Archive for August, 2007

Microsoft to buy RIM?

Friday, August 31st, 2007

I'm not sure about you but I would be happy if I never saw another BES in life!  So will the acquisition of RIM by MS allow us to actually integrate those BlackBerrys with Exchange directly?  Now before you get too excited about death of BES I should point out ...

Do you have IT?

Friday, August 31st, 2007

  My fellow SBSC PAL up North as released a book that many of you may find of interest.  If you would like a preview of what you find in his new book just subscribe to his blog.

The New Generation of Microsoft Certifications

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

So I was out in Redmond this week working on a new exam (that I can't tell you about yet) and while there I got a better understanding of the new Technical Specialist Exams.  Up till now I had not realized how big the changes were in the new certifications ...

Amy Luby, Chris Rue and Myself Chime in on WHS

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

So are you excited about WHS?  Seems we are.  Check out the buzz in CRN.

The Price is Right

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Seems StorageCraft is shareing their success with a great offer for .existing resellers.  This is a great deal!  If you are not a reseller than I suggest you get engaged soon.  Valued StorageCraft Resellers;  To show our appreciation for your support we would like to provide a free NFR download of ShadowProtect IT ...

500+ Riff-Raff Scheduled to Swarm Seattle

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

  It's official!  I'm sitting next to Beatrice this morning in a meeting and she is excited to announce that attendence for SMB Nation 2007 has now passed 500.  See you there!

SE SMB Event - Home Grown!

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

If you are in the Southeast please consider joining your peers for what promises to be a productive time for those that have to wear many hats in their IT business.  Here are the details of this event in Raleigh. Email from Allen: I Need a Little Help It is no secret that ...

Things that make an MSP go Hmmm…

Friday, August 24th, 2007

So Vlad, Dave Sobel and I sitting at lunch yesterday doing what we do best - making fun of each other, our customers and if you are reading this, probably you.  We came up with a few new SLA rules, ideas and points to ponder that I thought were worth sharing.  ...

G&V Tour Date Announced!

Friday, August 24th, 2007

For those of you anxiously refreshing the TicketMaster screens, your wait is over.  G&V has announced their first official tour date as Sept. 30th at 9PM in the Marriott Redmond Town Center Hotel.  You can catch your favorite songs performed live including these smash hits: Goodbye BSOD, Hello UAC Why Can't it Wait ...

Spelled Dell or Duhh?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

 Do you buy their products?  Do your customers?  Do you trust them with your customers?  Seems like a dumb question but apparently Dell needed to survey us to find out if we trust them.  Between throwing an awesome Dell Delegate reception and the midnight volley ball in the pool at XChange in ...