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January 6, 2009  9:37 PM

Winning contest entry for Tales from the Data Center

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Grand Prize Winner

An anonymous entry takes the Nintendo Wii grand prize.
Click to see why this member wishes to remain anonymous.

Data Center Contest: Now that’s what I call multitasking


Well folks, our whacky Tales from the Data Center contest has ended and the winner has been determined. The lucky winner wished to remain anonymous – but don’t miss the winning entry by clicking the link above.

Stay tuned to this ITKE Community Blog or subscribe to our newsletter to learn more about other contests we feature. To receive our newsletter (currently twice a week) just login to IT Knowledge Exchange and click the Edit My Account link. You’ll see a checkbox that can be selected to receive our IT Knowledge Exchange Community Newsletter.

Thanks for contributing to IT Knowledge Exchange and thanks for entering the contest. Take care.

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Be sure to browse these other contest entries

Data Center Contest: Disaster recovery using non-Microsoft “Windows”
Data Center Contest: Successful treatment of Mayo Clinic kill switch
Data Center Contest: Ooh, ooh that smell …can’t you smell that smell?
Data Center Contest: Oh what a tangled web we weave
Data Center Contest: Bathroom or Server room?
Data Center Contest: Saran Wrap to the rescue!
Data Center Contest: The 2:00 AM Wind Tunnel
Data Center Contest: Nuns bring network to its knees
Data Center Contest: The great Chicago flood of ‘91
Data Center Contest: Zut alors! How many cables?
Data Center Contest: Hose down those hard drives!
Data Center Contest: The Orville Redenbacher backup technique
Data Center Contest: Last one out, turn off the lights

January 6, 2009  3:41 PM

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 01/06/08

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community lately:

  • Featured question by HP
  • Featured community member
  • Questions of the week
  • Blog posts of the week
  • New community blogs
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

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January 5, 2009  10:33 PM

Ask 2, Answer 2: the Winners!

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

We are proud to announce the following IT Knowledge Exchange community members will each be receiving a $50 Amazon gift card as winners of our “Ask 2, Answer 2″ contest:

Congratulations to all of our winners. Remember to keep asking and answering in the community — we’ve got some exciting contests and promotions planned through this upcoming year!

Thanks, and happy posting,

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December 30, 2008  4:39 PM

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 12/30/08

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community lately:

  • Holiday greetings from IT Knowledge Exchange
  • Questions of the week
  • Blog posts of the week
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

Continued »


December 23, 2008  3:55 PM

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 12/23/08

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community lately:

  • Questions of the week
  • Blog posts of the week
  • New community blogs
  • Messages from the TechTarget network

Continued »


December 22, 2008  8:43 PM

TDWI World Conference in Las Vegas – February 22-27, 2009

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

IT Knowledge Exchange is a proud sponsor of the 2009 TDWI World Conference Series — below is information pertaining to the first event, taking place in Las Vegas in February.

The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) has announced it will host its winter 2009 World Conference in Las Vegas, NV, from February 22–27, 2009.

TDWI’s premier BI/DW education event emphasizes a topic on every executive’s mind: how to keep organizations properly aligned and responsive to change in today’s volatile business environment. Courses such as “Agile Project Management” and “Aligning Balanced Scorecard and BI to Optimize Business Performance” aim to provide a holistic approach that allows businesses to align people and projects to deliver agile solutions. The full-day courses will also feature topics in operational BI, insightful analytics, data management, and other business intelligence and data warehousing (BI and DW) disciplines. In addition, the TDWI BI Executive Summit will be co-located at the event in Las Vegas.

For more information, visit the event website.

Thanks,

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December 19, 2008  7:15 PM

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 12/18/08

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Yes, you heard right! IT Knowledge Exchange is trying out a newsletter “two newsletter per week” format, which will include features such as “IT Blogger of the Week” and “IT Knowledge Exchange Member of the Week” in the Thursday edition. Please send any feedback or suggestions to me at jenny@itknowledgeexchange.com.

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December 18, 2008  4:25 PM

IT Blogger of the Week – Yellow-Bricks.com

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

This week’s featured blog is Yellow Bricks, by Duncan Epping. The blog focuses mainly on virtualization, especially VMware, and updates readers daily with tips, tools, and links to related articles and whitepapers. As Epping describes, “[…] Bricks are solid but flexible at the same time [be]cause you can build anything you want. Same goes for virtualization, it provides you with a firm foundation with gaining flexibility at the same time.”

In a recent entry, Epping outlines his favorite health tools for VMware PSO. You can check it out here.

Yellow Bricks is a great read for anyone interested in VMware or even virtualization in general, as it covers all areas of virtualization in a thorough, balanced way.

Visit Yellow Bricks today!

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December 16, 2008  2:41 PM

IT Knowledge Exchange Community Update for 12/16/08

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Here is what’s happening in our community this week:

-> HP wants to know
-> Are you in the running yet?
-> Questions of the week
-> Blog posts of the week
-> New community blogs
-> Messages from the TechTarget network

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December 11, 2008  3:56 PM

IT Blogger of the Week – DataCenterKnowledge.com

JennyMack Jenny Mackintosh Profile: JennyMack

Hello Community,

Each week we want to highlight a blog or website that we think would benefit all IT pros. This week, it’s DataCenterKnowledge.com

If you’re looking for more information related to the data center, the Data Center Knowledge blog is a great place to start. Rich Miller and his editorial team cover data center news from all angles, targeted to different companies, locations, data center technologies and careers. He also travels to several enterprise events and reports on them, and posts discussion and review-focused video content.  If you are a data center professional or just interested in the Data Center space this blog covers it all and is a must read.

Visit DataCenterKnowledge.com today.

To submit your blog for review email sbrooks@techtarget.com

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