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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Released: Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010

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A quick mention and a quote from the original post. I’d like to encourage anyone who is in an architectural or operational capacity to subscribe to the Exchange teams blog. Quoting from the original blog post: Exchange CXP team has released Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 RTM (KB 982639) to the download center. […]

ITPRO Africa Cape Town Event – 10 June 2010

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We’re having our next free Cape Town based event. This time round we’ll have a particular focus on OCS integration and Windows 7. What can OCS integrate with, well darn near anything. To prove the point Uwin’s going to demonstrate integration from two extreme’s – Asterisk and Exchange 2010. One you would to be totally […]