Happy Holidays (warning geek content)

I am ready to take a break for Christmas.  If you look back, I have done almost 90 post in the last 45 days. I leave this last one for the year with you.  I wanted to make you laugh and put you in the Holiday mood.  You know I am into weather (as most…


Travel with Microsoft Products

As you know I travel a bunch, here is a great video showing off a bunch of these tools I use every day.  Enjoy.


TechNet Radio Community Corner: Microsoft MVP, Mitch Garvis talks Private Cloud

About This Video In today’s Community Corner, John Weston interviews Microsoft Windows Expert MVP, Mitch Garvis to the show. Tune in as they have a candid conversation on Hyper-V vs. VMware as well what role VDI and Thin Client will play in the future of the Private Cloud. Click here to Download the Latest Evaluation…


Hyper-V Architecture Poster

These posters have been very popular over the years and the Hyper-V one has been updated to support Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX which are now available as part of SP1. The picture of the poster is below along with a download link. You can download a copy of the PDF of this updated poster here….


This Keyboard is going on my Christmas list!

With tablet purchases expected to increase 81 percent from now until 2015, laptops and tablets have become essential technology tools both at work and home, and often our fingers and wrists suffer especially when confined to an on-screen keyboard. Today, Microsoft Hardware offers a more comfortable keyboard experience with the new Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000…


Veeam: NFR license for Veeam Backup & Replication V6!

Everyone loves to get an early Christmas present well this year, Veeam has a great gift you can unwrap today. Today they announced a holiday gift for VMware vExperts, VMware Certified Professionals, VMware Certified Instructors, VMUG members, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals, and Microsoft Certified Professionals. Last year they delivered a free gift and this year…


Office 365 complies with US and EU Standards for Data Protection and Security, only Major Cloud Service to get approved

REDMOND, Wash. — Dec. 14, 2011 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next-generation cloud productivity service, is the first and only major cloud-based platform to offer leading information privacy and security standards for customers operating in the European Union and United States. As part of its contractual commitment to customers,…


11 Favorite Microsoft Moments of 2011

Generally I don’t like those Year end Review, or my favorite things of the year type post, but I ran across this today on our Microsoft Presspass.  In a big company like Microsoft, we get so focused on the daily activities we forget some of the amazing things that happened this year.  What an Amazing…


OneNote released for the iPad

Today, just in time for the holidays, we’re releasing OneNote 1.3 for iOS. Since the launch of OneNote for iPhone nearly a year ago, a recurring request from our customers has been for a version that can be used more easily on the iPad’s larger screen. We’re happy to announce that today’s new release of…


Lync 2010 Client for Windows Phone

Lync 2010 for Windows Phone extends the power of Lync to your mobile device – including rich presence, instant messaging, audio conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface. Key Features: View colleagues’ availability in real time and select the best way to communicate – initiating an instant message (IM), email, or a phone…