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February 6, 2008  11:50 AM

Overheard: Top 10 ways to kill your server

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Marketing, Servers, Video

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Scalent Systems builds software that can take 1 or 1000 machines "From Dead Bare Metal to Live, Connected Servers in 5 Minutes or Less". But we were sitting...

January 28, 2008  2:57 PM

Overheard: Don’t worry — It isn’t you, it’s them

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

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January 26, 2008  4:45 PM

Overheard: What happens to your computer after you give it to charity?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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January 17, 2008  11:21 PM

Overheard: The ten most interesting data center tours on video

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DataCenter, Tour, Video

editors_choice.gif I am proud to present the January 2008 WhatIs.com Editor's Choice Award to the individual creators of the following data center tours. For those of you who...

January 10, 2008  3:15 AM

Overheard: Microsoft is hot on viral marketing

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Marketing, Video

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January 10, 2008  3:05 AM

Overheard: Mommy, why does Microsoft want us to buy a server?

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
home office, Marketing, Servers, Technology, Video

[kml_flashembed movie="http://youtube.com/v/YNHwgnpzY9w" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] This children's book parody is a viral promotion for the Windows Home Server...

January 8, 2008  10:27 PM

Overheard: Inattentive blindness

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology, Video

The last few days I 've been looking at how to improve the whatis.com definition pages on the search sites so visitors who are interested in diving deeper into a topic can do so without having to search around. There is related content located on the right-hand side of each definition page, but...

January 7, 2008  8:08 PM

Overheard: Bill Gates’ retirement video

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Microsoft, Video

The video Bill Gates shared at his last CES keynote was a very sweet mockumentary about what his last full day at Microsoft will be like -- and his attempts to figure out what to do...

January 7, 2008  2:55 PM

Overheard: Blu-ray wins high-definition video battle

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Blu-ray, Technology, Video

robin_harris.gif Warner Brothers decision to abandon HD DVD is the confirmation - for those who needed it - that Blu-ray has...

January 7, 2008  2:10 AM

Overheard: Google Earth videos

Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Video

There are quite a few videos on YouTube where people have strung geoglyphs together to make a video, complete with soundtrack. In this case it's Gustav Holst's The Planets and you may want to turn your sound down if you're not into drama. The cool factor for Google Earth has moved way beyond...

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