Kicking the tyres

Want to try out Windows Server 2008?  Or perhaps Exchange Server 2007?  You can download complete virtual machine environments for a whole list of Microsoft products, free of charge.  Check out the Test Drive program here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/bb738372.aspx for more information and the download links. The best thing about it is that you can download an…


Project Highlander

Having better ‘green credentials’ than your competitor seems to be the in thing at the moment.  You’ll often see a company saying that they will plant X number of trees for each purchase you make, etc.  Of course, this is always a good thing and anything that is done, no matter how small, to improve…

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Hyper-V – Hooray!

I am sure that this has been blogged about at least a trillion times, so I am going to make it a trillion and 1. I have been running Windows Server 2008 64bit Enterprise Edition RTM on my company laptop (a 64bit dual core with 4GB of RAM) for about a week now and I…

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Fallout from Virtual Server vs VMware

Wow.  It seems my previous post about Virtual Server vs VMware caused quite a stir.  I got gazillions of comments (which I still need to go through) regarding this topic.  A lot of the comments were the usual "Micro$oft" nonsense (putting a dollar sign in the name is so boring now, but that’s another story)…

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