Nathan Mercer's blog

Technology Evangelist :: Microsoft New Zealand :: bat phone 021375503

February, 2008

  • SkyDrive now Live in NZ

    Just announced this morning, the Windows Live SkyDrive service is now available in New Zealand (as well as 37 other countries around the world)   And now also has five times more space than was previously available — 5GB of free online storage...
  • "Cougar" has a name - SBS 2008

    Earlier today we announced the official name of the next version of Small Business Server - SBS 2008, hot on the heels of the release of Windows Server 2008.  SBS 2008 is part of the Windows Essential Server Solutions family of products.  The...
  • Windows Vista SP1 available for Download on TechNet Plus

    Good news for TechNet Plus subscribers eager to download the official Windows Vista SP1 bits.  The Windows Vista SP1 "Update" is now available for download through the Top Subscriber Downloads section at
  • 2008 Summer Roadtrip hits Wellington in the morning

    Just a reminder that the 2008 Summer Road Trip hits Wellington in the morning Come along and see the community launch of Windows Server 2008 , SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 . Chris Auld , Jeremy Boyd , and Darryl Burling are doing a roadie around...
  • Normal Service resumed

    I've had a bit of a blogging holiday while I've been using up some annual leave - having a holiday and some R&R in the beautiful NZ summer. I am officially moving out of holiday mode - so expect normal postings to begin shortly.