Windows Server 2012 Canadian Launch Tour and IT Camp Events

Looking for IT Camp registration links?  We’ve created an updated post you should visit: IT Camps… come pitch your tent with Windows Server 2012! With Windows Server 2012 becoming generally available September 4, we want to make sure you get some hands on experience with this latest server offering. With new advances in virtualization, networking,…

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Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams

A few weeks ago, I was surprised to get a call from Microsoft offering to help “fix my window”.  This was surprising because: My window wasn’t broken and having worked at Microsoft for a while, I’m pretty sure we don’t do home repairs. Microsoft doesn’t call people out of the blue to offer technical support…


Services in the Cloud. Should you really Give a Crap - yet?

(Thought that title might get your attention) Over the last month or so – I’ve had my head in the clouds working away on creating a scenario based demo for EnergizeIT that leverages the scalability of the cloud and “transportability” of existing .net code and “n” tier architecture. I’ve been living the life of an…


Double Double for your Trouble

This is the season of new classes and teachers, of harvest and giving thanks, of ghosts and goblins and witches. The days are getting shorter and your To Do list is getting longer in the lead-up to Christmas. In the midst of all the craziness, I invite you to take a few minutes, have a…

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Launch Tour Feedback Gets Results

If there is one message that we have heard from you following each stop of the Windows Vista, 2007 Microsoft Office System, and Exchange Server 2007 Business Value Launch, it is your cry for a copy of the software so that you can play and become familiar with it.  Working in conjunction with the Product…

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Back To School - Part 1

No it is not the end of August yet (sorry all you parents) but it is time to go back to school.  I am heading off to Redmond for some in depth training and hands-on labs on Windows Compute Cluster Server, also know as HPC or high performance computing.  HPC is a bit of a…

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Vista on an Eee PC?

I am sure you have all heard of the Asus Eee PC series of netbooks.  They seem to be the hot gadget lately and not one to miss out on a gadget trend I picked up an Eee PC 901 the other day.  It arrived on Tuesday and I’ve been toying around with it all…

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What is a TechNet+ Subscription?

I get asked this question all the time and there are a lot of misconceptions about what exactly is included with a TechNet+ Subscription and how it can be used.  So let’s clear this up!  I copied the following from the TechNet+ Subscription page but I’ll try and go a little deeper in explaining things….

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