Windows PowerShell, which reminds me of the old days of RedHat 5.x which I was into Linux firm deeply coding bash, cpp and things like that, is out for Windows Vista. I am willing to see the Longhorn Server with PowerShell so that it makes it easier, specially for System Administrators scripting easier rather than using Dos Command Prompt & VBScript, what we are doing right now on our Windows Server platforms.
All items for January, 2007
Resolutions Enterprise Ltd. has published a nice article on making the Exchange 2007 migration decision easier. If you are into an enterprise, go for it!
It looks as Google, is going to change the VoIP industry forever competing with Telcos. Read More . . .
There were rumors of the Vista as the last OS from Microsoft and myself was thinking somehow the same, not exactly but a big change… But read PC World’s interview with Steve Ballmer on the feature of Windows.
If you want to charge somebody $0.10 or $1 a month, that will just be a click…you won’t have to manage some funny thing or pay some big credit charge, where half of it goes to the clearing, Gates said.
Web 2.0 is getting into the scene step by step, Web 3.0 got the meaning some time ago and now… Web 4.0!
As you all have noticed, Atlas… err, Microsoft AJAX v1.0 released lastly this week. But I second Michael Schwarz in terms of AJAX security.
SaaS game is growing up…Microsoft planned data center is even bigger than the current The Planet ones which is 147,000 square feet in six facilities.
Star-Telegram: “SAN ANTONIO – Microsoft today announced plans to build a 550 (M) million dollar data center in northwest San Antonio. The site will house Microsoft’s growing online services. The 400,000-square-foot facility will be the software giant’s first major data center in Texas. The complex will house tens of thousands of computers for delivery of products like Microsoft’s Windows Live services, which include everything from instant messaging to mail.”
The Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) is best-practice guidance for desktop deployment. BDD is targeted at companies that want to reduce deployment time, effort, and cost by increasing the level of automation. It allows administrators to deploy desktops with Zero Touch and Lite Touch interaction at the target PCs. This solution also helps organizations move to a managed environment with standardized desktop images. Read More . . .
It looks as Microsoft and Nortel came together for Unified Messaging as of Innovative Communications Alliance. Assume integration of Exchange Server 2007, Office Communicator 2007 and Nortel PBX. Too costy I guess but pretty awesome.