Category: Microsoft

Microsoft Roll Back on IUR Decision

Wow. That didn’t take long. Microsoft have announced that they are rolling over back on their decision to implement changes to the Partner Program, for this year at least. ZDnet report states Microsoft stated “We appreciate your feedback, apologize for the confusion this caused some members of our partner community, and look forward to growing our partnership with you in… Read more →

Microsoft Flight Simulator Returns

Its not often I get that feeling of being a kid again, but let me tell you… the moment I saw the E3 announcement about Flight Simulator returning to us, it all came flowing back. It was actually the reason I even came back here to look at my blog and think about putting it back to work. This… for… Read more →

Microsoft ending Internal Use Rights for Partners

Microsoft this week have made, what some consider, a massive statement to their Partners. No more Internal Use Rights (IUR) for you. The message has not gone down well with Partners around the globe, and a petition was already setup and is heading towards 3000 signatures at the time of writing. Microsoft Inspire is a week away, and I would… Read more →

Resizing an Azure Debian OS Disk – 2018

Yes yes, its been a while.  Frankly I forgot I had a blog.  I am mainly posting this for my own later self googling, because I keep forgetting things in my old age, but I hope it helps you too! For some time now my company has been providing Azure hosting services, and more and more those servers that are… Read more →

The ex Naked MVP

Over a decade as a Microsoft MVP, and this year I have not been re-awarded.    Unfortunately due to business commitments and lack of engagement with Microsoft in 2015 this is the end result. I have to be honest, it was time!   I couldn’t keep up any more with the award commitments. Family and Business are just about enough… Read more →

Windows 10 Editions Announced

I get questions about Windows 10 almost daily, so fresh off the Microsoft Blog, here are the Windows 10 Editions announced today.   Windows 10 is coming this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages. Today, we are excited to share more details on the Windows 10 Editions. We designed Windows 10 to deliver a more personal computing experience across… Read more →