Two Webcasts Today – Storage Server and DPM Disaster Recovery

As an updated reminder, we have two TechNet Webcasts today from Storage Solutions:   Introducing Windows Storage Server 2008 8AM Pacific / 11AM Eastern US time: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032410705 For background – check out my blog on WSS08 from earlier this week. In this webcast, I am joined by one of those scary-smart but all-around-nice-guys, Scott Johnson,…

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Game Recommendation – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

If you have read the series – this is a ‘must play’.   At least for a while… This particular Harry Potter game is based on the fifth book of the Harry Potter book series – the Order of the Phoenix. As with the book, the game starts out at 12 Grimwald Place, the headquarters of…


Announcing Windows Storage Server 2008 – WAA HOO !

I am really excited to announce the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Storage Server 2008.  Let me tell you why: For me This is the culmination of my first 3.5 years at Microsoft.  Prior to joining Microsoft, I had been a Microsoft MVP in Storage – so I have been involved with this product…

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Get your First Look at DPM v3 – Tuesday, May 5

Happy Cinco de Mayo !! As a Texan, my friends and I already had plans to celebrate this occasion, but now we have one more excuse to raise a tall margarita — the next generation of Data Protection Manager. At 11:00 AM Pacific US time – we will be doing a TechNet webcast for customers…


Two new ways to follow Jason on DPM and Gaming

Hello friends, First and foremost, thank you to all of those that read this blog.  It’s been an enjoyable way for me to share information (and my opinions) and I hope you’ve enjoyed them as well. Easily one of the most cool things that happens to me when meeting customers and partners is to have…

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LEGO Rock Band Announced

Earlier today, it was announced that: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games have joined forces with the LEGO Group, Harmonix and MTV Games to merge two of the most popular videogame franchises with the creation of LEGO® Rock Band®. The unique family-friendly music experience is currently in development by TT Games in partnership with…


Come learn about DPM at Tech-Ed 2009

I have a full line-up for Tech-Ed 2009 and System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Sp1 – May 11-15, 2009. May 11, 2:45-4:00 PM VIR04-INT Why Virtualization and Data Protection are Better Together May 12, 10:15-11:30 AM MGT204 Technical Introduction to Data Protection Manager 2007 sp1 May 12, 1:00-2:15 PM MGT316 Protecting Applications with Data…

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Come learn about DPM at MMS 2009

The only thing more fun than Las Vegas in the Springtime has got to be the DPM sessions at the Microsoft Management Summit 2009 (MMS-2009.com) – April 27 – May 1st. If you are coming – check out our DPM sessions: MONDAY         April 27 @ 1:30PM SO20 breakout session Ray Maker…


Xbox Live – Family Game Night – TONIGHT

Have you ever played Scrabble or Battleship with someone 1000 miles away?   Me neither – let’s try it !!   A few weeks ago, the fun folks at Electronic Arts teamed with Hasbro to release several classic board games for the Xbox 360.  They are available via the Game Marketplace as Arcade titles for 800…

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DPM Disaster Recovery Webcast – April 15th

           What better day to talk about ‘disasters’ than tax day in the US !?! On Wednesday, April 15th, I’ll be giving a TechNet Webcast on ‘Disaster Recovery with Data Protection Manager and Iron Mountain’. http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032410562 It is 1PM Pacific, which makes it kind of late in the evening for my non-American friends – and…

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