How to Convert Live Meetings into a Movie

As you know here at Microsoft we run a lot of Live Meetings.  Now should you also use Live Meeting you might be wondering how to convert your recording into a video.  Typically if you’re saving your recording offline you can only record as an HFP (High fidelity presentation).  Which doesn’t work on your ipod/zune…


Running WSS on Windows Web Server 2008

Ever wanted a way to give anonymous access to information using a technology like SharePoint? Earlier today I was discussing how Windows Web Server 2008 enables you to do just that. The scenario is you have a bunch of information that you want to share and you don’t have the requirement to authenticate every single…


Microsoft SMB study

Yesterday we released a report that investigated what are the trends in SMB IT.  The crux of the research pointed out some interesting factors – especially when considered in today’s more complex economy. Spend your IT money wisely <snip> http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/mar09/03-25SMBTechnologyPR.mspx Because SMBs typically lack the resources or technical expertise necessary to evaluate and implement advanced…

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Windows Mobile + SBS & EBS Partner Training

Two fresh courses came out yesterday, both focusing around Windows Mobile and SBS and EBS. They should take about 20 minutes to complete and at the end you’ll be able to deploy Windows Mobile (and iPhone) devices with SBS and EBS. Title PLC Registration URL Deploying Windows Small Business Server 2008 with Windows Mobile 6…


Partner webcasts get expanded

This week Canada added a series on both SBS and EBS covering deep dive technical training.  These are a great series and include click through HOL online. Labcast: Implementing and Administering Windows® Small Business Server 2008 This Labcast series provides you with the necessary knowledge to plan and implement Windows Small Business Server 2008. You…


SBS Repair documentation now complete

A big day here today at the SBS headquarters – the repair documentation for SBS is now complete.  There’s lots of goodness in these docs not just for SBS’ers but also those of you that want to build advanced Windows Server 2008 scenarios.  Check out the links below; http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430085.aspx Windows Small Business Server 2008 Repair…


Where EBS fits in – InfoWorld article

Check out this article from InfoWorld talking about EBS and where it fits in amongst the Microsoft and broader server line up. My favorite quote that hits the nail on the head “One of the biggest dilemmas in a midsize business is not the quality of your administrators (typically, they are some of the most…


All of Office opened in 0.5 Seconds

Caught this tonight and it’s too good not to share.  Techo’s at Samsung mount 24 SSD drives to generate 2GB/s throughput.  Check it out below.  


5w/50 upcoming events

You might remember last year we contributed to the 5w/50 series.  This year we also have a number of sessions coming from the US team that a definitely worth checking out.  I’ve listed them all below so you can take a look and see what tickles your fancy. Small Business Server 2008 and Windows Mobile…

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SBS MVP corner – TechNet

You may have noticed over the last few months that technet is looking very different.  As we’ve  been migrating over to our new platform, we’ve also been able to take advantage of new features.  SBS and EBS just so happened to be timed about the right time for us to be the amongst the first…