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February, 2007

  • Microsoft Virtualization Strategy

    Mike Neil's blog post on the Microsoft Virtualization Strategy is an important read if you are in this space. If you think you are not in this space, you will be soon. Sooner than you think. He identifies 5 "things" that make up the strategy: 1) platform...
  • SWsoft's Virtuozzo virtualization software supported by Microsoft

    eWeek reports today that Microsoft will now offer 24-hour support for all its enterprise and hosting customers operating Windows-based applications within Virtuozzo environments. According to thier website, Virtuozzo creates isolated partitions or...
  • Virtualization is 2.0 - Who Knew?

    In this eWeek article , John Humphreys, IDC's program director for enterprise virtualization syas "In the next 18 months, virtualization will enter a "2.0" phase. According to him, virtualization will be a sought-after tool for companies looking to plan...
  • The Coolest Gadget Ever

    Hi. My name is Tony, and I am a gadget-a-holic. Meet the coolest gadget ever. A Tool Worthy of Batman's Utility Belt A small, powerful rope-climbing device can pull a person up 30 stories in 30 seconds.
  • Need Help Finding a Tutor for 10th Grade Honors Geometry

    WARNING -this blog post is IT Pro content-free. Do online tutoring services work for high-schoolers? For some subjects better than others? Can technologies like IM and shared IE sessions facilitate tutoring? Where in the heck can I find a good tutor...
  • Zero Day Excel Exploit

    Check the Security page for information on a zero day Excel exploit under investigation. They posted Microsoft Security Advisory (932553) . Communicate the suggested actions ASAP: Send your home users to the Protect Your PC Web site...
  • SCT is changing its name

    The next version of the most excellent Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP (did we mention it is provided at no charge?) The new name will be Windows Steady State, due out early summer. SteadyState makes it easy for people managing shared computers...
  • DST patch for your smartphone

    New instructions for patching your mobile devices for DST are out here . Including: Windows Mobile users who do not connect to their PC For users that do not connect to PCs, there is...
  • Meet the Family

    SCVMM is part of the System Center "Family" - come meet us all at MMS . SMS , MOM , SCDPM, SCRM , SCCP, PowerShell , and WSUS .
  • Secure your home router today, new pharming attacks in the wild.

    According to this MIT Technology Review article there is a 1 in 2 chance you or someone you know has not changed the default configuration password on their home router. Most OEMs don't require users to establish new passwords. Fix this today - bad buys...