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11 Reasons why today is a day to remember…

Have you ever looked back and seen days that may not have seemed like a big deal when they took place, but in retrospect were days that you will remember for a long time to come?  Well, I believe today is one of those days.  Why?  I’m glad you asked. Now you might think it… Read more

Microsoft Office 365 – Videos, demos, resources, and more information for you

Earlier today, I posted about our Microsoft Office 365 announcement as well as the announcement of the beta for Microsoft Office 365.  In that post I included several links to things like the beta program, Microsoft partner page for Microsoft Office 365, the Microsoft Office 365 website, the Microsoft Office 365 Twitter & Facebook accounts,… Read more

Introducing Microsoft Office 365: Bringing the power of big business IT to the masses and outlining a new frontier for the Office business!

Today in San Francisco, with customers and partners, Microsoft is very happy to announce Microsoft Office 365, which brings with it a transformational moment for Microsoft and the solutions we provide to companies around the world, as well as outlining a new frontier for our Microsoft Office business. According to Kurt DelBene, President of the… Read more

Microsoft 50%* off N-2 promotion continued through end of 2010

You asked for it and you’ve got it!  Ever since the original announcement at the beginning of 2010 that Microsoft would be expanding the list of qualifying products for the 50%* upfront discount through our Open Value Subscription program to include versions that are two versions old (N-2), the excitement has been great!  As you… Read more

Microsoft October security updates & webcast, plus security resources for you

Yesterday, as part of our routine monthly security update cycle, Microsoft released 16 new security updates to address identified vulnerabilities.  If you were following my Twitter feed yesterday, you probably saw a few announcements I made about this.  For those of you not yet following my Twitter feed or who may have missed the information… Read more

Windows Phone 7 information and resources – Everything you love, easier and faster.

As a follow-up to the announcements made earlier in the Microsoft and AT&T press conference about the Windows Phone 7 that took place this morning I thought I would post here on the blog with some additional information as well as consolidate some of the information I shared through my Twitter account this morning during… Read more

Win a free pass to Executive Insights, DC

If you have followed my blog for some time, you know that every now and then I like to run some form of giveaway or contest just for fun.  Today, I am happy to tell you about a contest that is available, courtesy of Dux Raymond Sy (@meetdux), whom some of you may recall helped… Read more

Tomorrow, Microsoft Security Essentials becomes FREE to Small Businesses

Ever since I posted my, “Announcing: Microsoft Security Essentials available FREE to Small Businesses in October!” post here on the blog back on September 22nd, one of the top questions I have been receiving is, “When in ‘early October’ does this change take place allowing small businesses to use Microsoft Security Essentials on up to… Read more

Microsoft Kinect – One month until the gaming & entertainment world changes forever!

One month from today, November 4, 2010, the gaming and entertainment world will change in a fantastic way.  Why?  Because November 4, 2010 is the release date of Microsoft Kinect, formerly known as Project Natal, from Microsoft!    Now while this post is not directly related to business software or business computing, Microsoft Kinect is one… Read more

How to become a Microsoft MVP, find a Microsoft MVP, nominate a Microsoft MVP, and more

Last week there were a number of announcements and congratulations being made and passed around online as numerous announcements of new and renewed Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) we being made.  It is always an exiting time when these announcements are made and quite often, it is also a time when several questions seem to… Read more