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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Although Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 has been around for a while and has been superseded by ISA 2006, Microsoft has now released SP3 for ISA 2004.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

Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 is RTM

by Daniel Petri

3 years after the acquisition of Connectix, Microsoft finally releases an enterprise class management tool for Virtual Server: Virtual Machine Manager 2007, included in System Center management family. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager provide a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center that enables increased physical server utilization and centralized management of virtual… Read More

Microsoft Announcing Virtualization Solution Accelerators for Upcoming Windows Server 2008 Launch

by Daniel Petri

Published on the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Team Blog, Microsoft has announced the upcoming release of several Virtualization Solution Accelerators aimed at helping IT professionals and consultants accelerate adoption and deployment of Microsoft virtualization technologies including Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Virtual Server 2005 R2, Terminal Services, Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid), System Center Virtual Machine… Read More

Office System (2003) Gold (RTM) Patches

by Daniel Petri

Office System (2003) Gold (RTM) Patches You should consider installing SP2 Office System 2003 Service Pack 2 was released in the end of September 2005. You can download SP2 for Office System 2003 right here: Download Office System 2003 SP2 - Client only (50.5mb) Download Office System 2003 SP2 - Full administrative installation (101mb) For… 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

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