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January, 2007

  • IIS.NET DownloadCENTER Now Live

    I've just read over on Bill Staple's IIS blog that the new DownloadCENTER is now live on IIS.net . This is a community site for discovering, sharing and reviewing IIS-related solutions in a single place. There are dozens of downloads - both from Microsoft...
  • Branch Technology for Distributed Enteprise

    Interesting news today for large orgs with branch offices looking for cost effective implementation of the BOIS architecture . First announced by VP Andy Lees at World Wide Partner Conference in Boston , Branch Promo got its needed update to ISA...
  • Windows Server virtualization calculator

    Check out the new Windows Server virtualization calculator to get an estimate on the number of OS licenses needed, and the costs, to virtualize different datacenter configurations. The calculator is pre-populated with the US dollar Open agreement...
  • What are you going to call it?

    When I was pregnant with my daughter, I kept getting asked that question, “What are you going to call the baby?” Day after day... week after week... Aside from "Is it a boy or a girl?", that was the big question. I found myself thinking back to that line...
  • Bill Gates announces Windows Home Server

    I suspect all you fans of Windows Server will be interested in this news... Last night, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Bill Gates announced Windows Home Server, an new version of Windows focused on multi-PC households. From the Microsoft...
  • Video training for Virtual Server

    While away on holiday, a company called TrainSignal released a training tool for Virtual Server 2005 R2 and Virtual PC. I watched the demo video and it offered clear, step-by-step training for setting up virtual machines (running on WinServer 2003 SE). Check it out if you've made a New Year's resolution to start working with virtual machines. And if you've used this training tool, let us know what you think.