Archive for August, 2008

How Can Somebody So Smart Do Such Stupid Things?

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Yes, stupid is a naughty word in the Crall household as is "shut up" and "I know" but in this case I think it fits.  Vlad has posted some incredibly stupid things (as he would be the first to admit) and then he posts stuff like this and just amazes ...

Dude! Get a Hair Cut!

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Found this little gem on YouTube today. 

The Future of WAPs

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

As many of you know I attend a fair amount of conferences and am privileged to see the latest and greatest in products, technologies and service offerings.  One that I saw recently that really "got my geek on" was by Bandspeed.  If you want to see how good it can ...

Take the SBS 2008 Technical Specialist Exam - FREE!

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Well free is relative. It will cost you an hour or two.  This is actually an opportunity to learn what will be on the final exam.  If you take this SBS 2008 Beta exam you will be exposed to 60% of the questions from the final exam so even if ...

SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference News

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

This just in on the wire (OK, it's not a wire but it sounds cool!) PRESS RELEASE SMB Nation 2008 Fall Conference to Hold Launch Party: Small Business Server 2008 and Essential Business Server 2008. MarketPlace Expo SOLD OUT! Seattle, WA – August 22, 2008 - Boasting a completely sold out tradeshow hall ...

MSP Revolution - September 4-7 in Chicago

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

You won't want to miss this.  Each speaker has built multimillion dollar Managed Services companies and they are going to share their knowledge & experience with you! Joe Panettieri, MSP Mentor: Joe will kick us off Thursday evening with an interactive discussion on the State of the Industry presentation and Q&A Ron ...

Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Online Windows Small Business Server 2008 Training Webcasts Some great, free SBS2008 webcasts coming soon, a series of 8! WES02PAL:  Windows SBS 2008 Core Technical Training, Part 1 of 8: Introduction Presented by David Fabritius, Nicholas King and Michael Toot Thursday, August 21, 2008 10:00-11:00am Pacific Time (US & Canada) (GMT-07:00) PLC Registration Link Live Meeting ...

Microsoft to Offer an MSP Platform? Count on it!

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Pay attention folks!  Keep your eye on the ball!  The managed service industry is changing as fast as technology itself.  Do you hear any changes coming your way?  To quote my favorite movie, "Hear that Mr. Anderson?  That is the sound of inevitability." Next thing you know, Microsoft will be displacing ...

Autotask on a Mac?

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

I can assure you that multi-browser compatibility has been the hottest topic on the Autotask User CommunITy feature request forum.  Leave it to the brainyacks at Calyptix Security to find a possible solution using a third party software that allows you to run IE on a Mac or Linux.  While ...

SBS 2008 Partner Group Tour Registration Now Open

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

  The creators of Small Business Server 2008 are coming to a city near you! The engineering team that built Small Business Server 2008 is traveling to 15 cities across the United States, showcasing the new technology in the latest version of the award-winning product. Hear first-hand from the creators and ask those ...