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2008 R2 Developer Training Course

11.11.2009 by James Crawshaw

Developers looking to take advantage of the new features in R2 should be delighted to hear about a new training kit made available for download by MS. https://channel9.msdn.com/learn/courses/WindowsServer2008R2/ Written up as “Not your average R2!”, the following comments found here,…

Go Windows 7

4.11.2009 by James Crawshaw

I cant advise this enough.  This is a great OS.  The Vista OS was good in my opinion and this is a better more streamlined version.  People state that Vista was buggy and sluggish - depends what you did with…

Fre-eBook

30.10.2009 by James Crawshaw

MS giving away stuff? Yep! the Multi-billion dollar company has released the Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 eBook - owing to the recent wave of R2 launches no doubt. If you fancy it, follow the link below .... https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/training/windowsserver.aspx

Web Developer? Need Maps?

28.10.2009 by James Crawshaw

Over at MS they're developing a whole load of web addons (as discussed in previous WebPI post). This particular little number might be useful for the wider community of developers who might not need such automated tools to configure their…

Getting Your Name Out is Still Important

27.10.2009 by Stephen McNamara

It is no surprise that over the last 18 months marketing spend has decreased as businesses tighten their belts against recession. Spending money on speculating for new customers always seems to be the first expense to be cut back. However,…

Google Goes from Strength to Strength

16.10.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Is there a more dominant business in its market than Google is today? The word ‘giant’ is over used to describe the size of companies but in Google’s case is seems inadequately small. So let’s say the galaxy-sized company this…

Exchange 2010 RTM

14.10.2009 by James Crawshaw

Last week, Microsoft Exchange 2010 reached the RTM milestone. That being the release to manufacture of the new Exchange server product - in other words, they have finished writing the code for the product and have sent it out to…

Web PI 2.0

7.10.2009 by James Crawshaw

This week, Microsoft launched their Web Platform Installer 2.0 tool. This simple to use, extremely lightweight piece of software allows end users to quickly and easily install a plethora of free Web Platform software. What's great about this is that…

Cloud options- vCloud, Azure, Microsoft etc

16.7.2009 by James Crawshaw

This morning I read Alan Muphys blog over at the Virtual DataCenter site. He talks about the vCloud, Azure and Microsoft. I dropped a comment on his site which is still in moderation as I type but I felt it…

Cloud Computing and the Microsoft Stack

23.4.2009 by James Crawshaw

One of the key buzz terms you can't possibly miss at the current time is 'Cloud Computing'. But - what really is 'cloud'? It's been defined by many in the press as a 'new era' of computing - but this…