Happy Data Privacy Day … from System Center

  originally posted on Yes, it really is an established day.  Check out http://dataprivacyday2010.org/: Data Privacy Day is an international celebration of the dignity of the individual expressed through personal information.  In this networked world, in which we are thoroughly digitized, with our identities, locations, actions, purchases, associations, movements, and histories stored as so many…


Are You A Collaboration Basket Case?

  originally posted on As an old-school backup guy, one of my favorite sayings is: “If you are putting all your eggs in one basket, it better be a good basket” It’s true for Virtualization (which I will talk about in a future post) and it’s true for collaboration platforms like Exchange or SharePoint.  And…


TechTarget write-up on DPM 2010

Hi DPM Fans !! Yesterday, we did a TechNet webcast on what is coming in just a few weeks with the Release Candidate for DPM 2010. Well, “Good news travels fast”, as our friends at SearchWindowsServer.com (Tech Target) have already done a write-up on what they heard. Other than one misspelling of “DMP” (which I…


Xbox Family Game Recommendation : Cars Race-O-Rama

If you liked the first Cars game from Disney and THQ, then you ought to really, really like this one.  If you didn’t (but did like the movie), then you should still probably give this game a shot. Cars Race O Rama took the better parts of the original game and made them so much…


TechNet Webcast : DPM 2010 Release Candidate preview

DPM 2010 is getting sooooo close !! For months, it seemed far away, but with the calendar now officially 2010, it is time to sprint to the finish line.  Last year, I said that we would have a Release Candidate for DPM 2010 shortly after the holidays.  True to our word, please join us this…


A Kingdom for Keflings on Xbox Live Arcade (and on-sale thru Jan.10)

This is a really clever game that has captured my family’s heart.  In fact, I think that it is the only game that I have ever purchased twice.  We have two Xbox 360’s and it allows my kids and I to collaborate across systems.  Kingdom for Keflings is one of the first Xbox Live games…


Family Game Recommendation — LEGO : Rock Band

A big hat’s off and ‘thank you’ to the folks at LEGO and Harmony for a great game in LEGO: Rock Band For those that have read my blog before, you know that I am a big fan of all of the Lego titles, including Batman, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Battles.  And I have…