Tag: Microsoft

I’ll be on Talk TechNet

I’m going to be a guest on Microsoft’s Talk TechNet webcast on April 27th at 9am PST.  “Talk TechNet is all about discussing topics and trends in the world of IT Professionals.  In this show we’ll have guest Aidan Finn. Call in and join us for what promises to be a lively 60 minute session. …

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Mastering Windows 7 Deployment is Published

I’ve just recived an email from Sybex to say that the third book that I’ve been involved with, Mastering Windows 7 Deployment, has just started shipping from their warehouse(s).  Right now, Amazon.com is still on preorder but that will likely change in the coming hours or days.  The Wiley (Sybex is part of the Wiley group)…

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The Novel Acquisition May Be More Relevant To Microsoft Customers Than You Originally Thought

News broke yesterday that Attachmate was buying up Novell.  “Who cares?” was my original thought.  Linux admins are very wary of Novell so SLES does not have the usage of RHEL (corporate) or CentOS (hosting).  As for XenWorks … hmm. But, Virtualization.Info posted an article that made me pay attention.  Here’s the highlights: Novell own…

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Windows User Group Ireland, September 10th 2010

The Windows User Group is back with a day-long event featuring updates on the latest in Microsoft IT infrastructure. Join us on Friday, September 10th in the Microsoft Auditorium in Leopardstown to hear expert speakers talking about Windows Server, virtualization, Exchange, unified messaging, and System Center for the small/medium enterprise. This day will give you…

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Another Way to License Hyper-V: ECI

I’ve just been going through some online sales training for MS virtualisation and I came across this.  I had no idea this new license set was launched.  The Enrolment for Core Infrastructure (ECI) licenses the host OS (and guests), System Center CAL’s (host and guests), and ForeFront Client Security.  Not a bad bundle! Technorati Tags:…

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Microsoft Becoming a Cloud-First Company

Those in charge have told Microsoft that the corporation is now changing directions.  Much like what happened in the early mid-90’s with Internet technology, the company has been told to change or become less relevant in the future.  And this is why you will see more and more of “cloud” being pushed by Microsoft. Staff…

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Microsoft 25 Years in Ireland

Today is is the 25th anniversary of Microsoft in Ireland.  Their location has evolved a good bit over the years.  Originally it was a CD pressing location and where localization was done.  Now there are lots of developers working on coding the latest version of Windows and Azure services, European computing services are/were run from…

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TechNet Wiki

There’s no doubt of a few things: Some people have found Microsoft documentation to be a bit lacking, and sometimes a bit late.  For example, we only recently got clear guidance on networking configuration for Live Migration. I’ve had people contact me who were very confused on different subjects because they’ve only had closely related…

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