MVP summit feedback on – DPM

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DPM rocks. After years of stuffing around with backup, I found a Microsoft centric backup solution which I would trust, and ironically it’s from Microsoft. The nice thing is that hitting the DPM homepage immediately gives you useful white papers on how to use the product, calculate sizing on backup solutions by product, etc. Stuff […]

In Seattle and the food's great

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Eating Clam chowder at Pike Place in Seattle, WOW! It was that good.  Food in Seattle is fantastic. Generally I have not been disappointed, and living in South Africa for a few years, I’ve missed being able to have bagels on tap! The other thing I’m really chuffed about is DEFINITELLY the coffee. Starbucks in […]

Why talk about PowerShell ?

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You might be wondering why I’m posting so much about PowerShell since I’m an Exchange MVP. I’m going to try and expand on this a little bit and add as much clarity as I can. Jeffrey Snover has spoken about this a lot in his introductory sessions on PowerShell and I’d like to amplify this […]

The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center.

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I received this from Mariëtte Knap from smallbizserver.net today:   The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center. Download Center Page:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3874527A-DE19-49BB-800F-352F3B6F2922&displaylang=en Knowledge Base Article:  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;940439 Official SBS Post:  http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2007/10/16/sbs-now-has-a-best-practices-analyzer.aspx This tool applies the collective knowledge of product support into over 250 rules, warnings, and errors easily run on any […]