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Matt McSpirit on Virtualisation, Management and Core Infrastructure

June, 2006

  • Hello and Welcome!

    Hey – Welcome to my shiny new blog! My name is Matt McSpirit, and I am a Partner Technology Specialist here at Microsoft in the UK. I’ve worked at Microsoft for the last 6 months, and during my time I’ve been introduced to many new areas of technology...
  • Networking Virtual Machines in Virtual PC

    Something I always find a little fiddly is networking virtual machines together in Virtual PC. I'm currently working on my Windows Server 2003 MCP (70-290) and to aid my learning, I'd like to have a domain controller running in a VM and also a VM XP client...
  • PTS-TV - Steve Marsh on Information Worker

    This particular instalment of PTS-TV sees Steve Marsh discusses, Information Worker, in particular, focussing on the new 2007 Office System. Steve also takes a chance to discuss the graduate scheme (that I am currently a part of!) as Steve was part of...
  • Virtual Server Resources - virtualserver.tv

    If you are in need of any information specifically around Virtual Server and Virtual PC, why not take a look at virtualserver.tv . This website, created and maintained by Andrew Dugdall , covers areas such as installing and managing Virtual Server and...
  • Take Office 2007 for a Test Drive!

    Fancy trying out Office 2007 without downloading the beta? It's your lucky day! This real-time test drive does not require product installation or download - it's the fastest way to try out 2007 Microsoft Office system programs. In just minutes you...
  • PTS-TV - Chris Parkes on Business Intelligence

    PTS-TV allows you to get news direct from the Partner Technical Specialists. In bite-sized installments we deliver technology, solution and product insights, and point you towards additional resources to help you learn more. PTS-TV allows you to not only...
  • Windows Live Messenger Released - Download it now!

    I've been lucky enough to be using the beta of Live Messenger for a while, and I have to be honest, I really wouldn't want to go back to an older version. To put it simply, this is more than just another version of messenger. With Windows Live Messenger...
  • Microsoft to challenge the iPod...

    In an article published on CNet , it is claimed that Microsoft is developing it's own music and video device which will compete with Apple's iPod, and it is also creating it's own music service to rival iTunes! Cool! It is believed that Robbie Bach...