Terminal Services client v6.0 released

Watch out for these useful announcement and other tips and tricks on the Microsoft Ireland MCS blog. …. Terminal Services client v6.0 releasedThis is now available to download for Windows 2003 & XP. More info is over at the terminal services team blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/ts/archive/2006/11/29/remote-desktop-connection-terminal-services-client-6-0-for-windows-xp-and-windows-server-2003-english-only-released.aspx   


Microsoft beats Oracle in security showdown

I heard talk of this before but it’s the first time I’ve seen an independent report on it. See the Microsoft Oracle Showdown here: Microsoft beats Oracle in security showdown


Antigen is now: Forefront – Microsoft’s Security Product Line

Forefront is Microsoft’s line of security products for the client, edge and server.  For more detail check out the Forefront Overview.  You can download and try out the Client, Server and Edge beta products from the Forefront website.  Or watch the video showing Microsoft Forefront in action! It’s also noteworthy that Microsoft is in the leaders quadrant in Gartner’s…


New Windows Sysinternals Site on TechNet

You can check out the new Windows Sysinternals Site on TechNet.  Sysinternals utilities are great for working with and troubleshoot Windows systems and applications.


Microsoft Virtualises Applications with SoftTricity

Of all the demos I saw at TechEd IT Forum last week this was the one that made most of an impression on me.  I think SoftTricity has huge potential to make the life of an IT Pro easier.  A significant amount of the pain is caused by rolling out and managing applications in your IT environment…


Microsoft Security Bulletin for November, 2006

Ensure you have the latest security updates in the Microsoft Security Bulletin for November. You should also visit the TechNet Security Center to get all the technical bulletins, advisories, updates, tools, and prescriptive guidance designed to help keep your Microsoft servers, desktops, and applications up to date and secure.


Windows PowerShell 1.0 has been Released!

Since TechEd IT Forum in Barcelona last week there has been a lot of excitement and questions surrounding Windows PowerShell (previously known as Monad).  So I thought I’d post some additional information about it. So first the intro – Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command line shell and scripting language makes IT Pros more productive….


Windows Vista Available Now to TechNet Plus Subscriber Downloads

I’m happy to announce that we’ve been able to post Windows Vista sooner to TechNet Plus Subscriber Downloads sooner than expected!!  The English x86 & x64 DVD versions are available now.  You can visit the site HERE.


TechEd IT Forum – The Virtual Side

I’m lucky enough to be here onsite in Barcelona at Tech·Ed: IT Forum. For those of you who aren’t we’ve set up the – The Virtual Side to help you get in on the action. Watch interviews with top experts, listen to podcasts, learn from featured sessions and much more.


Dublin Tech Community Launch of Vista, Office and Exchange 2007

  On the evening of Tuesday, 5th of December, we hope that you will be part of the biggest ever tech event in the history of Microsoft Ireland: the Tech Community Launch of Windows Vista™, 2007 Office System and Exchange Server 2007. · When: Evening of Tuesday, 5th December 2006 · Where: Croke Park Conference…