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Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, and everything Server and Windows

September, 2011

  • Bringing Hyper-V to “Windows 8”

    Steven Sinofsky posted this morning this post:  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2011/09/07/bringing-hyper-v-to-windows-8.aspx   In this post we talk about how we will support virtualization on the Windows "client" OS. Originally...
  • Microsoft Touch Mouse

    REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 1, 2011 — After decades of dependable point-and-click service, the humble mouse is getting a makeover. The result is introducing Windows 7 users to a new way of interacting with their PC. The Microsoft Touch Mouse combines multi...
  • TechNet events, A Day with Microsoft Virtualization, Hyper-V, SCVMM 2012 and SCOM 2012…Oh My

    It’s that time again. It’s time to look at your calendar and look at our list of TechNet Events in the central US to see if you’ll be able to spend the day with us. “A day? I thought you guys usually do the 1/2-day TechNet Events.” Yeah, that was then...
  • Lync for Mac 2011 Released to Manufacturing

    Lync for Mac , Office for Mac 2011 , availability When we first announced Lync Server 2010 last November, we talked about our commitment to supporting multiple platforms and how over the course of 2011 you would see Lync become available for other platforms...
  • Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Release Candidate Available

    On the Server and Cloud Platform blog today there was this post: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2011/09/08/virtual-machine-manager-2012-release-candidate-available-today.aspx Here is the text by Kenon Owens:   I am very excited to...
  • What is Private Cloud?

    In order to understand private cloud and how it differs from other delivery mechanisms for delivering cloud services, it’s helpful to understand what constitutes a “cloud” and how cloud differs from traditional LAN based data centers. The United States...
  • DFW IT Professionals User Group Video recording.

      At the September 2011 meeting, we tried something new. I was the speaker. I brought my Microsoft Roundtable device and we recorded the session using Lync 2010.  The session was available live on the internet. I posted the video to my skydrive...
  • September Schedule

    The fall is always fun as our schedule gets back into rhythm with school back in session. Not everything set on my schedule yet. I have a lot of Tentative dates.  Here is what I have so far:   Tonight Sept 1st   DFWITPROFESSIONALS...
  • Windows Phone camps Dallas and Austin

    Windows Phone 7 Camp  Register Today! Whether you’re a student just starting out or a seasoned developer for Windows Phone, Android, Symbian, Web OS or iOS, We’ll be sharing tips and tricks and valuable app development know-how throughout the sessions...
  • The Future Living Room

    I found this post on the Microsoft Blog Summer is a transition time for many people: the break between school years; a vacation before tackling another year of work; and for network television that’s been a guest in our living rooms for so...
  • AT&T Announces Windows Phone Mango lineup

    Here is the press release: AT&T Expands Windows Phone Leadership Plans to Introduce Three New 4G Windows Phones in Fourth Quarter and Update all Existing Windows Phones Dallas, Texas, September 12, 2011 ShareThis Key Facts AT&T*, the U.S. leader...