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April, 2006

  • Vista Deplolyment Webcast Q/A

    Last Wednesday I delivered a webcast on Vista Deployment. As promised I wanted to post here the Q/A log from that webcast. Enjoy: Question: Will WIM images only be deployable through SMS or will we still be able to use third-party apps, ie. Ghost...
  • Port 25 way cool

    I ran across this yesterday. Port25 from TechNet really cool, you have to check out this website: http://port25.technet.com > Summary: > "Port 25 is open. The people, insights, and analysis from the > Microsoft Open Source Software...
  • Microsoft Knowledge Driven Health Plans

    I ran across this article yesterday. This company is just amazing. We do all kinds of software. Microsoft Launches Knowledge Driven Health Plans IT News Online Staff 2006-04-17 Microsoft Corp. has launched Knowledge Driven Health Plans, its shared...
  • T-mobile special offer.

    T-Mobile has been kind enough to step up and offer a Microsoft Friends and Family special on the purchase of the SDA (Smartphone) and MDA (Pocket PC Phone)!!!! The deals are just way to good to list here, so you WILL want to click this link and take advantage...
  • IT Pro Webinars

    Here is a great resource I just found. http://www.klmcreative.com/microsoft/06-268_MS-Dell_html1.html > They have a series of webcast coming up. Check it out. I am getting back into the blogging world. Check out where you can come see...
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 Beta 2 available!

    Go here to get it: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.mspx More press on it: http://news.com.com/Microsoft+calls+on+consumers+to+test+IE+7/2100-1032_3-6064524.html Please go try it and give MS feedback!
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 releases SP1

    SP1 is now out for SQL!! Go get more information here. http://www.microsoft.com/sql/sp1.mspx This is not just a bug fix. Look at the list of all the new features. Microsoft announces the availability of SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) with...
  • Vista Information!!

    Get Your Windows Vista Product Guide Here !!! Keith Combs on our team got a great Vista Product Guide. Go to his blog and you can download it. You will need a WinFX reader to open it. It is a great 313 page source of all kinds of great information...
  • Wallop to have competitor to MySpace?

    Microsoft announced yesterday an alliance with Wallop. Here is the announcement: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/apr06/04-25WallopPR.mspx Seattle PI had something to say about the announcement. http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business...
  • TechNet Events

    The primary focus of our team is live in person TechNet events in the US. Below is the content we will be delivering in the next 3 months. Go find out when we will be in your town at www.technetevents.com Take Charge of Your Security with TechNet...
  • Exchange Hosted Services

    Microsoft has this really cool new offering: Exchange Hosted Services, it's like having an exchange server, but available over the internet. You don't need a airconditioned server room to get great email. Check out more info here: http://www.microsoft...
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2

    I know this is a couple weeks old now, but to me it's huge and I think some people missed the importance of this announcement. Read below, ahhh it's FREE! Market Bulletin: Microsoft Announces New Price, and Availability of Linux Support, for Virtual...
  • Really cool TV show

    One of my co-works here on TechNet did a great video. It's called Interface TV. This first episode is about technology and Hurricane Katrina. Here is the link below to watch it. www.interfacetvshow.com Check it out. If you liked it, go to www.technetevents...