Archive for June, 2005

Windows 2000 enters extended support today

Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that Windows 2000 came out, easing our Windows NT woes, simplifying the IT administrators job, and opening the doors to a new generation of server product?

Well, believe it or not, as of today, Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional enter “Extended Support,” meaning that customers will now have to pay for most support options, with the exception of security patches. Microsoft provides full support for products for 5 years, and after that they enter the “Extended Support” phase.

A lot of our clients are still running Windows 2000 servers, and this by no means More >

Great Time at DevTeach

I had a great time at DevTeach last week (June 19-21, 2005) in Montreal, Canada. It was held at Le Centre Sheraton, which is just an absolutely beautiful hotel. I would definitely recommend this conference to anyone looking for an affordable alternative to DevConnections or TechEd. I am hoping to attend next year as well.

Of course, I was there armed with my Tablet PC (albeit usually plugged in because the battery has been performing so poorly), taking copious notes. If anyone is interested in obtaining a copy of my notes, just drop me a line using the contact link on my More >