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February, 2008

  • LAUNCH DAY. Windows Server 2008 VS 2008 SQL 2008 Q&A

    Today is the start of Launch Day. BillG will do the start in LA. Then our team will carry that out to 62 other cities around the US. I thought about what to blog about today. If you want to watch it live go to www.heroeshappenhere.com There you can also...
  • Windows Server 2008 launch info

    You are one of the unsung heroes of technology. The work you do every day helps your company to be more competitive, and now Microsoft launches three powerful new products to make it even easier for you to be a hero every day. Three ways to be a hero...
  • Server 2008 RTM's TODAY!!!

    Yes today is a very important Day in History!  We release to Manufacturing for Windows Server 2008. Basically that means we are done.  It now goes to make DVD's and put on new Servers. Read the Press Release here:   Don't forget to go sign...
  • A little Customer Service Please? or I will sue for $54 Millions.

      We have heard of all of the multi-million dollar lawsuits for hot coffee and other ways people try to take it to big corporations. Most of these are just people trying to take advantage of a situation to get press and money out of a big company...
  • Are you concerned about Security?

    If that's you, check out this site:  www.hellosecureworld.com
  • Exchange 2007 Webcast Q&A log

    Last week I did a couple of  Webcast on Exchange 2007 Here are the questions people asked and the answers. Question: If one has 64 bit hardware running Windows 2003 32 bit and Exchange 2003 would it be better to wait until Windows 2008 is released...
  • Vista SP1 available to TechNet Subscribers Now!

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089.aspx   Just came up this morning. If you are TechNet Subscriber you can now get the bits to SP1 for Vista!
  • UC and OCS demo info

    http://blogs.technet.com/brettjo/archive/2008/02/14/uc-ocs-presentations-and-demos.aspx   Great info on UC and OCS from fellow TechNet blogger.
  • Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator for Windows Server 2008

    Assess Infrastructure Readiness for OS Migration and Virtualization with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator ! No IT project can be successful unless the specific network environment is well understood.  To help IT professionals...