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Fujitsu Siemens Innovations Contest

by Daniel Petri

I was asked by Fujitsu/Siemens to get the word on on their innovations contest. I thought that the contest was very unique, open to just about anyone on the planet earth, and could generate some amazing results! Do you have good ideas for data centers of the future? Submit your ideas and you could win… Read More

ISA 2004 SP3 Released

by Daniel Petri

Although Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 has been around for a while and has been superseded by ISA 2006, Microsoft has now released SP3 for ISA 2004. Service Pack 3 provides the latest updates to ISA Server 2004 Standard Edition, with increased security, enhanced troubleshooting tools, and improved log viewer functionality. This service… Read More

Microsoft launches Hyper-V beta 1

by Daniel Petri

Completely unexpected Microsoft launches the first beta of its upcoming hypervisor Hyper-V (formerly codename Viridian / Windows Server Virtualization). This first beta, initially planned for the end of this year, was later postponed to February 2008, in sync with the global launch of Windows Server 2008 (formerly known as "Longhorn"). But Microsoft put a great… Read More

Changes in Vista Service Pack 1

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Scheduled to be released in the beginning of 2008, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) delivers improvements and enhancements to existing Vista features that significantly impact customers, but it does not deliver substantial new operating system features. Microsoft has published a comprehensive document outlining exactly what difference SP1 makes to Vista. See a download link… Read More

Cisco CCNP Product Release

by Daniel Petri

Cisco CCNP Training Videos – New Product Release Train Signal just released their Cisco CCNP CIT training course which is the final part of a four part series.  For those of you not familiar with Train Signal, their courses are very practical; designed to teach you “real world” skills and prepare you for certification exams. … Read More

Windows Server 2008 is RTM

by Daniel Petri

Windows Server 2008 is RTM After more than 3 years of hard work and with over 5000 people working full time on it, Windows Server 2008 was finally released to manufacturing (RTM) today and will be available for purchase to new customers on March 1, 2008. ISO images can already be downloaded from the Microsoft… Read More

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is RTM

by Daniel Petri

Almost exactly one year since the first release of Windows Vista to the market in 2007, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) was released to manufacturing (RTM) today and will start being available to customers in March, starting with Microsoft Volume Licensing customers. The first available languages for download are English, French, Spanish, German and… Read More