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Matt McSpirit on Virtualisation, Management and Core Infrastructure

September, 2007

  • Windows Vista: After Hours....a teaser...

    Last minute testing today with the Xbox 360 Elite, Zune, the T7-HSA and...what's that other controller...? This is just the start.... If you still want to register for the events, you can still do it: 20th September, Manchester 25th September, Newcastle...
  • T7-HSA - They're Shipping...!

    Awesome news from the guys up North - Their new Home Server baby is shipping , and it's going to be a revelation, I can feel it! According to David and the guys, demand is high for the T7-HSA , and rightly so. It's a very innovative product, which will...
  • UK Desktop Deployment Event - 18th September, TVP

    I know it's short notice, but some of you may still be able to make it! Microsoft UK and a number of UK Partners, are running a Desktop Deployment day, here at Microsoft Campus in Thames Valley, with the aim to provide a look in to the latest deployment...
  • Microsoft UK Partner? Introducing the Partner Dashboard...

    As a Microsoft Partner, are you making the most of the benefits that are available to you? Things like documents, presentations, webcasts, demo's etc? If not, what if your competitor is? Do you think they have an advantage over you? I'd say they do. If...
  • Microsoft's next-gen virtualisation: it's starting...Update!

    Just a quick update from my post the other day - you can now download the VHD file of System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Get it here!! Oh, and don't forget, you'll need something to run it on! Try Virtual PC 2007 , or Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 ,...
  • Mobile user? Vista could actually save you money!

    Compared with XP, I really do believe that Vista has upped the ante in terms of mobility functionality. Having all of the laptop related commands in something like the mobility center, gives me very easy and efficient access to all the controls I need...
  • Microsoft's next-gen virtualisation: it's starting...

    I'll be honest with you - I think this tool is a cracker. I've blogged about System Center Virtual Machine Manager before, back when it was still in beta, but it's now been released, and it's about time :-) "Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager...
  • Jump into Windows Live

    For those of you out there who have been watching the different Windows Live services evolve over the past few months, you'll be pleased to hear that we've released a single package many of the services. This handy package is completely customisable,...