Microsoft News Summary – 20 August 2014

August 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

The headline news from yesterday is that Steve Ballmer has resigned his new position from the Microsoft board to focus on “teaching” and his duties as the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball franchise. He’s still the largest independent owner of MSFT stock. Microsoft Former [...]

Microsoft News Summary – 1 August 2014

August 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Talk about crappy timing. A federal court in the USA has determined that emails are not actually emails, and therefore Microsoft must turn over emails business records stored on Email servers in the Dublin region to the FBI. One must wonder why the FBI didn’t contact the Irish authorities who [...]

Server Posterpedia –Windows Server Poster App

September 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

A new app that features the feature poster apps for a number of server products, not just Hyper-V, has been released. You can download this app from the Microsoft Store for Windows 8. Click on a poster, and it’s displayed for you: You can zoom and scroll through the poster. Cleverly, the actions [...]

Early Impressions Of Office 2013 Beta

July 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

I installed Office 2013 on my Windows 8 Build slate PC on Monday night.  Here are some early impressions: It’s very different looking.  The layout has been optimized to make it touch friendly, but still appears to be mouse friendly. The new control that everyone is talking about reminds [...]

Visio 2010 Add-Ins – Pay Attention System Center People!

June 2, 2011 // 1 Comment

You may have wondered how to crate pretty pictures to share on a big screen that depict some health information about stuff that you manage using System Center.  Here’s how … I was mucking around with the Visio plug-ins for Operations Manager for the first time today, adding monitored [...]

Office 2010 Service Pack 1 RTM Date

May 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to Microsoft, you can expect Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 to RTM in the end of June.  “Initially, Service Pack 1 will be offered as a manual download from the Download Center and from Microsoft Update, and no sooner than 90 days after release, will be made [...]

SharePoint and Dynamic Memory

April 5, 2011 // 2 Comments

So far today, I’ve covered Exchange, SQL, and Lync support statements for Dynamic Memory.  This post is going to focus on SharePoint.  What is the news? I have searched high and low using Google and Bing.  I have checked the guidance, including designing SharePoint 2010 for [...]

On-Demand Hyper-V VM Design Webcasts

May 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Do you want to know what the best practices for deploying Exchange, SharePoint and SQL are on Hyper-V (or any virtualization platform)?  Well here you go: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for Exchange Server Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SQL Server Deep Dive Microsoft [...]

SharePoint 2010 Information

April 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

Two downloads appeared on Microsoft’s site over the weekend for you BI freaks to get started into SharePoint 2010: SharePoint 2010 Planning Guide Beta: This book covers information about the fundamentals of planning guide for SharePoint Server 2010 Beta Operations guide for SharePoint Foundation [...]
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