Daylight Savings Changes – October 2008

It’s that time again, when Daylight Savings changes need to be applied.  Please read the guidance below and make sure you don’t get caught out…   In October this year, we will again be experiencing Daylight Savings changes in Australia. These changes can have a significant impact on business performance if not dealt with proactively….

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Is Your Mobile Phone Another Vital Organ?

Well, turns out mine is.  I’m in Sydney this week for the Unified Communications Voice Ignite workshop (and going to KL next week), and I forgot to pack two very critical pieces of hardware.  Firstly, my Western Digital 250Gb external drive.  Usually, that little thing goes everywhere with me.  Secondly, but what turns out to…

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OCS Edge Deployments

Ok, so we know the OCS 2007 Edge Server Deployment Guide has heaps of great details on how to get your Edge deployment up and running, but it can be a little confusing, especially around some of the different firewall scenario’s that people have.  Some people have plenty of external IP address, some don’t have…

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Long Time, No Blog

Wow, so I’ve just realised it’s been a couple of months since I’ve been blogging.  Things have been pretty crazy lately, with Christmas/New Year, tons of work going on, renovating rental properties, blah blah blah. Well now I’m back, so expect to see some more content coming soon. 

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Just Mo It – Week 1 Update

Well the Mo is coming along quite nicely, chicks dig it, and dudes tell me all the time they wish they were as manly as me.  Any-who, here’s my 1-week old Mo…   Technorati Tags: Movember

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Just Mo It

Gentleman, Are you ready to be challenged? We are now in Movember (the month formally known as November), and it’s time for you join up and help raise money and awareness about male health issues. The aim of Movember is to change these attitudes, make male health fun by putting the Mo back on the…

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X-Wing Update – it broke

Well they launched the Real Life X-Wing yesterday.  Check out the video for yourself, the story is to sad to tell… http://gizmodo.com/gadgets/boom/x+wing-rocket-launches-disintegrates-mid+air-307945.php  

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Real Life X-Wing

So this is a little off-topic for a techo’s blog, or some might think this is a very appropriate place for it.  This is so cool, a bunch of nerds have built a real Star Wars X-Wing, which they are actually going to fly!!!  It’s powered by four solid-fuel rocket engines complete with radio-controlled moving…

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Daylight Savings Time Updates

We’ve released some videos to detail how to handle the current round of DST updates. Check them out here… DST: How to Address Daylight Saving Time by Using the Exchange  Calendar Data Update Tool https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=341747 DST: Using the Outlook v2.0 Time Zone Data Update Tool https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=341649 DST: Cumulative Time Zone Update for Microsoft Windows https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=341535…

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New Windows Server Virtualization Video

Keith Combs has put together a great screencast video demonstrating the cool new features of Windows Server Virtualization, which will be available as a new role in Windows Server 2008 (actually it will RTM after Server 08 is released, but it’s very close). Check out the full post here… Windows Server 2008 screencast – Virtualization…

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