SharePoint Journey contest

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Microsoft is running a SharePoint Journey Contest.

Share your SharePoint story to win your very own
professionally-filmed case study video, as well as a ticket to the Microsoft
SharePoint Conference 2011
in Anaheim, California on October 3-6 2011, worth
$1,199 (USD)!

Contest categories

SharePoint 2010 is a versatile solution and can address many different business
challenges. Choose a submission category from the following list on how you
used SharePoint to address the following business priorities:

  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce cost
  • Rapidly respond to business needs

Please note that you can submit to multiple categories, provided each submission is a unique and
different SharePoint 2010 solution (i.e., one solution per category).

You can register on this site:

http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-ca/SharePointContest/Pages/default.aspx

Closing date is August 22nd 2011 (5 pm EDT)

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Data Storage change for SP 2010 and RBS Value

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Microsoft has just published an article that describes data storage changes for sp2010.  It includes guidance for content databases with size up to 4 TB.  Guidance to up to 60 million documents in content database.

It also adds information about the value of RBS.

Information is included in this document SharePoint Server 2010 capacity management: Software boundaries and limits 

Here is the link for the post from Microsoft: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=988

Victrix Canadian partner of the year

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Last week Microsoft announced the winners for the 2011 Microsoft Partner of the year award.

I am please to announce that Victrix (the company I work for), is nominated for the Microsoft Canadian Partner of the year.

“The annual awards honor Microsoft partners for delivering innovative solutions during the past year that directly address customer challenges. Award winners and finalists, chosen from nominations from around the world, will be recognized at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2011, the company’s premier annual event for industry partners, July 10–14 in Los Angeles.”

It’s a great team effort.

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SharePoint SP1 is released

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SharePoint 2010 SP1 has been released:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2510766

Spencer Harbar has published a great article about SP1 http://www.harbar.net/archive/2011/06/30/327.aspx

You can find a list of the latest service packs and cummulative update on this article:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2011/06/30/april-2011-cu-for-sharepoint-2007-and-2010-has-been-released-on-tuesday.aspx

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