TechNet Radio: Microsoft and HPC

  Microsoft and HPC: Driving High Productivity in a Competitive World At Supercomputing 2006, Microsoft entered the HPC marketplace with Windows Compute Cluster. In this interview, Microsoft will present key findings and trends over the last year, as well as key initiatives and product plans to make parallel computing more productive for end-users, cluster administrators,…


And the winner of the Xbox 360 competition is…….

Thanks to everyone that sent in their entries for this competition….I have had a fantastic 24 hours watching these come in. Entries ranged from some very scrooge-like pictures to a brussel sprout with eyes! Two close runners up were pictures of entire desks that had been wrapped as christmas presents The winner is Gareth Jenkins…


MAC versus Windows vulnerability stats 2007

Larry Dignan has done this interesting article on ZDnet on the security vulnerabiloty of these 2 products Well worth a read and some of you may be pleasantly surprised by the Vista results:


Windows Vista Showcase

I just had a nice coffee catch up with Eileen to talk about TechNet and things, and as we were walking into building 2 of Thames Valley Park in Reading we saw the Windows Vista Showcase room. Now I will admit that the room has been there for months, but somehow we have just never…


Download the Exchange Server 2007 architecture poster now

  I know this image is small but it gives you an idea of how much this poster has on it! We also had some for Windows Server 2008 which were very popular You can download the Exchange Server 2007 component architecture poster here


Also launching this week….ChampionIT

You should have read my post yesterday about DesignIT which is a competition to recognise the innovative nature of the skills IT professionals have and putting them to great use for a charity ChampionIT takes on a similar format but is around recognising the day-to-day efforts – and often heroics – performed by IT professionals….


A brain of two halves…enter this quiz that launches DesignIT for a 3rd year and we will donate 1 pound per entry* to charity

A brain of two halves: There’s no doubt that both men and women are equally intelligent. However, depending on whether you use the left (male) or right (female) side of your brain, you will be relying on different strengths to solve particular challenges. Most people will predominantly use either the male or female side of…


TechNet: Xbox 360 Core System giveaway

  I have been clearing out the cupboards and have found an ex-demo Xbox 360 Core System to giveaway and will hopefully get it to you before Christmas! All you need to do is email me with your best pictures of your festive IT departments or offices. This competition is only open from 11am…