose of technical content from our server...
  • Security Guidance Blog is Live

    Great news! Our Security Guidance team (MSS) have just launched their blog on TechNet - http://blogs.technet.com/secguide/default.aspx This team have been specializing in providing security solutions for enterprises for the last few years (see http...
  • Information Junkies - HELP

    I get news and information on the TV, on my PCs, on my SmartPhone, on my SmartWatch. It's delivered as WebPages, Email, RSS Feeds, RDS Messages and CableTV. I love the fact that my watch told me a new Pope had been elected before the TV did and that I...
  • Best Web Experiences

    What is your nirvana experience for finding and utilizing web based technical content?
  • WSSRA EXPOSED

    I've mentioned the Windows Server System Reference Architecture (WSSRA) a couple of times and we've just launched a new format to make this extensive content more accessible, particularly for folks who are specifically concerned about a specific IT service...
  • News and Entertainment On The Go

    I've just discovered a very cool feature of the Plus! Digital Media Edition - Plus Sync & Go . This very cool little tool allows you to regularly download news & entertainment broadcasts from MSNBC, The Today Show, NPR and others to your PocketPC...
  • Provisioning an Enterprise Datacenter in 1 Day – Part 1

    Can you build a comprehensive and functional enterprise datacenter in a day? "Are you NUTS?" is the immediate reponse that came to my mind, but I'm coming around now. I described briefly in my first post that we (CIS) develop and publish guidance and...
  • G'day

    This is my first posting on my brand new TechNet blog, and it's probably best to kick this off with at least a little bit of "who I am" and "why am I here?" I joined the IT industry in 1983 after 8 years of manufacturing leather and canvas goods. Just...