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January, 2011

  • 4 San Antonio Students make Imagine Cup Finals

    http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/education/article/Imagine-Cup-win-would-be-a-dream-933293.php I was reading this today, great article about these  4 guys and their process in making it to the finals!  Check it out. 
  • New Mouse for Windows 7 announced at CES

    Check our hardware team’s blog http://microsofthardwareblog.com/you-can-touch-this-touch-mouse/ for a great new mouse that is a touch mouse specifically designed for Windows 7. Watch this Youtube video of the new mouse in action   I really want one...
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.5 Now Available

    Migration planning made easier with MAP Toolkit 5.5 The Solution Accelerators team is pleased to announce the release of Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.5. § Download MAP Toolkit 5.5 Simplify planning for migration to the latest Microsoft...
  • Hello Security…. How about Austin Bsides event?

    Last year we had the DFW Bsides Security “Un-conference” event at the Microsoft office in Dallas. I thought it was great.  You have all kinds of people that are interested in security of computers and information getting together in a very casual...
  • Unified Communications Lync Community Houston Texas

    Hello, Are you out there?  We all know VoIP is coming to replace a PBX near you.  We all have used Instant Messaging.  Some have probably even used Microsoft Office Communications Server R2 product.  That has now been followed on with...
  • WinFest 2011 San Antonio coming soon!

    WinFest 2011 Regional Conference on the Windows Environment February 18, 2011 A presentation of the San Antonio AITP and the Student Chapters at St. Mary’s University, San Antonio College and Texas State University 9:00 – 9:50 Registration $30.00 ($15...
  • Data Privacy Day is tomorrow January 28th.

      I was reading this great post today by  Brendon Lynch our Chief Privacy Officer.  Among other things he mentioned this great story in our news center that posted yesterday. Data Privacy Day Tackles Concerns as Location-Based Services...