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Microsoft Release ‘System Center Data Protection Manager 2010’

20.4.2010 by James Crawshaw

In a technology refresh of the Data Protection Manager product, Microsoft have released not just updated support for their latest products but also new features and tweaks to existing features that DPM admins will no doubt find useful. Key additions…

MS Office 2010 released!

20.4.2010 by James Crawshaw

As previously posted Microsoft's flagship email server product, Exchange 2010, is RTM (released to manufacturing/publicly available). Hence its partner product - the client email application - Outlook 2010 has been eagerly awaited. The Office 2010 beta had been publicly available…

April 2010 Security Bulletin Release

14.4.2010 by James Crawshaw

Released on Tuesday 13th April 2010, this month's set of security bulletins from Microsoft to guard against potential vulnerabilities affects Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Exchange. The 11 security bulletins address 25 vulnerabilities: five rated Critical, five rated Important and…

April 2010 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

9.4.2010 by James Crawshaw

This 'Patch Tuesday' - for April 2010 - sees the release of 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities in Windows, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Exchange. The 'Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for April 2010' page here should be referenced for detailed…

March 2010 Security Bulletin Release – follow up

24.3.2010 by James Crawshaw

Following on from the early March post regarding Windows update releases, further feedback sessions hosted by Microsoft resulted in the following Q and A summary. Q: What is it about the Internet Explorer Pressing the F1 key that would trigger…

March 2010 Security Bulletin Release

11.3.2010 by James Crawshaw

Released on Tuesday 9th March 2010, this month's regular update to Microsoft software to keep those bugs at bay (and keep our software secure!) involves two product areas; Office and Windows. Both have a single Security Bulletin - meaning a…

Best Value Web Hosting Solution?

3.2.2010 by James Crawshaw

This is a great question – it throws all sorts of variables in to the mix and is one of those questions which can torment even the most savvy of us. Whether it’s what processor, which service provider or what…

We all Need a Little Help and Guidance Sometimes….

16.12.2009 by James Crawshaw

Something I've never blogged on but often take advantage of are the Microsoft Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guides. A quick look at what they cover..... "Guidance that aims to clarify and streamline the planning and design process for Microsoft® infrastructure…

Murdoch’s Toll Booth in the Sea

4.12.2009 by Mother Superior

Rupert Murdoch would have us all believe that "paying for content online is right and that aggregators like Google that use newspaper content but don't pay for it are doing something wrong." (BBC article). And he's actually got a level…

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by James Crawshaw

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…