My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Today I was challended by Aidan Finn to take up the Ice Bucket Challenge, to raise funds and raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as ALS.  So, not to shy away (and to “strike while the iron was hot”), I took up that challenge after donating to the the Irish Motor Neurone…

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Featured PC – The Samsung Series 9

The Samsung Series 9 has been updated for business use. This outstanding piece of hardware now ships with a TPM chip option, allowing you to install Windows 7 Enterprise and enable Bitlocker!  The fashionista’s dream PC is now primed for the commercial environment. Ultra Light and Ultra Portable, this PC should seriously be entering into…

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Featured PC – The Toshiba R830

The TOSHIBA R830 Series of laptops boast portability with a 13.3” screen, lightening fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds and a battery life of up to 8hr 55mins! This allows for some serious productivity! To add to the array of features Toshiba have included a TPM chip which allows heightened security features with the installation of…

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I’m now posting on our team blog…

Just click this picture to be taken to the TechNet Ireland IT Pro Blog. Dave Share this post : Technet! del.icio.us it! digg it! live it! reddit! technorati!

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Great Virtualisation Case Study from Lionbridge in Ballina

Lionbridge have been working with Microsoft virtualisation technologies for a good long while now, and have just released a case study explaining it all. Lionbridge have created a Virtual Cloud Lab using Hyper-V and System Centre and give secure, global access to it using Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services.  Lionbridge reduced hardware costs by 80…

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Free business guidance for Start-ups

Digital Media Forum and Microsoft Ireland are delighted to bring you the Microsoft BizSpark Innovation Accelerator Event – an event designed to help accelerate the Start-up community in Ireland and Northern Ireland. This day-long conference will run on Tuesday, February 24th in the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel in Dublin’s city centre. Entrance is free of…

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Windows 7 in 20 minutes..

I was given the task of introducing Windows 7 to a crowd of IT Professionals last week – easy enough, but not so in just 20 minutes.  Searching around inside Microsoft for the elevator pitch PowerPoint deck proved to be impossible (there’s decks for each audience type, and they all had way too many slides). …

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The Business Case for IPv6

I got to talk at the IPv6 Summit last week in Dublin Castle – Agenda, Slides and Videos of all the sessions are here. My talk was on Finding the Business Case for IPv6. The video of my session is now online and can be viewed here.  And my slides are here. I’m still working…

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