Does Chris get it?

If you read my previous post and bothered to go out to the Robert Scoble’s post which prompted it, you will see me kind of going toe-to-toe with Robert. In my own opinion, I think Robert just doesn’t like being confronted much less being wrong which is why we have been going back and forth. I…


Does Scoble get it?

Check out one of Robert Scoble’s recent posts regarding connecting a MacMini to an HDTV. He runs through a list of cool things he now has because he connected the MacMini to a computer to his HDTV. There isn’t a item in his list that we have not been able to do, and do very…


Windows 2008 Webcast this morning….

I am delivering Part 4 of an 8 Part series on Windows Server 2008 this morning. My session deals with some of the new AD features like Read Only Domain Controllers, Server Core, and some of the new infrastructure enhancements that have been introduced to Group Policy for Windows 2008. You can Register Here Webcast…


What is all this voice mail!?!?!?

I was in Riverside, CA today delivering a Technet session on Unified Communications and Office Communication server. I like demoing with live production environments when I can and usually I use my servers at home. I don’t have a PBX or OCS installed at home though so I have been using my UC number here…


New Contact Phone Number for me….

I still have my cell phone number and have no intention of getting rid of it (yet) so feel free to continue reaching me via cell. I am also Unified Communications enabled and I am diving head first into using it as my primary communications method. So I am posting my UC number as well….


Exchange 2007 SP1 is Live on the web….

You can grab it here… Exchange 2007 SP1 Download ***Update – provided a more reasonable URL*** Cheers!


Session Resources and Slides from Nov 15th Redmond Event…

I have had several people email about additional resources for the sessions we delivered in Redmond. We have a standard landing page for all sessions resources over at In fact, we have archived much of our content there since April of 2006. If you still need additional information, let me know!   Cheers!


SilverLight "Fire Starter" Event in Redmond, Wa on Nov 29th….

Yeah, yeah, yeah…..more developery stuff….. Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter On November 29, 2007 Microsoft will be hosting Silverlight 1.0 Fire Starter on the Redmond, Washington campus. This daylong event is free to anyone who wants to learn about designing and developing with Microsoft Silverlight 1.0. Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 is a cross platform browser plug-in that…


Managing Mobile Devices….

Another question from a customer — Do you have any info on locking a Mobile 5 device? Particularly the web access capabilities so that the client cannot access any web sites outside of the corporate network. Basically, protection against virus’s or infected attachments getting onto the device. If this device is synching to an Exchange…


Books for SBS 2003….

I have had a couple of requests lately for some good reference materials for SBS 2003. MS Press has a couple of books that are decent — Small Business Server 2003 Administrator’s Companion Small Business Server 2003 R2 Administrator’s Companion If you really want to dig into SBS though, I would recommend picking up a…