Archive for February, 2008

Get Your Vista SP1

Friday, February 15th, 2008

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Last Day to Enter for Total Tech Makeover

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Today is you last day for your customers to enter the Microsoft SBSC $100,000 Total Tech Makeover contest.  Don't miss out!

Snom VoIP Phones for Sale - CHEAP!

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

After reading this article about all that ways hackers can use or trash my old Snom phones I think I will stick with my new Polycom 501 phones.  While a Snom may run half the price (or less) of a comparable Polycom or Cisco, I guess you get what you ...

Vista Capable Lawsuit Looming?

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

While I knew my GE Microwave wasn't really Vista capable as we set fire attempting to reheat coffee in an MS Partner branded mug, I did believe my new $1500 laptop was.  It took me 6 months to get all the hardware to work correctly in Vista Ultimate.  Am I ...

Handy Tool for P2V Recovery with VMware

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Thanks to Zachary from Mytech Partners for sharing this little gem of a tool that allows you to mount virtual disk images.  This would have been real handy during a couple of our last recovery's when we recovered P2V with StorageCraft images to a virtual temp server.  The system drive ...

StorageCraft Beats Paragon and Acronis

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Besides the ever watching eyes of the SBS community it looks like the good folks at StorageCraft have had their amazing ShadowProtect product put through some more scrutiny.  This time by PC Magazine.  Check out this review for those of you looking for a good great backup solution.

Response Point Status Monitor Update

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Previously I talked about my installation of Response Point Status Monitor on my SBS.  While initially I was not so excited about the lack of obvious customization potential available to the admin, I did get a link to the Integration Docs from the RP team and today saw the following in ...

Bubble is getting Bigger and Bigger and Bigger and…

Friday, February 1st, 2008

I'm out here in Redmond today for the last day of a week's worth of work on a "Training and Testing Exercise".  The buzz among the softies is all about Web2.0 (wishing they had purchased Yahoo! stock already) and in light of yesterday's Google stock market ride with today's news ...