Archive for May, 2009

A funny / sad comment about the economy

Monday, May 18th, 2009

At TechEd USA in Los Angeles last week, Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President of Windows Business at Microsoft, made a comment which was funny but also sad: I’m a technologist, so I can’t tell you where the economy will be in 6 month. A bad message is – a economist can’t tell you either.

Contacts displayed as containers

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

At TechEd I was staffing the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory-Booth. We had a lot of interesting questions, scenarios and discussions there. One interesting issue was a customer who asked us why his contacts in Active Directory are being displayed as containers and how he can take it off. Actually this took us some […]

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 availability announced for the holiday season

Monday, May 11th, 2009

I do have to say that I’m super-excited – or as Mark Russinovich tries to introduce the term … “Hyper-Excited” (Mark: would this be Hyper-E? – just kidding). Bill Veghte (Sr. Vice President, Windows Business, Microsoft) and Ian McDonald (General Manager for Windows Server at MS) have introduced this morning at TechEd in Los Angeles […]