As the Blu-ray and HD-DVD camps continue to quietly but fruitlessly work toward an agreement for a unified next-generation DVD standard, the battle lines continue to be drawn. The 20th Century Fox film studio announced that it will release its films, TV shows, and other content in the Sony-developed Blu-ray format after compatible players begin shipping in Europe, Japan, and North America. The company joins Sony Pictures Entertainment and Disney in backing the Blu-ray format for high-definition video. The company declined to comment about whether it would also support the competing HD-DVD format. HD-DVD's Hollywood backers include Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures, and Universal Pictures. The battle has just begun, and we have little hope that the two sides will settle on a unified standard. As a result, consumers interested in high-definition DVD will be left confused and unhappy.
Thursdays, October 8th to December 17th
11am, 1pm, and 3pm Eastern Time
John will cover topics including:
* Deploying, Managing, and Maintaining Windows * Key Features of Active Directory from Windows 2000 to Windows Server 2012 R2 PLUS Windows Server 2016 * Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 Hyper-V and Complementary Features * Key elements of Microsoft System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 and major changes in the 2016 wave * Deploying, Migrating to, and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization * Implementing a Private Cloud * Using PowerShell to Automate Common tasks * And much more!