Regular IT Guy

Just a guy talking about Technology, in an uncomplicated way

November, 2005

  • Canadian TechNet Innovations Awards - Top 5 It Pros are now live

    WOW. I just visited the web site with the top 5 nominees for the TN Innovations award in Canada . I was one of the judges that was asked to provide input in selecting these IT Pro heroes for YOU to decide who should win the first Innovation Award....
  • New Blog from a colleague - "No Spin Architecture"

    For those developers that happen to read my blog (I know you are out there…) you might be interested in a newly hired colleague of mine on the developer side of the house – Mohammad Akif. He’s an Architect that came to us from SUN and is VERY well versed...
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2 (64 and 32 bit) has RTM'ed!

    May be old news to some, but it's GREAT news to me and to a lot of others who read my blog. Virtual Server 2005 R2 is RTM and will be available through the regular channels for purchase and download by early December. There will even be a 180 trial edition...
  • Visiting a couple of Canadian IT Pros and their clients in the field…

    Last week I was on a mini tour for a partner and as I always try to maximize my time while on the road, I hooked up with a couple of IT Pros who just happen to be user group presidents (and friends). I spent some time with Melvin Hart (Nova Scotia IT...
  • Exchange Performance Tuning and the IBM Storage tour

    I just wrapped up the eastern half of a partner event with IBM Canada storage group. I was asked to speak about Optimizing Exchange Performance at their 1/2 day information session on SAN storage solutions based on their DS4000 series SAN architecture...
  • Awesome FREE Exchange Tools released today!

    A great update to a fantastic tool and three new ones just came out for Exchange Administrators today... Check them out. I can't wait to try the Performance Troubleshooting Analyzer on a production Exchange system I help look after once in a while. ...