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January, 2009

  • IT Pro Momentum

    With Windows 7 Beta on public release I thought it was a good time for a little reminder to everyone to let you know about the program and get you signed up!!!   So, as before, check out the table below and see if there are any  Microsoft...
  • IT Managers Community Hub

    My co-worker Kevin Remde has been working on a project called Hubble. Check this post of his:   Breaking News: The IT Manager Community Hub is LIVE! Spread the word! For several months now, I’ve been working with people in the Microsoft BMO on this...
  • Windows 7 Beta Announcement

    I am watching Steve Ballmer’s CES presentation, this press release was just posted on Microsoft.com.   Microsoft’s Ballmer Announces Availability of Windows 7 Beta and Windows Live Company previews simpler, better Windows operating system and highlights...
  • Office Communication Server 2007 R2 Launch

    www.ocsr2launch.com Be part of the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Virtual Launch Experience. Thank you for your interest in the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 launch. The virtual launch experience will be live on February 3rd 2009, meanwhile...
  • It’s Everybody’s Business

      We came out with this new ad Campaign.  What do you think?  Here is the Press release:
  • Virtualization Webcast 20 part series

    Our team of IT Pro Evangelists including: Kevin Remde , Matt Hester , Chris Avis , Chris Henley , and Yung Chou is getting ready to start delivering a 20-part webcast series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions on January 14, 2009. The objectives of...
  • TechNet Radio New Features in SQL 2008 Partitioning and Indexes with Kimberly Tripp

    New Features in Partitioning and Indexes for SQL Server 2008 SQL expert Kimberly Tripp covers some of the new features in partitioning and indexes for Microsoft SQL Server 2008, including partition-aligned indexed views, filtered indexes, and filtered...
  • MIX09 Discounts!

    Ø MIX09 is coming! TELL YOUR CUSTOMERS & PARTNERS:  Register by Feb 13 and Save $400! When you register by February 13, you’ll receive $400 off the conference price – that’s a full conference pass for only $995.   Sure, not quite as...
  • SQL Data Corruption TechNet Radio interview

    My interview with Paul Randal was released today on TechNet Radio!!   January 6, 2009 Data Corruption Survival Techniques Your database is corrupt, what should you do? Well, it depends. How critical is the data? Do you know what is really wrong with...
  • What’s New in Windows 7

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349334.aspx What's New in Windows 7 Updated: December 30, 2008 Users are becoming more and more computer-savvy, and expect more from the technology they use at work. They expect to be able to work from home...