It’s time for some fun – in High Definition

Okay, with DPM’s launch now complete, I am committed to getting some geek-fun back into my world.  And it started with the epiphany that the video projector that I use for my gaming supports 1080 and I wasn’t using it to its fullest capability. FYI – if you haven’t read a clear and complete explanation…

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 5 – we are launched!

We are done … and so am I. I have three more speaking slots to do today and, as the saying goes, "I am leaving it all on the field."   MGT18-IS – Advanced Features of DPM 2007 – Interactive Q&A After a few sleep-deprived nights, we are starting today with a "Everything else we…

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 4

As we come into the home stretch, I have three speaking engagements today and three more tomorrow. When asked why I don’t share these with other speakers, my answer is two-fold: 1) I came to Microsoft 23 months ago for DPM2007, so I want to put my own fingerprints all over this event.  That may…

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 3

We are half-way through Launch Week … and things are continuing to stay exciting. The booth is continually swamped – and while this will sound bias, it is one the busiest booths in the Microsoft pavilion.  Yeah, I know that’s like saying that my kid was the best actor in the school play.  Yes, I…

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 2

Things keep going well for DPM at IT Forum. The booth stays swamped with interested folks – and we have a great team of up to 4 DPM experts at the booth at a time — and they are staying busy the whole time ! From my perspective, today was about the first technical sessions:…

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 1

Okay … today was an awesome day for DPM … we have launched! It started with the Executive Keynote … actually it started with my 5:30AM alarm clock going off.  Past that … Executive Keynote – Bob Kelly, Corporate Vice President Bob talked about a lot of technologies around Microsoft’s uber-vision for IT Pro’s ……

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DPM 2007 Launch – Day 0

Pop Quiz – what could make a 9.5 hour flight from Dallas to Paris feel longer? Answer – A 3-hour delay before take-off, sitting in the aircraft.  Yes, as an omen of all the good things that will come this week, we pulled away from the gate, tried to rev the engines and came back…

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Am headed to Barcelona – DPM 2007 is launching !!!

DPM 2007 has RTM’d … and announced at Storage Networking World in Dallas in October. DPM 2007 is generally available this month (November) – making its way to distributors, channel partners and Microsoft licensing vehicles as we speak. But now comes my favorite part … the DPM 2007 product launch.  I have been looking forward…

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