Microsoft News Summary – 11 September 2014

September 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

More Azure changes. Keeping up with this is difficult! Azure More changes announced: VPN Support for Azure Websites, Scalable CMS in the app gallery, role-based access control, and more stuff were announced yesterday. Update for Azure Backup for Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent: The agent [...]

Microsoft News Summary-21 May 2014

May 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

I took a break from these posts last week while I was at TechEd, and then had work catch up to do this week. Let’s get back a rockin’. There is a distinct tendency towards cloud and automation in the news of the last week. That should be no surprise. Microsoft Enhancing Office 365 ProPlus [...]

Microsoft News Summary–24 April 2014

April 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Here’s some interesting bits from the last few days that I have not blogged: Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 was released: As usual, you should wait a month before deploying these updates. Note that some of the updates require manual effort after the installation. In particular, the VMM [...]

News Roundup – February 22nd, 2011

March 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

A few different things have happened in the past couple of weeks so here’s a roundup. Internet Explorer 9 RTW IE9 was release by Microsoft with the usual claims of standards compliance, quicker browsing, better security, and so in. I can’t say if all that’s true or not; I stopped [...]

You Know How Iceland Was To Become The New Digital Hub?

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Lots of experts were predicting that Iceland was to become the new digital hub of the world.  Abundant free geo thermal power, a cold climate, new gigantic connectors to the rest of the world, brand new data centres … and then something happened.  Now what was it … I only saw [...]

MS Merged Windows Server & Azure Divisions

December 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced that the Windows Server and Tools division will merge with Azure online services.  This means that future developments can be integrated.  We’ve already heard that VMM v.Next will allow you to migrate VM’s from your Hyper-V private could up to Azure.  And [...]

Dell Plans To Terminate All Production In Europe

December 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Silicon Republic has just reported this.  As Dell winds down the Limerick (southwest Ireland) plant and transfers the remaining work to Lodz in Poland, they are also looking to transfer ownership of Lodz to Foxconn.  This is subject to EU approval; I’m fairly sure (bit not entirely) [...]


September 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

Microsoft today announced a new program for small web development companies (less than 10 employees) called WebsiteSpark.  Similar to BizSpark, it offers free software for 3 years for companies who develop websites for others.  This software includes: 4 processor licenses of Windows Web Server [...]
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