Concerned by Sinowal?

Like me you may have read on the BBC’s web site today about a ‘Trojan virus steals banking info’ ….now I normally pass these articles by knowing the truth BUT I’m aware that to some they will take this as ‘read’ and worry. So here’s the background. It seems that the BBC and other sources…

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Out of Band Security Bulletin released

Folks, just in case you’ve not picked this up elsewhere you should know that we have released an out of band security update. As you know this isn’t usual and therefore you should carefully review the information here. It’s worth noting that for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 this is a Critical level patch,…

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Watch This: Windows Vista Performance…under the hood

Vista performance is something that I often discuss with customers that I meet. Therefore, let me recommend good use of one hour and suggest that you watch this webcast from the Springboard series of Vista Resources. Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable Under the Hood: Windows Vista Performance…Need Answers? Join Mark Russinovich and a panel of industry…

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Free Gartner reports on Vista and MDOP

The reports will be here until 12th March 2009 Quantifying the Value of Microsoft’s Desktop Optimization Pack http://mediaproducts.gartner.com/reprints/microsoft/vol4/article6/article6.html How to Quantify the Value of Software Assurance for Windows Client http://mediaproducts.gartner.com/reprints/microsoft/vol4/article5/article5.html Understand the Risks of Skipping Windows Vista http://mediaproducts.gartner.com/reprints/microsoft/vol4/article4/article4.html

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Be loud and proud – I’m a PC!!

so the ad campaign has really started now. As reported yesterday the New York Times has some good quality analysis on the campaign – and I’ve read some low quality analysis…. But this is the trust of it – I’m a PC, there’s a BILLION others like me, and we interoperate and communicate freely, there’s…

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Roll-up, come get your Microsoft Ads…

So Steve has the scoop here, and apparently (I’m offline right now) the New York Times has the scoop. I’m at a Microsoft internal conference in Florida this week and at lunchtime we had a preview of some Windows 7 Enterprise features (cool 🙂 ), and also some of the Videos that are coming down…

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Vista Security Saves me….

OK so I knew that this was Malware – AND I executed it on purpose to see which security system on my machine would pick it up, or I knew I faced a rebuild! Look what happened – I opened the e-mail just like my mother might do, double clicked on the attachment (a zip),…

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The Optimised Desktop - What and how?

You will have probably heard Microsoft talking about our Dynamic IT vision, especially if you’ve seen anything of the Virtualisation launch this week. An essential ingredient of this is the Optimised Desktop, and this is something that I often discuss with customers so I thought I would post an overview of WHAT it is, and…

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Businesses warned not to skip Vista - from CIO.com

For some reason this post never got published and was sitting in my ‘drafts’ folder in Live Writer. Oh well, it’s still more than a current topic of conversation. Hope this helps… This  article has just been brought to my attention – Businesses warned not to skip Vista – News – CIO UK – Business…

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Windows Vista and Office Deployment Days Slides

Hi, Over the last two weeks I’ve had the pleasure of ‘tail-ending’ the keynote talks at two Windows Vista and Office 2007 deployment days. I’ll follow this post with an overview of what I said about Windows Vista, and deploying it, but I here I am posting my slides for those of you who attended…

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