James Bannan

James Bannan is a systems and network manager for a K-12 private educational institution in Melbourne, Australia. He has also been an IT journalist since 2003, writing about many different aspects of consumer and IT Pro technology, specialising in technical reviews and tutorials on Windows client and server platforms. Follow his blog at www.demonictalkingskull.com.

Articles by James Bannan
Review: Quest Software’s vWorkspace
Create a unified view of your desktop virtualization environment, with applications delivered seamlessly from multiple sources.
Microsoft Views: Windows 7 IT Pro Features and Development
In this interview, Microsoft's Jeff Alexander discusses Windows 7 as it relates to IT pros, from XP mode to deployment.
Crash Course in P2V Migration 6
Physical-to-virtual (P2V) migration can be just what you need to preserve legacy systems on orphaned workstations. Follow these steps for a smooth transition.
Bill Hilf Discusses Trends in Microsoft’s Server Platform Strategy
Windows Server Foundation promises to be an end-to-end server solution for small businesses. But can Microsoft really create a one-size-fits-all in such a diverse market?
Microsoft Views: Windows Server Foundation
Windows Server Foundation offers and inexpensive server-class operating system for businesses with less than 15 users.
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