NXE: New Xbox Experience

The NXE for Xbox 360 is here!  It will automatically download like any other system update would*…..but, your dashboard is going to look a whole lot different when it’s finished!  *Assuming of course you have your console connected to the Internet The new experience revolutionised my Xbox – felt like I had a new console…

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Virtualization Support for SQL

As of today SQL Server 2005 and 2008 are supported on Hyper-V and for SVVP certified vendor configurations (for example VMWare). Check out the KB here for details. Also, check if your virtualization software configuration is an approved SVVP vendor configuration here.

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server RTM’s…….But isn’t it out already??

Microsoft Hyper-V Server has RTM’d and is available at the link below.  That link also provides all the information you’ll ever need on the topic, as well as when to use what version etc. But, just to clear up any questions like "I thought Hyper-V was already released?" You’re right, it has……BUT……in a nutshell Microsoft…

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Zune Goodness

When the clock strikes midnight on Sept 15 in the US, and Sept 16 begins hopefully so do the updates for the Zune.  These free updates are via software/firmware so available to anyone who owns a Zune currently, not just those buying the new ones that also release at that time (16GB and 120GB added…

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App-V 4.5 RTM

Microsoft SoftGrid® Application Virtualization Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) version 4.5 has been released to manufacturing. Formerly known as SoftGrid, App-V 4.5 is the first Microsoft-branded release of the product. It includes new capabilities designed to help IT support large-scale virtualization implementations across many sites and provides multiple delivery options including over-the-Internet application availability to meet…

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First Up

As the "About" bit says: I’m an Account Technology Strategist with Microsoft in the Enterprise & Partner Group (EPG), with a core focus on the Financial Services Industry (70%).  I spend my time with nominated Enterprise clients, working to ensure that they are getting the best use out of their Microsoft technology and also to…

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