Because I had nothing else to do…

A couple of months ago I set up an inbox rule to send the notification mails from my website monitoring service direct to my mail client’s deleted items folder.  From the alerts it was obvious that the www.WITPro.ca website was offline and not responding. Of course I needed a rule in place to keep my mobile device from buzzing every 15 minutes, and I guess there could have been other ways to solve that particular problem. The system that powered our public website was a shared system; the server issue also affected some other Canadian IT Pro and/or Developer groups … Continue reading Because I had nothing else to do…

Server 2012 Deep Dive (Camp)

​Microsoft presents a Server 2012 Deep Dive camp this week in Winnipeg!  It’s happening at the Microsoft offices on March 7, 2013, it is free to attend, and trainers are coming in to deliver content from Toronto. The announcement: http://blogs.technet.com/b/cdnitmanagers/archive/2013/01/29/more-it-camps-windows-server-2012-and-windows-8.aspx Registration Link: https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032541812&culture=en-CA Hope to see you there!

Exciting upcoming WITPro events!

I’ve been asked a lot about WITPro events recently… when’s the next event? … what are the topics we’re bringing to the group next?  … these are the most common questions I hear.  And in discussions with folks, there has been universal agreement that Hyper-V and Lync are the hot topics that IT pros in this community are interested in! I don’t have any official announcements to make yet, but I can tell you that we’re investing in a Microsoft program that will bring a Hyper-V lab day 6 hour session (actually, two days!  one weekend event, and a weekday … Continue reading Exciting upcoming WITPro events!