Microsoft P2V tool released

Posted Posted in Desktop, News

This week is a time to talk about most things virtual. Microsoft recently released it’s own P2V, i.e. Physical to Virtual Migration tool to assist with Windows 7 deployment, allowing you to P2V your old Windows XP environment into your new Windows 7 deployment, should you need to run a critical app that would only […]

UAG 2010 SP1 RC1 guides

Posted Posted in Anouncements, Documentation, UAG

Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Forefront UAG 2010 SP1 RC DirectAccess Force Tunneling Test Lab Guide with step by step instructions on how to configure UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess Client Force Tunneling Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Forefront UAG SP1 RC DirectAccess with Network Access Protection (NAP) Test Lab Guide with step by step instructions on how […]

Build your own cloud

Posted Posted in Cloud, Hyper-V, News

Why build your own? Do you need your own? What if you do? And you want to build it on Hyper-V ? If you don’t think that Hyper-V is that mature, then consider that Hyper-V adoption is up by 12%. Virtualisation is the cornerstone to rapid provisioning of cloud based systems, and the talk on […]

Make Web not War – PHP, WordPress, Joomla and Drupal available for download on Microsoft .com

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That a quote from the bottom of a series of Microsoft Web pages. Interested ? Read on…. Things have been rather interesting over at http://www.microsoft.com/web/, specifically over at www.microsoft.com/web/drupal www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress www.microsoft.com/web/umbraco www.microsoft.com/web/dotnetnuke www.microsoft.com/web/screwturnwiki www.microsoft.com/web/blogengine www.microsoft.com/web/joomla   Each one of these represents a download area to an installer to get any one of these applications downloaded […]

Make Web not War – PHP, WordPress, Joomla and Drupal available for download on Microsoft .com

Posted Posted in Anouncements, News, Product Review

That a quote from the bottom of a series of Microsoft Web pages. Interested ? Read on…. Things have been rather interesting over at http://www.microsoft.com/web/, specifically over at www.microsoft.com/web/drupal www.microsoft.com/web/wordpress www.microsoft.com/web/umbraco www.microsoft.com/web/dotnetnuke www.microsoft.com/web/screwturnwiki www.microsoft.com/web/blogengine www.microsoft.com/web/joomla   Each one of these represents a download area to an installer to get any one of these applications downloaded […]

Don’t call the Night Nurse – How To Upgrade Exchange 2010 Licensing from Exchange 2010 Standard to Exchange 2010 Enterprise

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A customer of mine deployed Exchange 2010 and then licensed it as Exchange 2010 Standard by applying the applicable license key – However soon afterwards they realised that they could not do a bunch of things that needed Exchange Enterprise features such as deploy more than 5 Databases. To recap – The Exchange product key […]

Exchange 2010 Architecture Poster

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It’s finally out, the Exchange 2010 Architecture Poster, and it’s rather pretty if I say so myself. Each role is drawn out in detail as well as an overall high level architecture putting it all together. Management and HA are also present and all in all it’s a GREAT poster.   You can find the […]

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 has been released

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I’ll spare you the marketing, here are the three links you may be most interested in. The download link is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=50b32685-4356-49cc-8b37-d9c9d4ea3f5b&displaylang=en The release notes are here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff728620(EXCHG.141).aspx MOST important – what’s new: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff459257(EXCHG.141).aspx   The CAS role has improved even more, with numerous improvements, including the ability to federate with self signed certificates (that’s […]