SkyDrive app for iPhone and Windows Phone 7.5 released

Today we released apps for SkyDrive from your phone.  If you aren’t familiar with what SkyDrive is, its free for live or Hotmail users. You can store up to 25 Gb of files for free. There is a max size of 100 meg per file.  But now you can access these apps from your phones….


Hybrid Cloud Webcast

TechNet Video:  A Tale of Two Clouds: The Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Solution Download WMV Download | WMA | MP3 Using a public cloud has too many security concerns for some companies. And small companies may be too small for a private cloud. A hybrid cloud solution takes the best advantage of the cloud and still…


System Center 2012 Downloads

  Are you ready to try the latest on System Center 2012 Betas and Release Candidates? Go to https://aka.ms/syscntr  and get the latest downloads.


Microsoft Answer Desk

Did you know about www.answerdesk.com?  Interesting way to do support. Most things are $99 or personalized 1-1 training for $49 an hour go check it out. Our Answer Techs can help you with all Windows and Office software. Learn more about Software Support. Speed means efficiency. Let our Answer Techs optimize the performance of your…


Sailing Fun

  Every now and they I like to post something fun and none-technical.  This is a video of my son who is in college sailing on a Club 420, same type boat I sailed in college. I thought he was studying for finals, but I see he recording this recently on our Go Pro camera. …


Hyper-V Security Guide

  I continue to be amazed at the useful stuff on technet.com  I ran across this the other day, looking something up about Hyper-V. Security is always top of mind these days, so I thought I would share our Hyper-V Security Guide. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd569113.aspx Download This Solution Accelerator Launch the download of the Hyper-V Security Guide….


System Center 2012 Virtual Labs just released

Today Microsoft has made 4 new free virtual labs available. This gives you a great opportunity to try out some of the basic operations of some of the new suite of System Center tools. TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Operations Manager 2012: Infrastructure and Application Performance Monitoring http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9792430 TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Virtual Machine…


Problems with my Lync recordings SOLVED!

I use Lync all the time, huge fan of it. Recently I have used it a bunch to record my presentations, others presentations all kinds of fun stuff.   I moved some files off one PC on to another that hadn’t been published yet.  I couldn’t find it to publish it.    Well I am lazy, so…

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Windows 8 Introducing Windows Store for Developers

Yesterday in San Francisco we had an event called Windows Store Preview. Antoine Leblond revealed the business terms and apps that will be available in the Store at Windows 8 Beta. Here is a video of what he demoed: https://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Previewing-The-Windows-Store     Steven Sinofsky also wrote about this event on his blog: demonstrated the design,…


Big Data and “Data Explorer”

I was reading on the Microsoft Next blog yesterday and Steve Clayton was talking about Big Data and our plans for it. His post is here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/next/archive/2011/12/06/big-data-and-microsoft-s-codename-data-explorer.aspx I thought I would include it here: I’m fascinated with the potential for using big data at the moment. Of course Big Data (note the capitals) is one…