Windows Server 2008 R2 Branch Office: Features to Empower the Cloud

If you are involved at all with Microsoft on a professional level, you could not miss the fact that Microsoft is lugging the Juggernaut that it is toward Cloud computing. Branch Office is a logical intermediary step in the strategy since technology that Microsoft develops here will be leveraged to connect to a platform in the cloud like Windows Azure. Over the remainder of the month I am going to deep dive on new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 and Win7 as they relate to Branch Offices. I will talk about strategies for mitigating common problems and provide an in … Continue reading Windows Server 2008 R2 Branch Office: Features to Empower the Cloud

Twilio – Programing Voice Interactive Web Applications and telephony – WOW

Every now and then I understand how Microsoft works. I am not going to explain it but this next generation of programs helps me solve some telephony questions I have had with Microsoft’s strategy. WOW. Twilio gets me going on intrigue. Sexy Name? No. Intriguing simplicity and progamability? Yes. Check out this simple ‘how to’ to understand what Twilio offers in the way of voice and phone programability from a web infrastrucutre perspective. http://www.twilio.com/how-twilio-works Jeff Loucks Available Technology