I found out today via some MVP buddies, that Microsoft have released a free 25GB upgrade for users of SkyDrive. You can find out more about it here. I’ve used SkyDrive in the past but have more recently moved everything over to TrendMicro SafeSync for Business which suits me just fine. I did that because I could not get more than the 7GB with SkyDrive and with … [Read more...]
Cloud Hype – is it just hype?
Fellow SBS MVP Tim Barrett has a good post here about how Microsoft believe that 58% of our SMB clients want to move to the cloud as it will make them more competitive. He goes on to say that many clients are moving to the cloud simply so they won’t get left behind. Personally I think that there are much better things that customers can do to make themselves more competitive … [Read more...]
Desktop to Cloud Event
Robert Crane has come up with another training offering, this time focused on the desktop to cloud migration. He’s launched the event which will be held in May (that’s just next month!) This event will consist of two tracks, one for consumers and one for IT Professionals and will provide the latest information on desktop software like Windows 8, Office 2010 as well as … [Read more...]
Office 365 for SBS 2011 Essentials – Finally Released
Last week, Microsoft quietly released the final version of the Office 365 Integration Module for SBS 2011 Essentials. They did this not with a lot of fanfare, but a simple blog post here. They seem to have forgotten to notify the beta testers as well in their rush to make the holiday season. Never mind though – we’ll forgive them this time. Long story short, … [Read more...]
Yes – it’s Friday and here’s an interesting spoof video that Microsoft have done that seriously does show what Gmail do with your mail… quite scary for most that don’t realise what is going on. … [Read more...]