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  • Microsoft Sales University {Partners}

    “I’ve already invested in Vmware”.. “Why should I upgrade my Windows Server infrastructure?” How many times have you had such tough questions from customers? Where do you get the answers from? These tough customer objections and many more are answered...
  • URL Categories, HTTPS inspection and Web Access Policy in TMG

    Originally posted at microsoftNOW.com I recently had a chance to look at the Web Access Policy capability that has been added to Threat Management Gateway (TMG), which is the latest version of ISA Server. In this post, I will explain: The Web Access Policy...
  • TechEd Middle East 2010 – Super Early Bird Offer

  • Licensing Promo on Threat Management Gateway

    Originally posted at microsoftNOW.com Threat Management Gateway (TMG), is the next generation of ISA Server, released earlier this month. I explained in detail the new features and benefits of Threat Management Gateway in an earlier post . Forefront TMG...
  • Photos: Windows 7 Launch in Qatar

    I’m posting some photos from the New Efficiency Launch Event at the Grand Hyat Hotel, Doha, Qatar. The event setting was very unique - it was an outdoor event with tents on the beach, popcorn, cotton candy, balloons, live barbeque, and even a clown on...
  • Windows 7 Launch event in Qatar

      The big day is on 15th of December, 2009. This is the day that we’re officially launching Windows 7 in Qatar. The email invites to IT Pros had gone out a few weeks ago and we’ve had an overwhelming number of people who have registered to attend...
  • Location-aware printing: Automatically selecting the default printer in Windows 7

    Thanks to the location-aware printing feature in Windows 7, your computer will automatically print to the correct printer at home or office, depending on where you are.   Here’s how you can set up this feature: From the Start menu, select Devices...
  • Mudawanat: Blogging workshop in Qatar

    ictQATAR , the Supreme Council of Information & Communication Technology in Qatar, conducted a workshop on blogging today at the Sharq Village Hotel, Doha. Regional and International experts on blogging shared their views and experience on blogging...
  • Simultaneously updating your status on Twitter, Facebook and others

    I came across this great tool that lets you simultaneously update your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and a whole bunch of other microblogging/social networking websites. It’s called hellotxt . They’ve also got a page for mobile devices, over at m.hellotxt...
  • Setting up a Windows 7 Media Center

    I’m setting up a Windows 7 Media Center at home and thought I’d share feedback on how I went about getting it done. Being a tech enthusiast, and NOT much of the movies/music person, I went for something very modest and inexpensive.   The PC: Acer...
  • Installing Windows 7 on a netbook without a DVD drive

    I recently purchased an Acer Aspire Revo nettop for my home Media Center PC. Since the purchase was made before the official launch of Windows 7, the computer came pre-loaded with Windows Vista. The nettop itself is really cool, it comes with a tiny form...