Michael J. Murphy's WebLog

  • Original Anthony Hopkins Artwork on eBay!

    WOW! Two original pieces by the Oscar winning actor! Take your pick...hmmmm which one can I afford? LOL http://cgi.ebay.com/Anthony-Hopkins-Painting-Original-Signed_W0QQitemZ230425210904QQcmdZViewItemQQptZArt_Paintings?hash=item35a669b018 http:...
  • SCIFI Pulse Top 10 of None, DC and Marvel Comic Book Heroes

    AND coming in at NUMBER 1 , Ardden Entertainment's FLASH GORDON! Congratulations to the whole team at Ardden!
  • NY Exchange Users Group Meets

    From teh desk of ben Serebin: Our September meeting is next week on Tue 9/8 (doors open 6pm). There is a cap of 30 people only. So, rsvp promptly. If you're # 31 and above, you'll be notified an hour after the cut-off time. As always, all our meetings...
  • People are AMAZING

    This is a pretty impressive musical creation - a song composed entirely of sounds from Windows 98 and XP. Check out the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsU3B0W3TMs&feature=player_embedded
  • Office 2010 is Coming!

    And just look at what PowerPoint can do! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrBd_V7gXQ4
  • Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 14 Virtual Launch Event Sept 29th

    Get Ready for The New Efficiency September 29th, 2009 Attend the New Efficiency virtual event and see how innovations in Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Microsoft Forefront offer familiar, integrated...
  • Out of Band Security Update

    Sorry, everybody, I was on vacation yesterday--Knoebel's--fun food and fantasy! But seriously--dig it: http://www.microsoft.com/security/updates/bulletins/200907_oob.aspx Microsoft out-of-band security updates: July 28, 2009 Microsoft released...
  • Windows 7 (WIN7) Releases to Manufacturing

    Imagine you are in a stadium with 12,000 other Microsoft employees. It is nearly 6 pm on a sweltering Atlanta evening--in spite of the grey clouds not a drop of rain has fallen to quench the parched ground and cool the air outside the Phillips Arena....
  • NYeWin Meets--I hope some people are still in town--it's worth staying!

    The New York Enterprise Windows User Group of NYPC Presents Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dwayne Fernandez, Microsoft, Thursday, July 2, 2009 Agenda: 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm Welcome / Introduction and house items 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm Windows...
  • Windows & Pricing Announced

    From the Windows Blog: So here’s the low-down on pricing for Windows 7. The estimated retail prices for upgrade packaged retail product of Windows 7 in the U.S. are: Windows 7 Home Premium (Upgrade): $119.99 Windows 7 Professional (Upgrade...
  • MSPU's Next Webinar

    Please join us Thursday, June 25th @ 9am PST as I host MSP University's State of the Industry Webinar. Topic: How to Increase Profits by Providing Free Service to Existing Clients Does this sound crazy to you? Believe me, it isn't! You can't...
  • XBOX-You are the game controller

    HOLY COW--this blew my mind! Can holodecks be far behind???? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oACt9R9z37U&feature=player_embedded
  • NEW BETA Microsoft Partner Finder

    Ever wanted to find a Microsoft Partner but couldn't find the Microsoft Partner Finder? Dig this http://www.pinpoint.microsoft.com beta.
  • At Every Point in History there are Opportunities...

    Beat the Trend: A Video from Microsoft Corporate VP Allison Watson Explore our mutual opportunities, and find new ways to support customers. Watch this video from Allison Watson to learn more about the Microsoft business focus on three strategic areas...
  • Windows 7 RC Available 5/5

    From the Windows Blog: There certainly has been a lot of discussion about Windows 7 in the last few weeks. A lot of folks want to know when they can get their hands on the official RC, when we are going to RTM, and what I had for breakfast. I’m...
  • Resources for Minority and Women Owned Business

    Fri Apr 24 12:12:54 EDT 2009 BizTechConnect.com - Business Technology Management and Marketing Biz Tech-Connect offers helpful information and resources on topics such as financial management, marketing and advertising, communications and...
  • MSPU Bootcamp in Baltimore

    I'll be there--will you???? BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER! OVER 125 VARS ATTENDED OUR LAST BOOT CAMP! WE HAVE INCREASED OUR CAPACITY AND ADDED AN ADDITIONAL TRACK TO OUR BALTIMORE I.T. SOLUTIONS AND MANAGED SERVICES SALES & MARKETING...
  • Download SharePoint Designer Now Free!

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=baa3ad86-bfc1-4bd4-9812-d9e710d44f42&displaylang=en SharePoint Designer 2007 Brief Description SHAREPOINT DESIGNER 2007 IS NOW FREE! Be sure to watch the video in the "Related Resources...
  • Britain's Got Talent

    Books and covers, my friends, books and covers--a reminder to never underestimate the soaring glories and limitless potential of people. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CR_N9iljeMk&feature=bz303 .
  • The next Form Factor Revolution

    MAC Does it again http://macblips.dailyradar.com/video/the_onion/ .
  • Shout Out to The MSPU Webcast Series!

    Please join us this Thursday March 26th @ 9am PST as I conduct a special webcast with David Russell . Topic: Why are some MSPs growing while others aren't? It is your people. Each employee you more fully engage in sales, services delivery or support...
  • Microsoft Releases IE 8

    Today at 9:00am PDT, we released Internet Explorer 8 to the web for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server. Not only is this the best version of Internet Explorer that Microsoft has ever built, it’s the best browser available for consumers, businesses...
  • From the desk of Erick Simpson--check it out

    Join us for MSP University's State of the Industry Webinar Please join us Tuesday March 17th @ 9am PST as I host MSP University's State of the Industry Webinar. Topic: Selling Security as a Managed Service This Webinar will focus on diving...
  • Local Engagement Team Webcast

    If you read this blog because you knew me when I served teh NY Metro area as an IT Evangelist and you ever wondered, "What does Murph do these days?" Here is a webcast that descibes it. If you are a Microsoft Partner--particularly if you are focused...
  • DC IAMCP Hosting Days

    DC IAMCP PRESENTS: "Microsoft Hosting Days" Microsoft Hosting Days Join us for our first event of 2009 on Thursday, February 19 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM at the Microsoft Reston Technology Center Microsoft Software + Services...