Matt Hester's WebLog

Candygrams for the IT Pro on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure, Windows 8, PowerShell, Cloud and Office 365

May, 2008

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  • I want a Hoggar!

    My buddy Keith thought he found a cool Warthog from hummer , well I found this BETTER one from Peugeot, called the Hoggar : Check out this version (Click the picture to see a video from Peugot's website):  
  • New Updates of Virtual PC and Virtual Server

    While I was away, we released two new updates of Virtual Server and Virtual PC. The updates mostly covered new guest OS support as well as new host support. For more information check out my buddy Keith's posts on the topics: Microsoft Virtual PC 2007...
  • Got Spare Time? Go on a quest, a Server Quest!

    Are you geek enough to win the entire office’s respect? Prove it. Play Server Quest, where you’ll navigate through the perils of office life, protect the server, and keep clear of the arrogant sales guy. Look for it online at www.server-quest...
  • Dry land is not a myth....but what about these 15 myths?

    I was going through my inbox and someone sent me this interesting article about 15 myths about Microsoft.  The article has some very interesting points about Vista, licensing, Silverlight, Ballmer...etc.   Check out the full article here...
  • Book of the Month May 2008: The Singularity is Near

    Good day everyone, this book of the month was recommend by one of you !  Thank you so much, however, I did get rid of the email with the name,  Please email me and I will give you some recognition! The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend...
  • 2008 U.S. Imagine Cup Competition Videos

    As I mentioned in a previous post: 2008 U.S. Imagine Cup Finals National Winners Announced!   Which is an exciting competition, well here are some videos that my buddy Chris took at the Imagine Cup US finals in LA.   In the first video...
  • Go Get the Windows Server 2008 Post Event Resources!

    Thanks to our Canadian friends for posting an excellent resource for Windows Server 2008 launch events!  They have created a download that will allow you get VM configuration info, software downloads (if they didn’t get a kit or didn’t...
  • World Wide Telescope!

    My buddy Keith demonstrated a great new tool called the WorldWide Telescope (WWT) The WWT is a Web 2.0 visualization software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground...
  • More Imagine Cup Videos!

    Check out the two new interviews my buddy Chris took from imagine cup.  Chris spoke with two MS executives, Scott Davidson and Chris Weber.  Check it out here: Microsoft Executives at Imagine Cup
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer 2.1 Released in 32 and 64 bit flavors!

    One the great security tools for Microsoft products has a new paint job.  The MBSA is simply invaluable utility for all you administrators out there! The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) is a tool designed for the IT professional that...
  • Look what got a facelift --- The TechNet and MSDN Websites!

    I just found a great little tidbit, off a new blog for TechNet and MSDN by John Martin . They have improved the look and feel of the websites take a look at the new sites below: TechNet MSDN To read a full write up about the change take a look here: MSDN...