2008 Server and Vista SP2

Microsoft has released a major update this last week.   Service Pack 2 has been released for Vista. A service pack is a bunch of updates, security stability, and functionality related, all rolled up into one update.   We strongly recommend loading Service Pack 2 on all computers running Vista. If you have dialup internet, downloading it will

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To Virtualize or Not to Virtualize?

By Brian McMurtry Senior Network Engineer/Project Manager On-Site Computer Solutions As a Systems Administrator,  my passion is test-driving products that can significantly improve the quality or quantity of work productivity for my clients.  As a consultant, it’s vital to be well-acquainted with those products that will maximize the company’s bottom line.  It is also critical

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Microsoft Launches SBS 2008

Today is the official launch date for Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 and the new Microsoft offering, Microsoft Essential Server Solutions. Essential Server Solutions (or Windows Essential Business Server) is a new package that Microsoft is offering as part of the Small Business Server Premium offering. What’s cool about EBS is that it provides a license for

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On-Site Achieves Microsoft Networking Infrastructure Solutions Competency

On-Site and its technicians are excited to have achieved the Microsoft Networking Infrastructure Solutions Competency. This competency is for Microsoft technology partners who have proven their proficiency in crafting and implementing infrastructure solutions for small to midsize businesses that include Windows Server Solutions based on the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Windows 2000 Server operating system,

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