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The More Things Change…Well, You Know
Looking back at 2009, the first thought that comes to mind is the old phrase, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” Wondering where this quote came from, I decided to “ Bing ” it. Of course, the results led me to lots of websites with quotations about change. Here are some other “change...
9 Dec 2009
Using SCE 2010 to Slay the IT Jabberwocky!
One, two! One, two! And through and through The vorpal blade went snicker-snack! He left it dead, and with its head He went galumphing back. ~Lewis Carol I recently went to see the new Alice In Wonderland movie with my family and really enjoyed it. You haven’t seen the Mad Hatter until...
31 Mar 2010
What Are Midsize Customers Saying About System Center?
It’s always very validating to have customers come back to you with positive feedback and evidence that what you worked so hard to build is adding value to their business. We’re fresh off the launch of System Center Essentials 2010 and Data Protection Manager 2010 , so we’ve been out talking to early...
25 May 2010
System Center Team Lights Up Convergence US in Atlanta
On April 24-27 members of the System Center Essentials and Data Protection Manager teams were in Atlanta at Convergence US for the launch of SCE 2010 and DPM 2010 . This Microsoft Dynamics event was held at the Georgia World Congress Center with over 8,000 customers, partners, press, and staff onsite...
3 May 2010
System Center Hits “Big Easy” for TechEd
If you’re coming to the “Big Easy” ( New Orleans ), for TechEd North America , and you work in a midsize business, be sure to come see us at the Microsoft Demo Station Stations for SCE 2010 and DPM 2010 , to see how we’re making virtualization and IT management “Big Easy” for midsize businesses! We also...
5 Jun 2010
SCE 2010 + DPM 2010: HOT at TechEd 2010!
When heading down to New Orleans for TechEd North America a couple weeks ago, my mind wandered back to the TechEd three years ago In Orlando where we launched SCE 2007, the very first System Center IT management solution Microsoft specifically built for midsize businesses. Yes, I got a bit teary-eyed...
22 Jun 2010
What’s a CP-901 and how did I get here?
Hello - my name is David Mills and I’m a Senior Product Manager on the Microsoft System Center marketing team. I’ve been with Microsoft for almost 10 years now and for the past four years, I’ve been involved in product planning and technical product management focused on the IT Management needs of midsize...
2 Dec 2009
Time for New IT Tools? SCE 2010 & DPM 2010 Launch!
If you’re like most people, you’ve faced a maintenance or repair job that was bigger than the tools in your toolbox. Maybe your in-sink disposal got jammed when one of your kids decided it would be a fun place to “blend” their sibling’s favorite miniature stuffed animal? So, you needed a basket wrench...
19 Apr 2010
The Medium IS the Message?
In case you haven’t noticed yet, the current BIEB campaign theme is “Improve Communications and Collaboration.” This means I spent some time this past weekend thinking about what an impact either really effective or ineffective communication can have on businesses or society as a whole (yes, I tend to...
12 Jan 2010
Microsoft Acquires AVIcode, Inc.
Microsoft is excited to announce the acquisition of AVIcode, Inc ., a leading provider of .NET application monitoring solutions! So, what does AVIcode technology do? For those of you who are big Xbox live fans, you've already been experiencing the power of AVIcode's 360 degree application performance...
6 Oct 2010
Bang Your Head!!!
Sometimes it can be annoying when a song gets stuck in your head, but pretty hard to avoid – especially when you have a habit of fixating on things like I do. When my daughter asks me to download some new songs for her Zune , I end up getting the latest songs by Justin Bieber, Katy Perry or Taylor Swift...
26 Jan 2010
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