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April, 2009

  • TechNet Flash and Scripting Guys

    I have become a big fan of the TechNet Flash newsletter. Many times I have been reading it and run across a link to another site that was chock full of information. Or, I may stumble on a link to a beta app or other application that slipped under my radar...
  • E14 is now Exchange 2010 Beta released today

    http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/2010office/default.aspx   Microsoft Corp. is pleased to announce the next wave of Microsoft Office and related products. Designed to deliver a unified experience across the PC, phone and browser, this...
  • Building a Virtualized UC Development Environment:

    My co worker Chris Mayo just put this post up on his blog. He does a bunch around UC and development on that platform.  Check out this series of post he is doing so you can setup a UC environment to start development on. In my previous post , I mentioned...
  • Roundtable to become Polycom product according to Channelweb

    Here is a link to the article:   Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT ) will stop selling the RoundTable Webcam system it developed nearly two years ago and is licensing the unit to Polycom, which will take over sales and distribution for the plug-and-play panoramic...
  • Are you a SQL rock star in Dallas?

    We only have very limited openings right now at MS, but i heard about one great opportunity with our company. The sales team is looking for a SQL Technology Specialist.  Contact me if you are interested and I will put you in contact with the hiring...
  • TechNet Events Unleashed events come to Central Region

    TechNet Events Unleashed Session 1 : Windows Server 2008 R2 – Optimize your Time Get a jump start on your peers with Windows Server 2008 R2 by joining us for this no nonsense technical session, where we will discuss the critical improvements in the next...
  • Notes from the Field IE8 Testing how it’s going

      I was talking to a customer the other day about what technology he is piloting and testing to deploy in his organization.  The discussion centered around IE8.  Here is what he said. “ IE8 was one that was at the core of my testing . we...
  • Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate today!

    Windows® 7 Release Candidate is Here! I thought this might be of interest to you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Also, if you prefer I not forward you these types of communications, just let me know. We’re excited to...
  • Let the gamer in you out! Serverquest II!

    http://www.microsoft.com/click/serverquest/ Help MATT rule the IT World, are you game enough?
  • IE8 video

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/nethistory/#fbid:uP1C71wPjmE   Interesting video, do you like this? LA times commented on it: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2009/04/microsoftads.html
  • Windows Client Road Show Featuring Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8

    Spring brings not only rain and flowers (you know, April shows and May flowers), it also brings our spring technical events. And this time our technical events are taking on a slightly different form. Okay, to be completely honest, we are still calling...